An Amtrak Acela begins to pick up speed again after making the 30th Street Station stop for Philadelphia. Here it is passing through University City with the City of Brotherly Love's expanding sky... (more)
Amtrak's City Sprinter Veteran's Unit heads south and away from the Philadelphia skyline on a beautiful summer afternoon during the Democratic Convention. I feel pretty lucky. I've shot the NEC tw... (more)
This photo is mid-afternoon on a day without a cloud in the sky. What you are seeing is smoke from the Sand Fire, 40 miles away. Sand Fire smoke covered Santa Monica for most of the day leaving it... (more)
A BNSF AC4400CW leads a deadhead double set into Los Angeles Union Station. This train will take a platform and then be cut into two trains for their revenue outbound runs.
Because what you really need for commuter trains is the ability to pull huge amounts of tonnage at very low speeds without burning out the traction motors, a pair of BNSF AC4400CWs await their tru... (more)
An F59, F40 and 4-8-4 walk into a bar... Metrollink lined up the "old equipment" to display with their brand new F125. Wonder if the F59 and/or F40 will live on like the Northern.
Something borrowed - something blue (greenish blue?). A borrowed BNSF AC4400CW sits next to Metrolink's first Tier IV unit, F125 #905 in Los Angeles Union Station. While the F125 was the major att... (more)
One of the BNSF AC4400CWs leased by Metrolink for commuter duty sits in Los Angeles Union Station awaiting its next run. Metrolink has announced that it is beginning to phase out these freight uni... (more)
UP ISCLB 16 retakes the main while making a set out in Aurant Yard. Image taken from Valley Blvd overpass.
SBRHS' grandly restored Santa Fe 4-8-4 #3751 pulls up to its spot on Track 14 where it will spend the next day on display while a railfan photographs it.
SBRHS' grandly restored Santa Fe 4-8-4 #3751 passes Twin Towers Correctional Facility on its way into display at LAUS.
SBRHS' grandly restored Santa Fe 4-8-4 #3751 passes Terminal Tower on its way into display at LAUS.
One of the uglier AC4400CWs leased for commuter services by Metrolink awaits its trip up the Valley Sub to Lancaster at Los Angeles Union Station.
Metrolink's first Tier IV diesel, F125 #905 is the lead unit on a display train being set up for an event the following day at Los Angeles Union Station.
The Guadalupe Turn races along the Pacific Ocean coast as it nears Arroyo Hondo between Goleta and Gaviota.