A year to the day that I shot this same unit at West Colton as PRLX 24, today finds the unit with PHL decals again at West Colton. The unit is returning from the San Antonio research center. Here ... (more)
UPY 3208 goes about switching seen from Pepper Ave.
UPY 3208 in fresh paint at Pepper Ave.
A short 1x1 Mira Loma bound auto train takes the Mt. Vernon connector at Colton, with UP 7708 bringing up the rear.
Here is something you don't see every day in Southern California, 6 Erie Lackawanna Electric MU (Multiple Unit) passenger cars sitting on the spur track in Colton! The Santa Fe main lines are to ... (more)
BNSF 3755 west heads into the west leg of the connector at Colton, where it will join the UP Yuma Sub for the remainder of it's trip to West Colton.
UP 5261 in fresh paint waits to take a trip around the balloon track at West Colton.
The Lackawanna-heritage unit leads the very-low-priority KAILC through Southern California on its way to LATC near downtown Los Angeles. Railfans in SoCal were waiting on this train for at least 2... (more)
EMDX 1602 awaits assignment at West Colton this morning.
A pair of KCS units along with a CSX motor are the head end power for this westbound Yermo bound military train. Bad news was UP decided to add a filthy SD70 to the point here for the climb up Caj... (more)
Modelers take note:This freshly-painted Union Pacific GP38-2 is so clean that, at first glance, it appears to be an unweathered model. But even a clean unit has a little dirt, as e... (more)
Still Preferable to a Wide-Nose (IMHO)The headlights belie the heritage of Union Pacific 581, seen in Colton, California, on July 12, 2003. This GP38-2 was built by EMD in May 1980... (more)
Amtrak Heritage unit 156 and Veterans unit 42 lead the westbound Southwest Chief south of Colton just after sunrise.
Recently repainted UP 6395 at West Colton.
PRLX 24 in Cat paint awaits being delivered to the PHL at UP's West Colton yard.