One last post to share of the chase of the Torrance Local on March 18, 2022. Here was see the local leaving Torrance, California with some empty centerbeams pulled from Crenshaw Lumber and an empt... (more)
The LOW 10 job shoves into USG at the site of the old PE shops building in downtown Torrance, CA.
The chase of the UP LOW10 Torrance included a lucky break when we saw that they had a boxcar for USG, which is at the end of the line at the site of the old PE shops. This meant that they would be... (more)
The 2nd Watson jumps between the shadows as they enter Torrance in the evening.
A 26 car 2nd Watson local arrives in Torrance with a GP60 sporting a rebuilt nose leading the way.
The 612 Shuttle heads lite power towards Alcoa with an EMD leading.
The 2nd Watson arrives in Torrance in the late evening as their lead unit passes a break in the "Torrance Jungle".
LOW20 returns towards LA as they cut through a residential neighborhood in Torrance.
The Torrance Local makes some final switch moves at USG, traveling the rails that were once graced by Pacific Electric electrics.
The Torrance Local switches US Gypsum, at what was once the Pacific Electric's primary shop facility location.
The Torrance Local heads US Gypsum at the former Pacific Electric shop complex.
Popping out of the "Torrance Jungle", the 2nd Watson crosses Torrance Blvd. on their way to Alcoa to work the handful of remaining industries on this end of the Harbor Sub.
A late evening 2nd Watson cuts through Carson Street as they near Alcoa, where they'll spend the night switching.
The 2nd Watson heads into Torrance a few hours behind with a couple GP60M-3s and a long train.
After working Torrance Refining and waiting for a whopping 3 road jobs to clear up at Watson, the 741 job heads back to the yard in the late evening.