The "Rock Train" enters West Colton Yard from Cabazon.
Another lightpower move at the West Colton Yard as a train comes off the Palmdale Cut-off from Mojave, hard to see but there's a clean unpatched C44AC in the consist, SP 179.
A lightpower move at the West Colton Yard.
A pair of ex-SP SD40M-2's shove back a cut of cars at Pepper Ave. in West Colton on a hazy June morning.
Entering West Colton Yard off the balloon track.
The West Colton Engine Maintenance Facility
Take note of UP 1983 in the middle of the consist in the foreground
Union Pacific WP 1983 makes a brief appearance at West Colton. As I took this it was being readied to return to Northern California, as usual it was mid-consist!
An uncommon site almost anywhere. Two Cotton Belt engine, one unpatched followed by a unpatched SP unit in the W.C. Yard.
West Colton Yard at 11:26pm, still going strong.
Two unpatched SP units get ready to head to Mojave.
The "Rock Train" makes it's way from Cabazon to Long Beach.
A different look, looking towards Pepper Ave in the background. The owrk going on on the background is for the new engine maintenance facility.
A unpatched SP unit shows the UP units how it's done!