At dusk, SP Alco 4008 switches the small yard at Lathrop where the railroad interchanges with Sharpe Army Depot.
UP 2619 leads a lengthy manifest through Lathrop on a nice, mellow day passing through the curve about to pass Lathrop Junction. Though is it a manifest for the count of it hauling more autoracks ... (more)
SP Alco RS32 No. 4008 switches Sharpe Army Depot in Lathrop, CA. The sun's about to go down, and 4008 keeps working so as to clear the main for an approaching eastbound.
Battered and bruised GP9E 3756 leads SP's Fresno Turn east through Lathrop, CA.
The final ACE departure from Stockton for the morning swinging onto the ex-WP main at Hicks.
A hauler heads East out of Tracy into Lathrop with mostly boxcars and a couple of covered hoppers.
Union Pacific SD59MX #9916 and SD60 #2194 lead a manifest through Lathrop. Here, the train is switching onto the Oakland Subdivision from the Fresno Subdivision.
Somewhat new gevo #8159 leads the Roseville to West Colton merchandise across the diamond at CP Hicks, where the UP Oakland Sub and UP Fresno Sub cross paths. Quite a difference a few months to a ... (more)
Just before 7am, The first southbound ACE passes Lathrop as it heads for the trip over Altamont Pass.
ACE 3101 uses the crossover at Lathrop as it leads a early morning train west.
UP 1996 along with new GE's 7899 and 7894 have been making the rounds between LA and Portland. A late running ZLCBR due to Metrolink trackwork awarded a few railfans of a nice Sunday chase.
UP's westbound Tracy Hauler rounding the big curve at Lathrop.
The shortest Daylight both in consist and distance was the Sacramento Daylight. Running from its namesake city to Lathrop (then later to Tracy) making a connection with the "San Joaquin Daylight".... (more)
SP's "San Joaquin Daylight" has just crossed the San Joaquin River on SP's lift span at Mossdale. The area to the right is now housing.