Santa Fe train number 71 is departing San Diego California with four cars at 20 MPH in 1933. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
Santa Fe train number 73 is departing San Diego California with six cars in 1933. Otto's speed estimate was 30 MPH. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
GW orange company power sits in the San Diego Trolley Yard, awaiting the next San Diego and Imperial Valley run.
The brakeman on BNSF 146 radios the engineer on the BNSF 122 to move into the BNSF yard to pick up another string of cars for switching.
San Diego and Imperial Valley 702 has a crane on each side of the locomotive. When I took the photograph, I figured the engine had derailed and was now back on the rails, or it would soon be lift... (more)
BNSF 146 and BNSF 122 prepare to head back into the yard in San Diego to pick up another string of cars to switch. In the background is the the big United States Navy shipyard.
The Coaster pilot approaches his locomotive on a beautiful morning in downtown San Diego.
A 3-car San Diego Trolley trains passes by Petco Park heading towards 12th & Imperial station on the green line. The lead vehicle sports a special San Diego Padres livery, the middle vehicle wears... (more)
Southern Pacific train number 4 is seen at San Diego California on April 23rd 1933. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
Coasting to the Finish Line: In the spring of 2022, Coaster 3001 was the only F59 locomotive in regular passenger service in Southern California. Even so, its operations in the golden state... (more)
Watched over by two local classics this unit on the "San Diegan" is a type becoming a classic. Retired, for the most part, like me. Hey, maybe I'm a classic?
SAN DIEGO CA June 22 1986 — ATSF GP9U 2285 awaits an assignment. My photo.
A Pacific Surfliner train from Los Angeles is wrapping up its run down the coast as it pulls into its final stop in San Diego on another beautiful morning in Southern California.
A Santee bound Green Line train slows for the stop by the San Diego Convention Center as another train bound for 12th & Imperial slows for the Gaslamp Quarter stop in the background on a perfect S... (more)
Night In The Station. On July 20, 2020, Webb Rail's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pullma... (more)