This ex Southern Pacific S6 made its way back east in the late 1970s and has been here ever since toiling for the Fore River Transportation company. Presently out of service, it is receiving work ... (more)
A former Penn Central GP38 and a former Pennsylvania Railroad N5 cabin are united again on the roster of Fore River Transportation, a terminal operation in Quincy MA. Both the cabin car (hey, my d... (more)
Inbound PCC car at Milton, birthplace of both President George HW Bush, and my three-greats grandmother.
Taken at the one grade crossing on the Mattapan High Speed Line, an Ashmount bound inbound car is clanging through to alert local motorists.
A rebuilt PCC car passes by old factor buildings in downtown Milton. The area between the tracks and the water includes the former New Haven ROW from its Old Colony RR branch.
An outbound PCC car heads west toward Mattapan.
There's something in the wood! This crossing is at one of two streets right next to each other, both named Bower (and connecting at a point that is not on the map). The Fore River Railroad runs fr... (more)
The First Watson heads back towards Watson Yard, passing through the verdant small suburb of Lawndale.
The Guadalupe Turn heads under the remains of a one time Bush Gardens pedestrian bridge (and support for a monorail).
The daily Barstow to Watson train heads through the Black Bridges north of Victorville on their way to the South Bay of Los Angeles. Power is the typical set of 7700s that it has been for over ten... (more)
A Union Pacific manifest passes over the black bridges north of Victorville, CA. The unit smoking in the back is an AC6044CW.
The Mojave Northern mine train trundles across the wide expanse of the Mojave on its way to the Cemex cement plant along Route 66.
Days after hitting a Roto Rotor tank truck, the Mojave Northern mine train is back to running on normal schedule with its usual power, an ex UP, nee CNW SD60.
Most railfans look to avoid wires, but in city areas that is often impossible, especially here in Redondo Beach where the First Watson moves between Chevron and ExxonMobil passing under dozens upo... (more)
The once-a-week Leesdale Turn heads under the pedestrian bridge off of Raymer in the heart of industrial Van Nuys. This is one of the grittier neighborhoods of greater Los Angeles.