UPRR's Salt Lake Olympic Torch Relay SD70M 2002 provides a colorful contrast against the dark walls of tunnel 26 just south of Simi Valley CA. This locomotive was regular power on the Guadalupe Tu... (more)
Something For Everyone. Making an unusual trip out of Los Angeles on the point of a train, AMTK 510 guides this morning's Amtrak 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, into Simi Valley ... (more)
Easing through the siding past the Santa Susana depot, UP 2315 leads the LOF67 north prior to coming to a stop to wait for the passage of Amtrak 784.
SCAX 902 heads up Metrolink 117 this evening as it pounds the switch at Strathearn on its journey west to East Ventura.
CDTX 2118 trails Amtrak 782 as the train leans into the suer-elevated curve at Milepost 429
With the addition of multiple cars to its normal six-car consist to help carry the increase in Thanksgiving travelers, Amtrak 782 finds itself with an SC-44 "Charger" locomotive on the south end o... (more)
With some colorful wildflowers still holding true thanks to a late spring rain, UP 7494 adds some yellow to the scene as it leads the westbound LOF67 through town.
With a hefty trio of GP's serving as today's LOF41 power, UP 1053 heads back for the main after switching in two new lumber loads after bringing out the empties and placing them on the main. Once ... (more)
The Train That Struck Fear Into Los Angeles. Traversing the southern end of the ex-SP coast line, an eastbound military train, heavily laden with tanks, passes the Santa Susana Depot and Mu... (more)
Dusk blankets the sky above Simi Valley as the southbound Coast Starlight highballs town with the private car "Redwood Empire," running with reporting marks of ATSF 33, brings up the mar... (more)
Running around their train at Santa Susana in the late afternoon light, the power for today's LOF41, including a touch of authentic Southern Pacific, hustles past the Santa Susana Railroad Depot &... (more)
Heavily laden with a load of Thanksgiving travelers, a nine-car Pacific Surfliner leans into the curve on its final approach to its Simi Valley station stop.
Southern Pacific Under Threatening Skies. A threatening sky has begun to form above Simi Valley as the LOF41, headed today by a veteran, ex-Southern Pacific GP60, prepares to shove east for... (more)
Making a quick run around of their train, a colorful lash-up operating as the LOF41 today hustles past the Santa Susana depot.
SP LIVES! Well, this is about as close to the Southern Pacific still being alive and operating on an active mainline as one can get these days. The prelude to an intense storm system is pas... (more)