Southern Pacific MP15DC 2690 was rebuilt by National Railway Equipment into a "Truck Engine Switcher" (TES), or GS14B. A pair of Cummins 700hp truck engines are under the hoods of this ... (more)
As Pacific Harbor Line train YPSW24-05 rolled down the Union Pacific's UP Reyes Spur, the crew had to stop and adjust, to put it mildly, a new addition to an awning added to a camper sitting by th... (more)
Progress Rail Services 24, a PR24B demonstrator, was testing with Pacific Harbor Line 3GS21C 80 on the Alameda Corridor. PRLX 24 was built in October 2016 from PRLX GP40 3011 (ex-Wisconsin Centra... (more)
BNSF train BNSF S-LPCLBT1-08 passes under the Los Angeles Metro’s A Line (formerly the Blue Line) trackage as it heads to the Port of Long Beach to complete its run from Chicago. This intermoda... (more)
Sitting near Union Pacific’s Dolores Yard is UP ES44AC 7605, painted for General Electric to promote the builder’s Green Locomotive technology. This locomotive is still on UP’s roster, but ... (more)
Union Pacific's Chicago & North Western Heritage engine, SD70ACe 1995 (ex-UP 8522), leads a shipper's special, SYULB-25, heading to Long Beach from Yuma AZ) past CP Alameda (while crossing Alameda... (more)
A passenger train on the Pacific Harbor Line!
As a terminal railroad, the Pacific Harbor Line isn’t normally thought of as an operator of passenger trains. So it was quite a s... (more)
Typically the Reyes Industrial Lead work is done in the evenings, but on this day the 1400 Switcher crew doing the work in the early PM. They shove onto the Industrial Lead at CP-Compton as UP IDI... (more)
IDULBR brings a cut of baretables through CP-Compton and out of the Alameda Corridor Trench as they pass a stopped IDITIX train on Main 2.
An FXE powered repo train passes a homage to the 1984 Olympics in Compton as they approach CP-Alameda for a PHL recrew.
A pair of Ferromex units lead an IOALBR repo train out of the Alameda Corridor in Compton. The LA skyline can be seen faintly through the haze above the trees.
An inbound UP intermodal nears the end of their run as they head back up to ground level on the Alameda Corridor at CP-Compton.
An LPKSCO pops out of the Alameda Corridor "Trench" at CP-Compton. The UP Reyes Industrial Lead is on the right, running above.
Two-month-old Union Pacific ES44AC 2520 was spotted on the Dolores Industrial Lead after arriving at the railroad’s Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) in Long Beach. After dropping o... (more)
Union Pacific train PYULB1 01 passes under the Los Angeles Metro "Blue Line" light rail line as it nears its destination – Union Pacific's Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF)... (more)