BNSF 5452 east leads a 9 unit consist at the Beevers crossover on it's way up Abo Canyon. The engineer is about to contact a road foreman waiting at the bridge for the ok to continue east. High wi... (more)
This is a tribute photo of my father John R Doughty Sr. This morning at 4:00 am he passed away into eternity. This was the final train watching trip my brother John Doughty Jr. and I took with him... (more)
The westbound trains are line up at the west end of UP Yermo yard. UP 3525 has just arrive with the VAN train while UP 3745 and UP 3606 wait for crews. SD40-2 units ruled the world of railroading ... (more)
Colton Belt 9662 leads a nice mix of SP and UP power 3 months after the official merger of the SP and UP.
UP 6613 sits outside the UP Jenks shops on a cloudy day. The Jenks shops is closed on the weekends. This photo was taken from the parking lot standing on the roof of my RV for a more elevated view... (more)
Helper set 9371 waits for the SP 8270 west to come through the siding before continuing east to help another train up the east slope of Beaumont Hill in December 1985.
Four cabooses sit at the UP Yermo Yard. Two from the WP, one from MP and one SP. After the merger, foreign cabooses began showing up all over the UP system.
The UP Colton Switcher has MP units 2012 and 2036 on the spur track next to the SP mainline at Colton.
SP GP40X 7200 and 7201 at the SP Taylor yard in 1984.
A dirty SF 5983 west climbs up the grade passing by the Hesperia station sign in 1985.
SF 5962 and two other units are couple to some SP power at the SP Taylor Yard in Los Angeles in December 1984.
UP 3553 east is stopped in the siding of Elora waiting on the Amtrak Desert Wind to pass by. The Los Angeles-Denver will then continue the climb up Cima Hill toward Las Vegas.
UP 3800 along with DD40X 6916 and 3709 at the East Los Angeles engine facility. Taken with permission.
SF 8020 leads a heavy manifest train up the east slope of Cajon Pass at Lugo.
SF 8154 east leads a heavy manifest train past an SP work train tucked away in the siding at Bealville in 1985.