The Torrance Local shoves up Sartori to a business park at the end of the line. This is the one time Pacific Electric line to its huge shops complex and still looks like an interurban in some ways... (more)
The Torrance Local heads over a small bit of street running that is a vestige of this line's one-time life as an interurban line. Heading down Vermont Avenue the train will soon turn back to its o... (more)
The Torrance Local shoves a string of cars to set out into the Conoco facility. The large aggregate unloader is for Robertson Ready Mix Concrete next door (and will see use in a few hours when the... (more)
CSX power having Saturday off at Oak Point Yard in Bronx.
The El Segundo Local builds its train in 4th Street yard. Power is a pair of two Gensets bookending a GP38-2. While it sounded like all three were working the GEEP sure was making a lot more noise... (more)
The El Segundo Local builds its train in 4th Street yard under the doomed 6th Street Viaduct which is now reportedly down to its last six months on this planet.
Power for the UP LOW10 Torrance spends its downtime on a wide open team track where it is tagged mercilessly. The modern office high-rise in the background is LA Metro HQ.
Palm trees, eucalyptus trees and the San Gabriel Mountains combine to create a typically southern Californian setting for a Union Pacific local, sitting in Long Beach, on the former Los Angeles an... (more)
Green Goats with southern California heritage markings
An Indiana Harbor Belt train works its way through the maze of tracks at Dolton, Ill.
The faces of modern railroading in the central California town of Tracy bask in the morning sunshine.
Union Pacific, Three Engine Gen Set # 2714 leads two other engines and the UP # 210 Mobile Laboratory Up the Coast route.
Sharp looking genset
A heavily tagged El Segundo makes its way across the Los Angeles River as it nears West Redondo (named for the one time Redondo Beach Branch that diverged here and has long ago been abandoned. Thi... (more)