A deadhead move from CMF (Central Maintenance Facility) to LAUS (Los Angeles Union Station) is led along the east bank of the River Sub by Metrolink's unique F40PH, everyone's favorite engine.
A San Diego bound Pacific Surfliner climbs the Redondo Flyover on its way from Metrolink tracks to BNSF tracks. Below it the Los Angeles River has some rare water.
The Oil Cans await a new crew at CP Main Street in downtown Los Angeles (alongside the Los Angeles River). This track was originally built as the Los Angeles Terminal (a Union Pacific precursor) a... (more)
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz is paced from the nearby highway as it heads into dirt road only territory.
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz passes by the ATSF station sign and yard in Rice.
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz.
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz passes through the Sonoran Desert about a mile east of Grommet as the setting sun lights the Buckskin Mountains over one state in Arizona.
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz has just begun its journey with most of its train still in Parker as it crosses the Colorado River into California.
The crew puts together the day's train 708 shoving the power onto the first cut of cars about an hour before train time. In the consist are two Rapid City & Pierre SD40-2s, an ARZC SD45-2 and two ... (more)
Not certain what happened here, but this tank car sits along the siding in Sabalon CA on the Arizona & California, in a location only accessible by dirt roads. Kind of look like my room did when I... (more)
An extremely long harbor train passes the hills of barren Bagdad on its way to Long Beach, CA.
Richmond CA to El Paso TX autoracks (aka FEMA political prisoner cars) pass through the California desert on a perfect winter morning.
A Belen bound manifest with three GEVOs leading two SD40-2s, a Dash 8-40BW and a rebuilt green GP35 in the consists snakes around the Needle sub curves to the west of Ludlow literally seconds afte... (more)
A Slaton to Barstow manifest comes up on the elevated westbound curve west of Siberia on the BNSF Needles Sub as the sun breaks through for a moment.
Metrolink's lone F40PH (one of four bought from Amtrak, but the only one to ever enter service) waits with a train it will push to Los Angeles.