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  1. UP # 2318 - A warm invitation

    UP # 2318 - A warm invitation

    Up # 2318 tied down on the east leg of the West Anaheim UP yard. Came into Anaheim as a lead unit on the Anaheim Hauler, A manifest train that runs between West Colton, CA and Anaheim, CA each day.
  2. UP Anaheim hauler in La Mirada, CA

    UP Anaheim hauler in La Mirada, CA

    Former SP tunnel motor on the point of an eastbound Anaheim hauler en route to West Colton pausing at the Valley View grade crossing for a moment. Photo taken hand held - so its a little blurry when looked at close - but I still like it. 8-)
  3. Two modes of Transportation

    Two modes of Transportation

    MTA light rail passes in a blur.
  4. Metrolink 852 - a face so few love

    Metrolink 852 - a face so few love

    Metrolink 852 heads eastbound passing through Placentia and the Melrose underpass construction enroute to Riverside, CA.
  5. Seven Little GMs at Frost

    Seven Little GMs at Frost

    This is a replacement illustration, first one was far too dark. Led by SD40-2 No. BNSF8060 a lash of Nos. BNSF6878, BN3188, BN3142, BN3153, BN3123, BN3187 head towards the Narrows from Frost, California with an eastbound manifest on 25 April 2003. 17.00Hrs.
  6. Watching the Chief

    Watching the Chief

    Two gentlemen stand basking in the light from a GE P42 Amtrak engine as it leads Amtrak's Southwest Chief into Fullerton Station in Fullerton, California on January 23rd 2004.
  7. BNSF 1006 leading a DPU manifest train through Fullerton, California

    BNSF 1006 leading a DPU manifest train through Fullerton, California

    BNSF 1006 leading a DPU manifest train, most likely a MBARWAT train on January 23, 2004. Second unit was an SP AC4400CW unpatched (nice!!)
  8. Two together at Frost

    Two together at Frost

    Not many times can one catch two trains heading westbound on different tracks at the same time. This view just came into the viewfinder at Frost on 25 April 2003. On the left is a westbound manifest powered by BNSF4413, BNSF4596, BNSF6450, while on the right the Victorville local is seen heading...
  9. Westbound BNSF stacker at  Frost

    Westbound BNSF stacker at Frost

    UP4945 working on hours pay off for the BNSF, leads a westbound stack train (with units BNSF7288 and BNSF6946) towards Frost from the Narrows near Victorville, California. On the right is the Victorville local, formed with SF2577, BNSF3151 and SF2402 awaiting a line up for the industry spur at...
  10. Over the top at Frost, California

    Over the top at Frost, California

    GM built SD40-2 No. BNSF7857 leads cabless GP60B No. 345 over the natural cross-over at Frost near Victorville, California. The train is transfering empty container wagons back to the Port of Long Beach for further shipments of containers towards the east. 25 April, 2003. 09.51Hrs.
  11. BNSF 5485 - East bound through Basta

    BNSF 5485 - East bound through Basta

    BSNF leads an east bound stack train originating from the Long Beach harbor through Basta in Fullerton, California
  12. Train 6 in Glenwood Canyon

    Train 6 in Glenwood Canyon

    Amtrak #6 rolls through Glenwood Canyon in October 2002. Photo was taken using an HP Photosmart 618 camera. Sorry about the moire pattern on the baggage car.
  13. UP 5100 in the Mormon Rocks area of Cajon Pass

    UP 5100 in the Mormon Rocks area of Cajon Pass

    Union Pacific 5100 brings a stack train down Cajon Pass on the Palmdale cut off tracks.
  14. Santa Fe 650 - Sun rise at Summit

    Santa Fe 650 - Sun rise at Summit

    Close shot of Santa Fe 650 (not yet sub-lettered for the BNSF) as it heads east bound.
  15. BNSF 4729 - Cajon Summit - East Bound

    BNSF 4729 - Cajon Summit - East Bound

    Climbing the Cajon Pass, just west of Summit at sunrise.
  16. UP 4826 breaks out of the shadows

    UP 4826 breaks out of the shadows

    UP 4826 on a crisp clear morning approaching Cajon Summit in San Bernadino, CA
  17. BNSF 4678 - CP Sepulveda - Alameda Corridor

    BNSF 4678 - CP Sepulveda - Alameda Corridor

    BNSF 4678 leads a southbound stack train through CP Sepulveda on the Alameda Corridor in California.
  18. UP 760 - Mead Yard, Long Beach, CA

    UP 760 - Mead Yard, Long Beach, CA

    UP # 760 sitting at the UP Mead yard on a cold wet Sunday. Power from Mead yard moves autoracks and also provides power for the local that runs to Paramount which used to be handled by the Anaheim yard.
  19. Evening meet at Dorris, CA

    Evening meet at Dorris, CA

    Evening of June 14, 2003 found a full moon and lots of train traffic, here is a meet between two UP trains at Dorris, CA
  20. WP CAR NOW SC 100 DOMO SAN LUIS

    WP CAR NOW SC 100 DOMO SAN LUIS

    THE SILVER PLANET ( NOW SC 100 DOMO SAN LUIS ) ON A TRIP ESCOBEDO GUANAJUATO 11/02


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