The "Elsie" shoves a long string of cars towards Hawthorne while running alongside the parallel Century Freeway. This is one of those shots that I have wanted for decades, but getting a train faci... (more)
Stacks along the LA River. This train is going around the horn so to speak. It came in on the Alhambra Sub (SP Sunset Route) and is now heading down on the old Los Angeles Terminal (later UP, now ... (more)
BNSF 7302 heads a doublestack train up Cajon Pass at Hill 582 as two Union Pacific units bring up the rear of a westbound on the evening of the 20th December 2012.
Olivet Ascending [Hike About Los Angeles Series] - Angels Flight is a funicular railway located on Bunker Hill in Downtown Los Angeles. It consists of two funicular cars named Sinai and ... (more)
The LOF42 is heading back to Gemco on the Metrolink Valley sub. A stack train is in the siding waiting for the local plus another Metrolink train.
The Cereal Food Processing plant switcher has just pulled a cut of cars up to the milling plant (from a spur off the Union Pacific Wilmington Sub).
A platform repo train builds at Nadeau south of the erstwhile Amoco Tower on the one time Pacific Electric four track main - now split between LA Metro Rail and Union Pacific.
brand new 757 sits in track seven at BNSF's exSanta Fe Hobart yard diesel facility
for reasons that I do not remember, Union Pacifics hot LAZ is detouring over Santa Fe and has just been pulled backwards out of UP's East Los Angeles yard down the San Pedro Sub and is now heading... (more)
lite engine working at Amtrak's exSanta Fe 8th Street coach yard near downtown LA. Until 1985 Santa Fe crews manned the coach jobs and supplied the yard power.
A home-built Southern Pacific 0-6-0 switcher now suns out its days at the museum-turned-playground-turned back to museum of Travel Town.
Taken at the Travel Town museum.
Practically new (built in July 1973), Amtrak SDP40F 508 sits at Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal after arriving with train #3, the Southwest Limited on July 9th, 1973.
Switching Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal on April 15th, 1982, is Amtrak GP7 761. The old GP is bringing in a cut of Amfleet cars for a San Diegan. Amtrak 761 began life as Frisco GP... (more)