Palm trees, the setting sun and the unmistakable grit of Los Angeles are pictured as a UP and Metrolink train roll through East Redondo.
The Sunday Day Bud Switcher departs Aurant westbound with a long train bound for Gemco Yard in Van Nuys and an assortment of ex-SSW and SP geeps for power.
LOF41 switches cars at Aurant Yard with 4 geeps for power.
Westbound intermodal train approaching UP's East Yard
A San Bernardino-bound Metrolink banks around Union Pacific's Los Angeles Transit Center, better known as LATC, as it makes its way out of the busy metropolitan hub for a trips trip east.
The rear-end of CDTX 2114, a new SC-44 Charger built by Siemens in Sacramento, rests on one of the whisker tracks at the Redondo Turntable as it shares stalls with the AMTK 464 - a soon to be repl... (more)
The Sun Sets on the Santa Fe. Redondo Junction, a home to the Santa Fe Railway's fleet of Southern California-based locomotive from steam into diesel days, can still be found to have a few ... (more)
A Golden Morning in Los Angeles. A Metro Gold Line light-rail train, wrapped in none-other than a "gold" wrap to symbolize it's service on the specific line out to Azusa, banks to... (more)
WP 3555 heads towards the diesel service area in the Union Pacific East LA yard.
Southern Pacific 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2 156, 174 and 168 south out of the Taylor Yard and along the "river" in Los Angeles. The train has stopped to wait for the dispatcher to ... (more)
Zebra Stripes Return to the Redondo Turntable. Not too far of a cry from Santa Fe's original "Zebra Stripe" paint scheme, Pacific Harbor Line's similar scheme is one that certain... (more)
Generations Collide. On a warm morning in Los Angeles, a pair of newly delivered SC-44 "Charger" locomotives sit on the turntable's whisker tracks as they wait for their chance t... (more)
Along the River: Amtrak train 580 rolls along the LA river on its way south to San Diego. In the background, the new 6th Street Bridge is under construction.
Amtrak CF7 594 (ex Santa Fe 2584 originally F7A 277C) near Los Angeles Union Station on August 01, 1992. In 1984 Amtrak acquired 25 ex-Santa Fe CF7s.
A scene that will soon fade into the pages of history unfolds on this warm, Independence Day as a venerable Metrolink F59 prepares to shove its train to the commuter railroad's Central Maintenance... (more)