Westbound commute heads through the curves at Esperanza.
Santa Fe SDF40-2 5259 is former Amtrak SDP40F 633.
A crusty veteran ex-Santa Fe B40-8W leads a GP60M and sister B40-8W 501 on a stack train waiting on main one at Esperanza.
a three-way meet at Esperanza between two stack trains and an Eastbound Metrolink train. Traffic was congested due to the soundwall work with train stacking back up after this meet.
An empty Metrolink train pushes West through Esperanza on it's way to San Bernardino to get staged for Monday's rush hour. Note the turned signals, set in place for the third track soon to come.
A westbound train led by equal parts BNSF and NS dash-9 models cruises by the new soundwall installed by the City of Anaheim. There will soon be a third track and landscape burm in this location.
A Westbound ethanol train is traveling through the Santa Ana Canyon headed towards LA. The rear end DPU can be seen above the head end power.
With rare power on the road, a GP35/B23-7 tandem hauled a baretable train East for storage and are waiting for an Eastbound to clear before they head back West to shove the train into the third ma... (more)
BNSF eb at Horseshoe Curve in Santa Ana Canyon
Not everyday you see a lineup of all NS engines in Southern California!
Santa Fe GP35 3420 (ex-1420) heads west through Esperanza in southern California’s Santa Ana Canyon on July 16, 1973. Today, this line is triple-tracked and the scenery is nowhere near as rural.
Santa Fe Dash 8-40CWs 800, 802 and 804 make their first trip westbound to Los Angeles on April 17, 1992. This area is now triple track and wall-to-wall housing tracts.