UP 7669 sits at the head end of a train that is getting ready to head out of the Union Pacific West Colton yard.
After being turned, new tunnel motors back to their train, bound for Bakersfield via the Palmdale-Colton Cut-off.
With crew aboard and air tests complete, UP 1995 departs West Colton eastbound leading the MWCNP-12 to North Platte, Nebraska on a warm Spring morning.
Just starting its trip out of southern California, an eastbound UP intermodal train approaches Pepper Ave in West Colton.
Early morning at Pepper Ave in West Colton finds the CNW heritage locomotive and consist being hostled as the power for the West Colton to North Platte manifest train.
An unseasonably hot Spring day in southern California's Inland Empire finds a westbound Union Pacific manifest entering the West Colton yard at Pepper Ave. The heat has kept all but a few hearty r... (more)
SP workmen turn three new tunnel motors for a trip to Bakersfield pulling a manifest.
Milwaukee Road 168, 174, 156, and lead locomotive Southern Pacific 9177 have cut off from their Taylor to West Colton train, and are now proceeding down to the east end of the yard. At Pepper Str... (more)
A set of West Colton trim power, which today includes an ex-SP SD38-2 that normally works the hump, moves toward Pepper Ave. on a beautiful clear winter day in southern California's Inland Empire.
Negotiating the balloon track at West Colton, an LA basin hauler heads west on the Alhambra Sub with a pair of locally assigned SD60M's on a clear winter day in the Inland Empire.
It's not that the GP30 was that uncommon to see but, lost in sea of 35s, their appearance did occasion some special interest. Here two of my favorites have set out to head a local on a day when t... (more)
A clear morning out at Pepper Ave. in West Colton finds an eastbound UP doublestack heading out of the L.A. basin for a trip across the southwestern deserts and points east.
Approaching the world famous railfan viewpoint known as Pepper Ave, an eastbound UP manifest freight departs West Colton on a fine Sunday morning out in the Inland Empire.
A pair of spiffy looking rebuilt Union Pacific SD40-2's work a trim job at Pepper Ave. in West Colton on a cloudy winter afternoon.
About to pass under Pepper Ave. a westbound UP doublestack rolls through West Colton on its trip to the L.A. harbor.