A pair of SP GP40M-2s switches the yard at Pittsburg, CA. This is a local out of Ozol, just west of Martinez working this part of the Mococo Line. The line, which connects the Cal-P at Martinez wi... (more)
On Thanksgiving Day, 1995, Santa Fe 876 West, an apparently high-priority manifest out of Chicago bound for Richmond, CA, roars past local power parked in front of the Pittsburg yard office.
Just after sundown, a Santa Fe eastbound idles in the siding at Pittsburg, CA, waiting for a crew to take her out on the road.
A hot Santa Fe 199 accelerates through Pittsburg as its lead unit rocks through the east switch of the siding there. Partly obscured in shadow is a GP30u that the railroad uses for locals based in... (more)
At dusk, a westbound BNSF coiled steel train headed for nearby USS POSCO Steel passes local switching power sitting in front of the yard office at Pittsburg, CA.
As local power idles next to the yard office, a westbound BNSF manifest rolls through town. Pittsburg is the site of some heavy industry, including Dow Chemical and USS-POSCO Steel.
The Joliet IL-Pittsburg CA coil train pulls into Pittsburg before backing its train into the USS-Posco facility.
BNSF local power lays over in front of the ex-ATSF station in Pittsburg CA
The daily Ozol-Pittsburg turn works through Nichols, on its way to interchange local traffic with the Sant Fe.
As I pass on a San Joaquin a pair of locomotives sit at Pittsburg. Nikon D70 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
A 199 train skirts the outskirts of Pittsburg with the giant Pittsburg Generating Station looming in the distance.
SD75M leads a hot westbound intermodal train past the Santa Fe depot at Pittsburg.
876 West, a heavy manifest pulled by three clean red and silver locomotives, passes GP30s parked at the Pittsburg depot.
A hot Z train rams through Pittsburg past a trio of ex-Santa Fe GP30s used for local switching.