The once-a-week Leesdale Turn builds its train in Gemco Yard as it prepares for a run up to Oxnard California, where it will swap cars and then head back to Van Nuys before the day is done.
Power for the North Platte performs a dance in the trim yard, dropping its DPU on on track and then heading off to the head end of its train. In the background the Mojave Flyer gets ready to depar... (more)
BNSF's First Kaiser is heading back towards its namesake yard on the Metrolink San Gabriel sub and passing by an old water tower along the way.
BNSF's First Watson climbs Monoco Hill on a sunny Friday afternoon with its pulls from Chevron.
BNSF's First Watson heads south from El Segundo on its way from Chevron to Exxon Mobil over Monoco Hill.
The Torrance Local shoves up Sartori to a business park at the end of the line. This is the one time Pacific Electric line to its huge shops complex and still looks like an interurban in some ways... (more)
The Torrance Local heads over a small bit of street running that is a vestige of this line's one-time life as an interurban line. Heading down Vermont Avenue the train will soon turn back to its o... (more)
The Torrance Local shoves a string of cars to set out into the Conoco facility. The large aggregate unloader is for Robertson Ready Mix Concrete next door (and will see use in a few hours when the... (more)
The empty Pasha Slab train usually runs at night and is a very hard train to catch. On this day, however, it appeared at Dolores Yard in the mid afternoon. It is seen here transitioning to the BNS... (more)
A deadhead move from CMF (Central Maintenance Facility) to LAUS (Los Angeles Union Station) is led along the east bank of the River Sub by Metrolink's unique F40PH, everyone's favorite engine.
A San Diego bound Pacific Surfliner climbs the Redondo Flyover on its way from Metrolink tracks to BNSF tracks. Below it the Los Angeles River has some rare water.
The Oil Cans await a new crew at CP Main Street in downtown Los Angeles (alongside the Los Angeles River). This track was originally built as the Los Angeles Terminal (a Union Pacific precursor) a... (more)
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz is paced from the nearby highway as it heads into dirt road only territory.
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz passes by the ATSF station sign and yard in Rice.
Train #708 from Parker to Cadiz.