I am employed as a trainman by the Union Pacific Railroad, based in Los Angeles, California.

    Duties include local jobs in the L.A. basin or road jobs such as through-freight pool turns between L.A. and furthest crew change points east, either Yermo, California in the Mojave Desert or Yuma, Arizona on the former Southern Pacific Sunset Route.

    Listed below are links you may find of interest.  Thanks for stopping by.



Freight Carriers - Corporate Sites

Union Pacific Railroad   UP   Meet Uncle Pete
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway   BNSF
CSX Transportation
Norfolk Southern   NS
Canadian National   CN
Canadian Pacific   CP
Passenger Trains

Southern Pacific passenger steam train in Daylight color scheme, circa 1930s.

Intercontinental Passenger

Amtrak     National site
VIA Rail Canada

Regional Passenger

Amtrak California     Hosted by state of California, partnership with Amtrak
Metrolink-SCRRA     Los Angeles commuter rail
Metro-MTA     Los Angeles light rail
Coaster     San Diego commuter rail
Red Trolley     San Diego light rail

General Rail Information
Trainweb.com    Complete rail information website, user friendly.
Scanners and tips for monitoring radio traffic
Altamont Press     Timetables and publications
Pentrex     Videos
View live Internet video feeds of trains on your PC

Railcams.com     Links to Fullerton, CA; Santa Ana, CA; Olympia, WA; Portland, OR and Cumberland,  MD.
Tehachapi, California     Famous Tehachapi Loop freight line
Dunsmuir, California     Former Southern Pacific (now UP) freight line
Chama, New Mexico     Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Trains.com     Links to Rochelle, Illinois and Ft. Madison, Iowa

Great Northern  Railway Historical Society
Southern Pacific  Historical and Technical Society
Union Pacific  Historical Society

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