Out for a stroll; UP 4014 was out and about in the West Colton yard accompanied by the UP employees working on the program and #7885, which was providing power. The behemoth was run through the d... (more)
Sunrise over West Colton sets an eerie scene as the fog has not yet burned off from the cool night before.
Three members of the UP 4014 crew keep careful watch as the 4-8-8-4 negotiates the West Colton departure switches. The consist is lined for the balloon track ahead where it would enter 20 or so f... (more)
In a photo which helps one to understand the proportions of this locomotive, three crew members are seen riding the front porch of #4014. They were creeping along at slow speed, getting ready to ... (more)
A remote control sled cools its heels as a GP38-2 sits omn the ready track behind the "depot". Gensets rule the roost these days.
A unit on the auxiliary track at the wye. The cab looked to have been vandalized so it may be temporarily out of service.
Often difficult to catch on film, the elusive Third La Mirada job backs onto the San Diego subdivision after dropping several cars off in the Irvine Industrial Complex. Some good Samaritan is try... (more)
In a view made possible by the new SR-90/Imperial Highway overpass, an Eastbound Metrolink train heads towards the Santa Ana Canyon.
Remote control power and its engineer stroll through the departure yard throat with a pair of recently rebuilt SD40Ns. Unit #1665 was originally purchased by the Missouri Pacific while the #1703... (more)
Gensets and a remote control sled get fired up for their afternoon duties in Orange County.
Ex-Southern Pacific 8526, patched for its current owner is hostled into position onto an outbound freight.
Though the "other" #8444 would have been a real oddity, the more modern version was still a nice find at the wye. The ubiquitous SD70ACe's are now UP's preferred hauler power in the LA basin.
Two high horsepower units run out their final years in local service. In this case, they're on the Third La Mirada job on the Kimberly Clark spur. Built in the 1950's to service a growing Orange... (more)
A mixture of GE's power a TOFC train East through Orange County.
Oxnard's favorite rolling canvas could use a fresh coat of Armour Yellow.