The 1430 Switcher exits PHL-controlled territory at CP-West Thenard and heads up the Alameda Corridor bound for industries in Compton and Lynwood. EMD GP22ECO demonstrator unit 7101 is often power... (more)
One of the PHL's afternoon switchers works Amerigas in San Pedro with leased GP22ECO 7101 for power.
The PHL 1430 Switcher heads light eastbound up the Alameda Corridor bound for industries in Compton. Behind the unit is the ICTF Support Yard, which handles most UP traffic in and out of the Ports... (more)
One big problem with railfanning is the tracks often go through the bad part of town. While waiting for the train to come here (with pulls from Amerigas) I watched some folks chase each other with... (more)
A Pacific Harbor Line switch job shoves into AmeriGas on the only section of Pacific Electric track that was abandoned and then rebuilt for freight-only purposes. This is the bottom of the San Ped... (more)
A Pacific Harbor Line switch job with a leased GP22ECO passes through Figueroa on its way to AmerGas.
After working Konoike Pacific and coming back light, a Pacific Harbor Line switch job with a leased GP22ECO crosses Harry Bridges on its way to Berth 200 where it will pick up another cut of cars ... (more)
The PHL 1400 Switcher drills out autos at Pier B with one of the GP22ECO demonstrators for power.
PHL Extra 0600 Switcher YP051 shoves their train down the Gaffey St. Lead bound for Amerigas in San Pedro.
The PHL 0800 Switcher departs Berth 200 Yard with a train bound for the US Borax facility. Leading the way is ex-DRGW GP40 which is now a demonstrator unit for the GP22ECO program.
Carrying on the heritage of the Penn Central, EMDX 7101 now also carries some of the latest locomotive prime-mover technology as part of the GP22ECO program.
Working a cut of hoppers this afte... (more)
This is a Test. This is Only a Test...The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach tend to have a higher than average amount of air-borne particulates, due to all the ship, truck and ra... (more)
EMDX 7101, the GP22ECO demonstrator, shoves a cut of borax cars from the facility in Boron, CA into US Borax, deep in the Port of Los Angeles. Engine is ex KCS exx CR originally PC GP40 3173.
EMD 7101 that is testing on the SJVR is found all alone at the Exeter Yard.
The demo GP22ECO unit sits at EMD's LaGrange plant.