This temporary sign was put up along the track panels set up by Union Pacific to pull Big Boy 4014 from the Rail Giants Museum out into the parking lot.
As if on a tour of the most iconic railfan spots of SoCal, this UP passenger special hit Tehachappi, Cajon, and here San Timeteo on its way from Oakland to Council Bluffs.
The Southern Pacific heritage unit usually works on what one might call classier trains than the El Centro Hauler, but she's been in rotation on this turn for over a week now. The train negotiates... (more)
A Union Pacific passenger special from Oakland CA to Council Bluffs IA heads through Cajon Pass on the the SP Palmdale Cutoff.
A Union Pacific passenger special from Oakland CA to Council Bluffs IA races south on the Mojave Sub, hitting track speed here.
A Blue Line train from Long Beach passes through the junction with the Expo Line as it heads into downtown LA on a glorious Southern California day.
A leased ex GO unit fits right in on what has been F59PH territory for a long time, shoving by the parking garage to the west of the Metrolink station in quaint downtown Claremont.
The LATC hostler brings the power off of the recently arrived Brooklyn (ZBRLC) back towards Commerce so it can be serviced in East Yard.
An East LA bound train glides away from downtown Los Angeles, with the skyscrapers behind it and City Hall to the right.
The unique MiTrain F59PH heads up a Metrolink train to Irvine that has just begun its journey passing by the iconic and soon to be razed 6th Street Bridge.
The Global 2 heads by the old Sears warehouse on the east bank of the Los Angeles River (looking at the DPUs).
The East Industries Job shoves along Jewel, passing 4 Seasons Merchandise in Vernon on its way to Cargil.
Doesn't get much more inner city or gritty than this. The East Industries Job shoves over Downey Road to enter the Vernon Lead with a delivery for Cargil.
British Columbia Railways Caribou Prospector loads at the North Vancouver train station before beginning its trip north. This train left right about at dawn. Heartbreaking that it and its RDCs are... (more)
Ventura County's fleet of Alco S6 switchers sit sidelined at the railroad's Oxnard facility, awaiting their transfer to the Filmore and Western.