After the fog burned off, power was hostled onto waiting trains. This was the first set of the morning which included UP 3564 in original paint.
Sunrise over West Colton sets an eerie scene as the fog has not yet burned off from the cool night before.
An SP switching set consisting of two SD38-2s and a slug wait to work a train with a Cotton Belt caboose.
Strangers in a Strangeland! BNSF power sits in UP's West Colton Yard.
The sun sets over the UP yard at West Colton.
UP 2746 is busy working in the yard at West Colton.
It always amazes me why westbounds take the balloon track into the yard when they could come straight in. Hey I'm not complaining just curious!
One westbound wait on the balloon track as another comes off the Palmdale Cut-off from Mojave.
Two SD70ACe's running elephant style enter West Colton Yard.
Amtrak #3 comes off the balloon track as it enters West Colton Yard.
UP 1983 doing a reverse move in preparation of going to the roundhouse.
A lightpower move at West Colton with a Ferromex Dash 9 in the mix.
UP 1983 just before passing under Pepper Ave on it's way to the roundhouse.
UP 1983 pulls past another set of lightpower that has just come down from the roundhouse.
Now cut from their train, UP 1983 and company prepare to back down one of the service tracks at West Colton.