A GP60 and GP38 are power for the YLA51, waiting recrew by evening counterpart YLA63R, seen in between crews on the Federal Siding at the border of Vernon and Maywood.
Heard that the ex SP GP40-2 1413 was back on the Torrance Local (and although tagged, it's nose is still tolerable). Set up to copy a neat shot my friends Enrique and Mark have pulled off of the t... (more)
The Torrance Local returns back to LA with a single car from USG.
UP 1022 certainly isn't the best looking unit on the UP roster. After spending a little over a year in LA, this once clean unit (see photo ID 715259 for an image of what it looked like a year ago)... (more)
The El Segundo Local heads through South LA on a clear winter morning with tagged up UP and SP painted geeps for power.
The LOW20 has finished their work on the Torrance Branch and heads towards the El Segundo Industrial to make a run to Chevron. 1022 has been assigned to LA for about a year, and it shows.
A horribly tagged GP60 leads the El Segundo local towards Phillips 66 as they head through South LA on the Torrance Industrial.
The El Segundo Local (looking a bit like a nursery school finger painting project gone wrong) comes around the curve onto the Torrance Industrial Lead to work Conoco Philips. Trailing unit is the ... (more)
Union Pacific's El Segundo Local has just picked up the pulls it had left in Hawthorne for its run to the end of the branch, and is now on its way back to Los Angeles. The pipe barely visible to t... (more)
Union Pacific's El Segundo Local heads east from its namesake town, passing a cement plant that is not railroad served. This job's power is left unattended during off hours and the local taggers h... (more)
YLA01 works the interchange with the LAJ with a pair of geeps near sunset.
Power for the South Industries Switcher awaits its crew between Vernon and Maywood on the San Pedro Sub.
Union Pacific's J-Yard Switcher comes off the Alameda Industrial Lead and onto the narrow alley located spur to the "sugar house," a corn syrup processor.
YLA63R prepares to start their work at Vernon with four geeps for power at sunset.
The grass is always greener..... UP 1022 has finished switching the Green Spur and is returning to the mainline in Milwaukee, WI in June of 2007. The Green Spur was an obscure, mile long spur on M... (more)