This photo is mid-afternoon on a day without a cloud in the sky. What you are seeing is smoke from the Sand Fire, 40 miles away. Sand Fire smoke covered Santa Monica for most of the day leaving it... (more)
On the very first day of revenue trains (well, they were free that day, but they were scheduled and passenger carrying), I set of Siemens cars slows on its final approach to the Downtown Santa Mon... (more)
On the first day of revenue passenger trains in 63 years, a set of elderly Nippon cars heads west into Santa Monica. While most of this route is built on the old Los Angeles & Independence (Santa ... (more)
A Del Amo Bound Metro Blue Line train in Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles Metro Rail 25th Anniversary special wraps on Metro Green Line train at Harbor Freeway Station.
A test train heads off the original Southern Pacific Santa Monica Branch ROW and onto brand new ROW on a Saturday morning. The concrete plant in the back is a small homage to this area's former in... (more)
A test train leaves the 17th Street/Santa Monica College station after a test stop. The train will head a few more blocks west to Lincoln Blvd (nine blocks away).
Metro Rail had a few sets of trains out and about and running in test service this morning on the soon to open Expo Line. While this line is mostly built on old PE ROW (a lot more history to it th... (more)
A brand spanking new, fourth generation LRV for the LA Metro, sits in the Lawndale facility awaiting testing.
A mockup of a Los Angeles Metro subway car sits in the yard among its real world brethren.
An outbound train heads out of the tunnel as it nears Pico Station in the South Park area of Downtown LA.
The second oldest LRV car on the entire LA Metro Rail system swings around the corner towards downtown LA on its way back from Long Beach.
A set of Breda cars trundles over the 1st Street Bridge heading towards East LA as the downtown skyline glimmers in the morning sun.
An East LA bound Gold Line train of Breda cars heads into the median in 1st Street as it gets ready to cross the Los Angeles River.
Repainted LA Metro Rail train shows off it's new chartreuse face under the LA Skyline. This is the Pico Blvd station.