The crew is still on board tying up their power as they put away the Torrance Local's power in the unprotected lot that has brought these engines to this horrific state of tagging. The boys hangin... (more)
The Union Pacific El Segundo Local works the old Pacific Electric Yard at Standard Oil (now Chevron). The SD70M is quite unusual. Most days this job just has its finger painted gensets.
The Union Pacific El Segundo Local works the old Pacific Electric Yard at Standard Oil (now Chevron) while a Qatar Airways 777 makes its approach to LAX above and the Los Angeles skyline shimmers ... (more)
The Union Pacific El Segundo Local arrives at the BNSF crossing in El Segundo on one of those very rare occasions when BNSF is also working nearby (there was no way to get both trains in the shot ... (more)
On January 14 the Union Pacific Paramount Switcher has just crossed the Los Angeles River in Long Beach and is now following a huge storm drain as it heads up towards its namesake city of Paramoun... (more)
The El Segundo Local crosses the BNSF Harbor Sub at Wise Transfer with a train for Chevron.
The 0800 Switcher shoves 44 cars of UP interchange through the many crossover switches west of CP-Banning in the late evening. Cranes from the Port of Los Angeles can be seen looming in the backgr... (more)
"El Segundo Local" LOW20 passes one of the 4 remaining wig-wags on UP in SoCal. One of the infamous 4th Street gensets which now feature more graffiti than original paint leads. The replacement cr... (more)
D Train! D Train!Trains operate in and out of Anaheim, California, primarily on weekdays. As a result, a trio of Union Pacific 3GS21B GenSets wait in the small facility for the cal... (more)
There is nothing as Norman Rockwell, nostalgic America, like the local freight train. Here we see East Los Angeles' classic local freight power waiting out the weekend for Monday's next assignment... (more)
Referred to as the "Death Train" by a since retired crew member, the Torrance Local travels through some of LA's grittier areas and looks like it.
The Army job out of Fort Carson has just delivered a few empty flats to the UP BNSF interchange yard at Kelker and is heading back to the Fort.
Union Pacific El Segundo switcher with three genset locomotives in Los Angeles, CA.
MBTX 3GS21B "Genset" 3248 brings up the rear of an empty ballast train out of Middleboro. GP9 904 is leading the train to Boston.
Video here: https://youtu.be/mcATKlS-YMQ
A solo Genset is in charge of a train full of brand new Case International combines. There were about 30 on this train on that day.