The Reading Turn heads south through New Ringgold with 21 cars for NS at Reading with two former ATSF GP30u's for power.
The rear of the Delano Job enters Tamaqua Yard with 40 anthracite coal loads from Lehigh Natural Resources off the Greenwood Runner. These cars would be combined with another train and interchange... (more)
Reading & Northern's MCQA "Mountain Job" stops at the Tamaqua Yard Office for paperwork with two of the four new "GP39RN" (GP30u) units recently acquired from LTEX via BNSF/ATS... (more)
The 3rd La Mirada begins this day's trip as it passes through Fullerton.
A late southbound oil train makes a daylight appearance on the Ventura Sub after holding for the AM passenger rush behind a somewhat unusual EMD leader.
The southbound Oil Cans pass a work crew in Santa Susana Pass behind a fresh EMD leader.
A P42 sits on LEESDALE siding after being set out the night prior by Amtrak 11. This was the lead unit in a fatal accident with a car in Oxnard, and was severely damaged.
Engine and shoving platform for the LOF63 Oxnard Local finished their work earlier in the day, and spend the rest tied down in the yard simmering in the summer sun.
Metrolink 119 departs Camarillo behind a leased F59PH in a colorful livery.
The Corona Local works an industry in town with a GP60M still in ATSF paint at the helm. It's amazing to think that just a couple decades prior, these units powered the hottest trains on the syste... (more)
The 3rd La Mirada local passes a disabled stack train at Fullerton. Today's R CAL0061 has a pair of warbonnet GP60Ms for power.
Going away from the setting sun, an eastbound Z train sails east through the Mojave Desert.
GEs lead a Atlanta-LA domestic stack train west in the late evening.
The sunset shines off of tank cars in the desert.
Having made their pickup off the Arizona & California, the Cadiz Local returns west through Amboy at sunset behind four B40-8Ws.