Come In From The Cold. During the winter months, MBTA moves unneeded locomotives inside the shop to avoid adding freeze damage to the backlog of work needed to keep the aging fleet running... (more)
Having just swapped trains with the Maxwell Turn, the Corning Flier begins the journey home at Cortina.
It's one of those beautiful, warm, early spring like day's in Northern California that rail photographers drem of. Also enjoying the weather is the crew of the California Northerns Corning Flier. ... (more)
CSX 1300 leads Y194 back towards Rougemere Yard a few minutes before sunset as the Ambassador Bridge and Renaissance Center tower above the train in the background.
Standing guard over the Emerald City? This Genset is waiting assignment on Union Pacific's Myer Street teamtrack (old Los Angeles & Salt Lake territory, home to UP engines since diesel days and be... (more)
At the press conference to show off the BNSF Railway's Hydrogen Hybrid, HH20B 1205, other low-emmision locomotives were also on display, such as 3GS21B 1262 and ES44C4 6617.
The 6AM 6AM Pier A Yard Switcher shoves back at the Wilmington Road junction, onto the the Gaffey Street Lead. This was once the junction between the Pacific Electric's San Pedro Via Torrance and ... (more)
On a Sunday afternoon the storm clouds move in over Los Angeles to bring a much needed downpour as the local power takes a day off.
Gensets and a remote control sled get fired up for their afternoon duties in Orange County.
The UP's Marlboro local passes a neon no left turn signal while street running through Anaheim, CA.
Pre Buffet BNSF
PHL 34 shoves a cut of US Borax covered hoppers down the lead to their storage and transload facility in the Port of Los Angeles.
Five Gensets handle the "110 Job" which is the transfer between the BNSF Alliance Yard and the BNSF North Yard. THey are seen here at the North end of Lake Wanda in charge of 127 cars.
CSX X022 yields an interesting duo of power. Up front is a ratty CSX GP38-2, followed by a newly rebuild Genset - 3GS21B locomotive. This unit is presumably headed for Selkirk for repairs.