Eastbound manifest passes under the signal bridge just north of town. This lead unit, was fitted with a "dog leg" or "L" shaped engineers side windshield. Unique to the Espee.
3 UP motors moving between tracks, just south east of Downtown Los Angeles
Set of helpers backing up against its train....eventually heading east towards West Colton.
Eastbound manifest snaking its way through the loop area of Tehachapi. The lead locomotive has a unique to the SP, an "L" shaped window covering the engineer's side of the cab.
Tehachapi Mountain helpers, heading back west to Bena for another assignment
This Union Pacific Steel Caboose - Class CA-13-2, originally built for the CRI&P in 1967, but in this scene it is adorned in UP's Armor Yellow. During the seventies and eighties, employee contrib... (more)
Local ravens get stirred up from their afternoon sunning as this port of Long Beach bound grain train passes by.
Local crew pulling a string of empty coal hoppers out of the yard
Eastbound piggy back train passing through the signals at Ordway, Ca
Crossing east over the ATSF/UP mainline this Southern Pacific train, powered by all DRGW units (somewhat rare for that era). The fireman/brakeman is trying to figure out what all the hub-bub is ab... (more)
Eastbound manifest, just leaving the yard limits of Bakersfield. This SP Tunnel Motor was somewhat more distinctive then others due to its "L" shaped window over the engineers side of the cab.
Westbound priority intermodal
Specially painted set of diesel locomotives scene here leading GS4 steamer SP 4449 into Mojave for its journey to New Orleans, LA and the Worlds Fair.
Sitting at one of the tracks next to the old roundhouse. This unit was reborn in 1972 after many years of service as an F-7, ATSF 235, to continue a couple more decades of service.
Westbound passing Sloan Mountain, used for local aggregate for many years.