A trio of Amtrak SDP40Fs, led by 513, has just brought train #3, The Southwest Limited, to a stop at the final destination - Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal - on July 15, 1973.
Superliner on ATK 1 just after arrival
Equipment for train 572 being positioned; former Metroliner car then used in push-pull operations on Amtrak's "San Diegans".
"Sunset Limited" arriving Los Angeles
Switching cars in a small industrial yard in Los Angeles. The old Sears facility in the background is a classic warehouse style distribution center in LA that can be seen for miles around. I lik... (more)
This shot is of a replica Pacific Electric streetcar that runs next to San Pedro's Ports O' Call village. This car was commissioned by the City of Los Angeles and is a beautiful representation. ... (more)
This train is heading southbound in the push mode. The San Diego Coaster is a little out of place as the location is in front of historic Hobart interlocking tower that once protected the very bu... (more)
This train was on the exit for Shops Yard in Los Angeles. The crewman in the photo came out of the lead locomotive and lined the switch for the track in the foreground.
Believe it or not, but today's "Sunset" is arriving Los Angeles early!
This is the tank train that currently runs on UP's coast line. The train is parked at Main street just north of Shops Yard and the San Antonio Winery by the LA River.
Ready to depart Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal, ATSF 39C will lead to the train as far as Barstow and then be replaced by F45's for the run to Chicago