The South Industries Switcher awaits its crew on the old Union Pacific San Pedro Sub along Downey Road in beautiful light (highlighting the local thug's defacing of railroad property).
The El Segundo Local passes the Catalina Pacific cement plant on its way to drop a long cut of cars at Chevron. The power today was an unusually long six gensets. Maybe the extra paint requires mo... (more)
A fairly rare steam-generator equipped ex Chicago & Northwestern (later Carrizo Gorge) rebuilt GP9 sits behind the Gerdau Corsa distribution center in Matanuco BCN Mexico awaiting its fate. Behin... (more)
The Turno Valle Redondo comes into the Garcia Station slowly and getting ready to make a set out of both a loaded lumber car and its pulls from Z gas (to pick up on the way back).
Working the Z Gas in the middle of a very busy automobile and pedestrian corner. Somehow train, car, bus, taxi, and people all manage to get along.
The Baja California Railroad's Interchange Job is greeted (or told off, not sure) by the yard guard's dog as it has returned to Mexico from the USA and begins building the Valle Redondo Turn's tra... (more)
The Baja California Railroad's Interchange Job builds its train in the yard in Tijuana. Soon it will shove over the Mexico/USA border into San Ysidro and swap its pulls for deliveries with the San... (more)
The evening's Long Beach Hauler (to West Colton) is staged in Manual Yard with nine units for power (likely just utilizing the scheduled train for a power move also). Photo is taken from the Pacif... (more)
BNSF's 613 Watson Shuttle Job begins to cross the one and only grade crossing on the Alameda Corridor (E. Lomita). Between the dirt road and the constant extremely heavy truck traffic, this is a v... (more)
BNSF's 613 Watson Shuttle Job waits at the West Thernard signals for permission to head onto the PHL's Long Beach Sub.
PHL's 1PM UP Dock Job has a long string of stacks on the coupler as it takes the Long Beach Sub and heads south into the spaghetti bowls of tracks ahead of it.
The 5AM dock job has an incredibly long cut of baretables on the coupler as it shoves up the Long Beach Sub, about to enter Union Pacific's Dolores Industrial Lead on its way to drop the empties a... (more)
The 8AM Dock Job heads under the big signal bridge at West Thernard in Carson, led by Pacific Harbor Line's only PR30C.
Metrolink 155 to Chatsworth and 116 from Moorpark make their station stops at Burbank, showing off the two general varieties of F59s that Metrolink uses.
One of Metrolink's original engines, now in its third full paint scheme, shoves a train into downtown Burbank the day after Valentine's Day.