An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner shoves its way towards LA (looming in the background) as it crosses the LA River on the Redondo Flyover.
Union Pacific's J-Yard Switcher comes off the Alameda Industrial Lead and onto the narrow alley located spur to the "sugar house," a corn syrup processor.
Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern's Blue Streak Service LA to Atlanta train begins its trek out of LA with Dodger Stadium in the distance.
A northbound Surfliner heads between Budweiser buildings as it heads into single-track territory.
With track work closing the Ventura Sub, Amtrak ran a stub set of equipment shuttling back and forth to Chatsworth, where passengers were transferred to buses. Here the equipment has just arrived ... (more)
With early afternoon high sun finally starting to wane I headed out for my lunchtime non-Summer standby, BNSF's First Watson, which while a yard job, runs from Wilmington California to Torrance Ca... (more)
The First Watson is smaller than a tree.
With early afternoon high sun finally starting to wane I headed out for my lunchtime non-Summer standby, BNSF's First Watson, which while a yard job, ru... (more)
With a collection of four large road engines, what is considered a local hauler (the Leesdale Turn from Van Nuys to Oxnard to Van Nuys) awaits word from the DS that it has a window to begin its ru... (more)
A Moorpark bound commuter train heads through Van Nuys, passing under the former pedestrian bridge that once served the now long-gone Busch Gardens.
Metrolink's after Chatsworth Turn passes CP Raymer.
A sparkly new California Department of Transportation Charger pulls a Surfliner set west under the vestigial remnant of the Busch Gardens pedestrian bridge.
While Amtrak has replaced most of its Surfliner power with new SC-44 Chargers, it's still possible to find a stand-in P42DC or two, as in this case, heading towards San Dieago in Van Nuys.
A Metrolink train from Moorpark to Los Angeles shoves its way under the remnants of the Busch Gardens pedestrian bridge in Van Nuys.
Bedecked in the ribbon scheme to match Metrolink's newest passenger car order, rebuilt F59PHR #870 has a long run to Ventura East ahead of it.
A returning Chatsworth turn pulls into Burbank with an F59PHI sitll in as delivered paint shoving on the rear.