The 1st Watson heads through Lawndale with a Santa Fe painted leader.
The 1st Watson has finished its daily switching at Chevron and is now on its way back to Alcoa Yard in Torrance, where it will do the same at Torrance Refinery.
The BNSF GEO train (geometry train) shoves south from El Segundo with a picture window leading the way over Monoco Hill.
A BNSF track geometry train heads through Lawndale on an inspection of the Harbor Sub, with car "Rio Grande" on the rear.
The 748 job heads towards El Segundo with a trio of GP60s and a long train for Chevron.
The 1st Watson rounds the bend into Lawndale on the return trip towards Watson.
The 741 Job returns through Lawndale after swapping cars at Chevron with a pair of GP60M rebuilds.
With early afternoon high sun finally starting to wane I headed out for my lunchtime non-Summer standby, BNSF's First Watson, which while a yard job, runs from Wilmington California to Torrance Ca... (more)
The First Watson is smaller than a tree.
With early afternoon high sun finally starting to wane I headed out for my lunchtime non-Summer standby, BNSF's First Watson, which while a yard job, ru... (more)
The First Watson heads upgrade through Lawndale with a standard cab leader.
The First Watson crests Monoco Hill on a beautiful Southern California end of winter day.
After picking up 3 day's worth of traffic at El Segundo, 741 heads south with a new GP60M-3 rebuild leading a tattered ATSF GP60M.
This was the first normal job BNSF was able to run up to El Segundo and back following a derailment in the yard of some propane cars five days earlier.
An ex-ATSF GP60 with a unique rebuilt cab leads the 741 local up Monaco Hill.
The 741 local notches up through Lawndale with a long train as a young local resident keenly observes their passage.