Q-NYCLAC6 splits the searchlights at Atwood as they near their destination at Hobart.
Yet another Amtrak number 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, with a tale of woe ... Amtrak 3 departed Chicago IL on September 12, 2019, behind P42DCs 164 and 199. After making its station s... (more)
Passing through Placentia, California, is BNSF Railway train Q-AUGLAC6-07, a Guaranteed Service Intermodal train heading west from Austell GA to Los Angeles, about 24 miles ahead. This train is 9... (more)
A Riverside to Los Angeles Metrolink train passes through Placentia, California, at sunrise on October 18th, 2013. Train #703 is led by a Korean-built cab car, and three of the four coaches are a... (more)
Just a passing photograph of BNSF 5638 playing rear DPU (along with DASH-9 BNSF 4102) on an eastbound S-LHWLPC1-13 stack train. Captured at Placentia, CA running Main 1 on BNSF's San Bernardino Su... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through Placentia in the late afternoon light, kicking up clouds of dust along Orangethorpe Avenue.
A train which appears to be the BARWAT, splits aging searchlight signals at Atwood. This is where the Olive Sub begins to head South, a route primarily used by Metrolink, auto trains and the BARS... (more)
A BNSF stack train accelerates out of a slow order protecting an ongoing grade separation project at South Placentia Street. The third track acted as a shoofly for this project and the Kramer Roa... (more)
On September 8, 2012, Amtrak Surfliners detoured off the Orange Sub and onto the Olive Sub to get past track work. A great place to take in the parade of detours was the Santa Ana River in Placent... (more)
On the BNSF in the greater Los Angeles area, the vast majority of freight trains are intermodal (and mainly double-stacks). But a "real" freight operates each way each day, ferrying non-container... (more)
At the western portion of BNSF Railway's Transcon line between Chicago and Los Angeles, train S-LPCLBJ1-05A (Intermodal Stacks; originating at Logistics Park in Chicago IL headed for Pier J at the... (more)
A 91 line Metrolink train charges through Placentia as it takes its passengers to San Bernardino and all stops in between.
A Westbound intermodal train leans into one of the sweeping curves in Placentia.
A mixture of GE's power a TOFC train East through Orange County.