With its last day of operations complete, Ventura County Railway No. 2 backs down the lead toward its respective barn stall in the late afternoon, golden light. Today's operations of the 99-year-o... (more)
UP 3080 gets the LOF67-27 back on the move after waiting patiently in the siding at Gaviota to meet Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, on a cool afternoon on the ex-Southern Pacific coast ... (more)
The Starlight Returns...To Daily Service. On May 27th I was looking for an excuse to get out and shoot something, and low-and-beyond, was rewarded with a surprisingly late Amtrak 14, the no... (more)
Tequila on Christmas Day. What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a little tequila? Now there's something I never thought I would say, but such was the case as the "Patron Tequila ... (more)
SP 1006, a beautifully restored SW1, looks sharp this warm, spring afternoon as it takes part in a mini "run one" session. Folks visiting the Southern California Railway Museum were invi... (more)
Basking in the golden hour light at Redondo Junction, Amtrak's Phase IV 40th Anniversary painted P42DC, AMTK 184, enjoys a break between duties as it waits for its turn to receive some attention f... (more)
Normally passing through the bustling downtown area of Santa Barbara a little after sunset on day two (the final day) of its journey to Los Angeles, a horrific winter storm in the Pacific Northwes... (more)
Santa Fe is Still All The Way. An original, Santa Fe bell bottom lantern - authentic right down to a real flame illuminating the square, Santa Fe herald on the glass globe - briefly makes a... (more)
The Big Three. Not to be confused with the gentlemen who provided the financial backing and leadership for the Central Pacific Railroad's involvement in the building of the Transcontinental... (more)
The Southern California Railway Museum (formerly known as the Orange Empire Railway Museum) shows off some of their finest, operating diesels in the golden hour light on a late, warm spring evenin... (more)
You might think its summer already with the warm temperature in Perris this afternoon as the sun beats down on an open field located south of downtown. Scattered sporadically throughout the acres ... (more)
All Good Things Come in Threes. As the old saying goes...you can't just stop at two since all good things come in threes.
An eastbound aircraft streaks in the sky above UP 942 and ATSF 108 as the Southern California Railway Museum's first formal night photography session continues into the evening.
Stars Under The Stars. As a handful of stars begin to make their appearance in the sky above Southern California, three other stars have taken center stage on the grounds in front of Barn 7... (more)
History at Barstow For the first time in history, an active 4000' class steam locomotive calls on the original, 1911-built Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway passenger station/Harvey House,... (more)