Trundling west against the bright, "golden hour" light, BNSF 147 leads the Second Watson local through Wilmington on its return trip to Torrance to perform a few more switching duties.
BNSF's Corona Local heads west as it passes the crossovers at Prado Dam on it's return to La Mirada, where it's now based out of.
BNSF 147, sporting a remarkably sharp coat of "Super Fleet" Warbonnet paint, heads up the 2nd Watson as it rolls out of the Watson Yard in Wilmington.
The Second Watson passes under the 110 and is about to pass under Vermont Blvd. on its way up to Alcoa Yard in Torrance where it will switch out a few industries.
The Second Watson heads north through Wilmington on its way up to Alcoa Yard in Torrance where it will switch out a few industries.
BNSF 147 leads an hour late Amtrak # 711 down the 'square.
Cosnino Road, just east of Flagstaff
Later in the afternoon, the McCook-Galesburg local screams through The DesPlaines Valley Forest Preserve at track speed.
A nice set of power, a GP60M, GP30, and GP40-2, hustle a decent local west through this ATSF span over the Ship Canal; shot taken from 10' up a phone pole.
Guaranteed Service Intermodal Train from St. Paul, MN - Los Angeles, CA. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
A meet in the Midway with V-CHCLAU.
BNSF 147 (GP60M) and BNSF 328 (GP60B) way to set-out.
The old CB&Q signal bridges wiil be replaced with new ones this summer on the Race Track. To the left of the photo is one of the arms for the new signal bridge.