GP40M-2 on Joliet to Bloomington Local
The SP 7118 running on rarely used track. This is part of the old SP line across the old Dumbarton Bridge. The 7118 had just finished dropping off a load of tank for storage out by the old bridg... (more)
The "54 Local" preparing to do the Fremont Shuffle from the Warm Springs sub to the Oakland Sub via the Niles Sub.
The "54 Local" out of Warm Springs Yard
The crew of "54 Local" is finally done with their switching and are headed into Livermore.
Conductor hooking up the air line.
Conductor giving hand signals to the engineer in SP 7118 as it pushes back to pick up the car on the main line.
"54 Local" dropping off loaded cars on a siding while the empties are on the main line.
The "54 Local" heading back towards Niles Jct.
SP 7118 switching at Vasco on the old SP mainline
"54 Local" picking up and dropping off cars on a siding just east of Vasco road.
Yet-to-be-patched SP 7118 bathes in the eerie light of Newhall yard.
The SP7118 is back on it's way to Warm Springs. About 10 minutes further south, I would later park and hike trackside to shoot a last picture of this train at Niles Canyon. My reward in the end wa... (more)
The SP7118 with the Livermore Local or "54 Local" waits at a red for a back-up move just before a UP train descends Altamont Pass seen in the background.