Tucked away among a miriad of freight cars, a UP manifest prepares to depart for points East.
High horsepower units rule the roost at West Colton.
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.