A former Idaho, Northern & Pacific GP40, since acquired by the moribund (stillborn?) Pacific Imperial Railroad, awaits its first day of service over a wash bridge in the desert in the Imperial Val... (more)
This F7B has been pretty much sitting in this spot for a decade or so now, awaiting its fate.
A former SP S4 and a former UP GP40 await an unknown fate at the former Carrizo Gorge Railway yard in Jacumba CA on the Mexico border.
Look to your left. Now look to your right. Only one of you will still be here this time next year. We are at the San Bernardino CA Metrolink station, where a leased ex GO F59PH and a one-of-a-kind... (more)
THIS IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE NICE THINGS! A set of UP Gensets waits out the weekend on Myers Street team track in downtown Los Angeles. Sadly the three units have become a canvas for stupidity.
Bombay's famous Victoria Terminus was renamed when the city was renamed to Mumbai and is now the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Photography is not permitted within the station but I was glad to be ... (more)
The Vulcan Rock Train comes out of the long tunnel under Newhall Pass separating the Santa Clarita Valley from the San Fernando Valley.
The Vulcan Rock Train begins to move again at CP Quartz as it starts to drop from the summit of Vincent/Acton behind it.
The Rock Train is slowed by the climb up to CP Crest and Soledad Canyon as it comes around a curve in Palmdale.
The Rock Train is just minutes into its journey as it heads west (railroad east) on the Union Pacific Mojave Sub (former Southern Pacific Palmdale Cutoff). The train will reverse directions upon r... (more)
The 7400 Zone switcher pulls a cut of cars over the Dominguez Channel in Carson, CA as it switches industries in the oil refinery rich area.
Most trains pass this point being shoved onto Terminal Island due to the size of the yards and the facilities. Only trains to the West Basin can be pulled in, but as we lucked out, that's what cam... (more)
The LOW10 picks up a car near the end of track at the one time location of the Pacific Electric Torrance shops, today a struggling industrial park.
The Torrance Local works Conoco near Gardena CA next to the aggregate conveyer for Robertson Ready-Mix.
The Malabar Switcher runs light through its namesake yard as it heads down to the ladder track in order to get to its next cut of cars.