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.
The Atlanta Blue Streak train works its way through the Alhambra Trench under Mt. Baldy.
Platform repo for Yermo head out of East Yard in LA under a classic LA sunset.
Kaiser Yard near Fontana CA has become a bastion of Super Fleet GP60Ms and is a place where you can still see a number of jobs working led by warbonnets. This set is leading the Second Kaiser back... (more)
Kaiser Yard near Fontana CA has become a bastion of Super Fleet GP60Ms and is a place where you can still see a number of jobs working led by warbonnets. The set in front is leading the Second Kai... (more)
Power for the Kaiser Hauler heads east out of West Colton on a super clear afternoon in which San Gorgonio Mountain can actually be seen in all of its glory. In the foreground is the GATX facility... (more)
After serving nearly a year in place of an OOS Genset, the old NW2 that's switched cars recently at GATX has been placed in a deadline (and the genset has been revived). Anyone know the history of... (more)
The longtime backdrop to railfan pics, Slover Mountain in Colton CA has nearly disappeared. It is being mined by a cement plant and there is almost nothing left. A UP trim job works in the foregro... (more)
A harbor stack train begins the trench part of its journey as it enters the Alameda Corridor south of downtown Los Angeles.
This is how a day of rail fanning would begin for me in 1977 - a parent would drop me at the Oradell train station and I would ride the Conrail passenger train off to wherever I was going. On this... (more)
The Millburn station was a great place for watching electric train action back in the 1970s with the old Edison cars still running on the Morris & Essex.
At the time of this photograph this was a Conrail commuter train. It was steam heated and used old streamliner coaches. The FL9 was painted in New York MTA's blue and white scheme.
The El Segundo Local builds its train in 4th Street yard. Power is a pair of two Gensets bookending a GP38-2. While it sounded like all three were working the GEEP sure was making a lot more noise... (more)
The El Segundo Local builds its train in 4th Street yard under the doomed 6th Street Viaduct which is now reportedly down to its last six months on this planet.
Power for the UP LOW10 Torrance spends its downtime on a wide open team track where it is tagged mercilessly. The modern office high-rise in the background is LA Metro HQ.