A Conrail GP30 in fresh blue can-opener y paint shares the roundhouse whiskers with a Penn Central box car and a rebuilt Conrail pup (also with a can opener).
A Lack-Lack returns light from having shuttled something (probably baretables) out onto some siding somewhere between Corona and LA. The matched pair of faux warbonnets was a nice surprise.
A UTA TRAX set of older Siemens cars leaves the Courthouse station as it heads between the Little America and Great America Hotels in downtown Salt Lake City.
Savage power sits in Midvale Yard awaiting its next assignment.
A Utah TRAX Blue line train rolls past the Mormon Temple in downtown Salt Lake City.
An Ogden bound Frontrunner picks up speed as it departs downtown Salt Lake City.
The North Yard switch pulls down towards CP Salt Lake City on a glorious Utah day.
The Salt Lake Intermodal contract switch works the yard on a glorious Utah morning.
A Long Beach bound platform repo train passes one of the ubiquitous tsunami evacuation route signs that those of us who live directly on the California coast tend to ignore.
A Long Beach bound platform repo nears the precarious town of La Conchita (railroad Punta) in Ventura County. Hard to tell because it's a flatcar train, but it can be seen all the way to the left ... (more)
Power for the PTC test train sits in Oxnard Yard (with its own private security guard just out of frame).
An officer's special from Houston to Oakland heads through Van Nuys at high speed as my one-time-railfan son watches it pass.
The sun has set on a Trona coal trains DPU at Fleta between Mojave and Lancaster on the UP Mojave Sub.
Running light after having shoved a set of international cars up to Inyokern on the remnants of the old UP Lone Pine Branch, the Trona turn heads back into Searles to build its train of empties.
The weekday Trona turn to Searles comes around the curve passing an old water tank, a vestige of a time when there was a town here and locomotives were serviced. This is yet another shot I owe the... (more)