One of Santa Fe's large 4-8-4s, 3782, is seen at the railroad's Redondo Junction roundhouse facility, just a couple miles south of downtown Los Angeles. The exact date, and the photographer, are u... (more)
A Riverside Line train finishes its long run from the Inland Empire to LA as it runs along the Los Angeles River on former UP track.
The morning's Coast Starlight is shoved along the LA River on its way to Los Angeles Union Station.
An East LA bound set of Breda LRVs crest the arc over 1st Street Bridge while the LA skyline sit behind it.
A Culver City bound train heads outbound away from the iconic downtown Los Angeles skyline. In less than two years trains down this line will be going all the way to Santa Monica, bringing railroa... (more)
Two twins with proper number boards sit in the area where the round house once stood.
A variety of Santa Fe steam locomotives can be seen occupying the stalls at the railroad's Redondo Junction roundhouse just south of Los Angeles, California. Locomotives include, from left to righ... (more)
The cans take a rest after their run from Wunpost and San Luis Obispo. The train sits alongside the Los Angeles River on a ROW that was original built for UP predecessor the Los Angeles Terminal. ... (more)
One of Santa Fe's large 4-8-4s, 3782, is getting serviced at the railroad's Redondo Junction roundhouse facility, just a couple miles south of downtown Los Angeles. The date, and the photographer... (more)
A plaque inside reads "Union Station - 1939, Built in Spanish-colonial style on an Indian village and later Chinese town site by Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Union Pacific Railroads."
Southern Pacific used to paint engines in the open-air on the turntable whisker tracks at Los Angeles' Taylor Yard until the mid 70s. U25B 6709 is in chromate primer on July 22, 1973.
Contrasting current Amtrak road diesels sit outside the shop. One is an EMD product, the other GE. One dedicated to Pacific Surfliner service and the other used all over the system.
The 173 is illuminated by the evening sun in the yard.
In the late 70's early 80's I take a weeks vacation from running trains and go riding trains. I really enjoyed the open Dutch Doors on the older equipment with the Cons permission of course.