The crew on the SP 6321 prepare to head out of the diesel service area and into the West Colton yard for more switching duties. Photo taken with permission.
The engineer on Cotton Belt 7654 backs his power towards his train as seen from the Pepper Street overpass.
UP 1943 soaks in the sun, which was short lived today as a quick break between a series of storm systems offered up this sunlit shot.
A lucky break in the clouds between storms here in Southern California, offered up this shot of UP 4141 at West Colton.
SP 7551 shows of the special Santa Fe - Southern Pacific "Kodachrome" merger paint scheme, with the white SP on the side of the unit. A wide variety of SP power is also seen in the West... (more)
SP "SD45" 8584 leads two UP SD60Ms through West Colton Yard on a rainy winter day. An MofW crews looks on, taking a brief break from pumping floodwater out of low-lying areas of the yar... (more)
Amtrak #3 the Southwest Chief is seen detouring over Union Pacific's Alhambra Sub between Colton and Los Angeles, CA. I believe this was due to flooding on BNSFs San Bernardino Sub. The San Bern... (more)
UPY 3802 still looking fresh after almost a year, goes about duties at West Colton.
As a SP train heads for Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff, the BN 7893 brings its train underneath so that it can head down the main and into the West Colton Yard.
Cotton Belt 4142 leads an interesting consist around the balloon track at the east end of the West Colton yard and heads west towards Los Angeles.
Southern Pacific 7537 leads a hot intermodal train through the siding at Slover as it heads up Cajon Pass.
Just another afternoon at Pepper....even the GAT operation is going at it today. The prize here is drifting down off the Palmdale Cutoff with the DRGW unit second out and T4 ACe fourth....quite f... (more)
GMTX 721 is busy shunting cars inside the GATX car repair facility adjacent to the Union Pacific West Colton yard.
One of the yard crew is busy in the cab of UP 4318 getting things ready for the road crew to take the train out of the yard.
Having finished moving cars around the GATX Railroad facility, GMTX done for the evening.