How to Make it Even UglierAdding a BNSF freight engine to most Metrolink trains certainly conflicts with the carrier's streamlined equipment. BNSF AC4400CW 5627 is even less attrac... (more)
Ready to Meet the PublicMetrolink's first (and, so far, only) F125 will be on display at Los Angeles Union Station on Monday, July 18, 2016. The engine arrived a day early to get s... (more)
In May, 1971, Union Pacific is using its new U50C’s in high-speed service out of East Los Angeles, where the 5003 is being serviced at the open-air engine facility. UP gambled big on the 5,000-hp ... (more)
The city of Los Angeles provides a nice backdrop for Amtrak maintenance...
End of the Month ... And End of the LineOn the inaugural run of Southern Pacific's Coast Daylight #99, on March 21st, 1937, the fireman was M. J. Crowley. Thirty-seven years... (more)
After making it's way to Los Angeles on the run through 698 train from Tulsa prototype and I believe only SD40-2 painted in the experimental "Tiger Stripe" scheme waits at Santa Fe's Hob... (more)
A Forty-Two-Year-Old Mystery Solved!Ever since stumbling upon a pair of New York Metropolitan Transit Authority R32 subway cars in Los Angeles back in February 1974, I'd wondered wh... (more)
The Crystal Springs & Cahuenga Valley Railway was, I believe, a fictional railroad made up by the Travel Town folk in Los Angeles. Back in the 1990s and early 2000s they ran a caboose train on the... (more)
SP GP40X 7200 and 7201 at the SP Taylor yard in 1984.
SF 5962 and two other units are couple to some SP power at the SP Taylor Yard in Los Angeles in December 1984.
UP 3800 along with DD40X 6916 and 3709 at the East Los Angeles engine facility. Taken with permission.
Union Pacific El Segundo switcher with three genset locomotives in Los Angeles, CA.
One of Kaiser Steel's Eagle Mountain RR U30C's showed up at SP's Taylor Yard engine facility for some wheel work.
One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other...On July 15th, 1993, as Amtrak was taking the Swedish X2000 (also known as X2) trainset around the country, it spent the day on display in... (more)
A Del Amo Bound Metro Blue Line train in Los Angeles, CA.