The Day Bud, a former SP job, is running with two ex SP engines on this day, including an L-shaped windshield GP38-2, seen her backing to a hook with a cut of BO auto racks.
A longterm Amtrak clerk waits at the exact spot she knows the this Surfliner will stop at - so that she is aligned with the baggage door.
After an unusually long day that included leaving its pulls on the yard lead it usually uses to get to Budweiser, the Day Bud pulls light back into the yard to clear way for the Leesdale Local, LO... (more)
A Moorpark train makes a brief stop in downtown Burbank to both pick up and left off passengers.
The Saturday relief job climbs Monoco Hill in Lawndale, CA on its way from the Chevron facility in El Segundo to the Exxon Mobil facility in Torrance. Moments before to packs of pre-teen boys pass... (more)
On Saturdays the 41 Relief Job fills in for the First Watson in running up from Wilmington to Torrance and El Segundo, serving both the Exxon Mobil refinery (in the background) and the Chevron ref... (more)
A nearly eight hour late SWC pulls out of Fullerton having just completed its last station stop prior to arriving in Los Angeles. Reportedly the lead Amtrak unit had broken down and BNSF provided ... (more)
Running a bit over five hours late, the Southwest Chief was a nice surprise to me and a group of other rail photogs out to grab some shots of the crossover at Frost before it reportedly gets torn ... (more)
A Chicago to San Bernardino intermodal train passes the onetime location of Cajon Station as it rolls over the very final miles of its Route 66 Journey.
The westbound City of Hope Christmas Train for 2014 is seen here on the old Santa Fe Second District (now the Metrolink Pasadena Sub) on its way past the San Dimas railroad station.
As the sun sets on another day of trains, trains, trains in the Cajon Pass/San Bernardino area, the dupers (DPUS) of a Quality Roseville are silhouetted in this view from iconic Route 66.
A loaded train departs the clinker at Black Rock Quarry as it begins its surprisingly fast run to the Cemex River Plant near downtown Victorville.
An Orange County Line Metrolink heads up and over the Redondo Flyover on its way to downtown Los Angeles in the distance.
A Long Beach to Chicago (Logistics Park) stacker climbs up Cajon Pass, passing world famous Hill 582, and passing the DPUs of a westbound Chicago to San Bernardino train.
An extra Long Beach to Chicago (Ashland) stacker climbs up Cajon Pass, passing world famous Hill 582.