Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 arrives at Pasadena. In less than three months, the train will switch over to Santa Fe's route via Fullerton in January 1994 - ending over 100 years of heavy rail pass... (more)
With the moon the only thing in the perfect blue sky, a westbound Santa Fe stack train races toward the sunset near McCartys. An SD45B is 2nd in the consist.
Several newer SP 4-axle high horsepower units lead an eastbound stack train past Ontario Airport in the tiny town of Guasti.
Southbound Surfliner 774 from San Luis Obispo is nearing the end of its run along the Pacific just north of Ventura. The rails will soon cut inland, and passengers won't see the ocean again until... (more)
Southbound Pacific Surfliner 784 pushes out of the Seacliff siding, after a meet with northbound Surfliner 769.
UP 4668 leads a westbound doublestack train across Temple Avenue in Pomona in the late afternoon.
While waiting for a photo of Amtrak 799, I was pleasantly surprised to catch a southbound UP freight. Ironically, in the summer months when the sun is right for this shot, morning fog is very com... (more)
Amtrak 799 passes just north of Ventura on a sunny day at the beach, with private car 'National Forum' just ahead of former F40PH cab-control car 90208.
The OERM excursion train to Hemet is on the return leg to the museum grounds, very close to Perris.
An excursion from the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris reaches Hemet, where DOT-012 runs around the train for the 18 mile return trip. This is the last time an OERM train ran to Hemet.
Even on Memorial Day, the parade of eastbound stack trains out of the LA harbor goes on, with UP 4055 leading in perfect sun.
An eastbound Santa Fe freight crosses one of the bridges in the middle of Abo Canyon.
Warbonnets meet at the east end of the Sais siding, with a hot westbound pigtrain coming out of Abo Canyon on the main.
An eastbound stack train crosses the first bridge at the west end of Abo Canyon in the mid-afternoon.
Seven-month old Santa Fe 923 leads a quartet of red & silver warbonnets with a westbound at Lambert. The 2nd main track has been extended here, so the signals that used to mark the end of double ... (more)