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Major Ortiz's Collection
 
7/26/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Major Ortiz
Dates:12/1/2015 - 12/31/2050
Album Info:A collection of trains often seen around the SoCal area, including Metrolink (SCAX), Amtrak (AMTK), Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), and Union Pacific trains.
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UP 7890 at CP Oban
Title:  UP 7890 at CP Oban
Description:  UP 7890 passes CP Oban at Avenue E in northern Lancaster, CA. Date is actually unknown, sorry for low res.
Photo Date:  12/2/2015  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 2:31:32 AM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  UP 7890(AC45CCTE) UP 8645(SD70ACe)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
Lancaster Station
Title:  Lancaster Station
Description:  Two BNSF AC4400CWs and a Metrolink F59PHI sit in the Lancaster layover yard awaiting an assignment.
Photo Date:  5/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 2:50:22 AM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  BNSF 5696(AC44CW) BNSF 5643(AC44CW) SCAX 881(F59PHI)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
BNSF 5656 at Union Station
Title:  BNSF 5656 at Union Station
Description:  A leased BNSF AC4400CW at the rear of a Metrolink train just after pulling to a stop.
Photo Date:  5/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 2:44:17 AM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  BNSF 5656(AC44CW)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
Amtrak P42DC 10 at Fullerton RR Days
Title:  Amtrak P42DC 10 at Fullerton RR Days
Description:  This particular P42 had the absolute worst sounding K5LA ever to sound off. However, its engine sound made up for that burden.
Photo Date:  5/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 2:46:44 AM
Location:  Fullerton, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  AMTK 10(P42DC)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
BNSF AC44 5638 at Union Station
Title:  BNSF AC44 5638 at Union Station
Description:  Another one of the BNSF locos Metrolink leased for added safety sits just after arrival.
Photo Date:  6/12/2016  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 2:53:45 AM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  BNSF 5638(AC44CW)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
Metrolink F59PH 863 at Union Station
Title:  Metrolink F59PH 863 at Union Station
Description:  Veteran Metrolink locomotive 863 sits at Union Station in Los Angeles with visible dents in the plow and fuel tank.
Photo Date:  6/12/2016  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 2:37:05 AM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  SCAX 863(F59PH)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
UP 4376 passes CP Lancaster
Title:  UP 4376 passes CP Lancaster
Description:  Union Pacific SD70M #4376 leads the Mojave Flyer through Lancaster, California. Low resolution was something I wasn't expecting.
Photo Date:  7/16/2016  Upload Date: 7/23/2016 5:00:20 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4376(SD70M)
Views:  36   Comments: 1
UP 5387 leads a stacker
Title:  UP 5387 leads a stacker
Description:  Union Pacific ES44AC (or C45ACCTE) 5387 leads a stack train with an SD70M trailing passed Avenue J in Lancaster. I apologize for low res.
Photo Date:  7/16/2016  Upload Date: 7/23/2016 5:03:06 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5387(AC45CCTE)
Views:  47   Comments: 1
UP 5252
Title:  UP 5252
Description:  The DPU, UP 5252, on a stack train passing through Lancaster. For some reason, this image has terrible resolution.
Photo Date:  7/16/2016  Upload Date: 7/23/2016 5:05:00 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5252(AC45CCTE)
Views:  69   Comments: 1
SCAX 902 leads Metrolink into Lancaster
Title:  SCAX 902 leads Metrolink into Lancaster
Description:  SCAX 902, an MPI MP36PH-3C, leads a AV Line Metrolink train into Lancaster, CA. If you look closely to the back of the train on the opposite track, you will see another train. That is UP 7602 leading a manifest, about to overtake the Metrolink train.
Photo Date:  1/15/2017  Upload Date: 1/15/2017 10:55:17 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SCAX 902(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  56   Comments: 1
UP 7602 leads a train past Avenue J in Lancaster, CA
Title:  UP 7602 leads a train past Avenue J in Lancaster, CA
Description:  Union Pacific C45ACCTE 7602 leads a manifest train through Lancaster, just after a Metrolink train had passed.
Photo Date:  1/15/2017  Upload Date: 1/15/2017 11:12:23 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7602(AC45CCTE) UP 4193(SD70M)
Views:  45   Comments: 1
SCAX 902 pushes out of Lancaster
Title:  SCAX 902 pushes out of Lancaster
Description:  Metrolink MPI MP36PH-3C pushes an AV line train out of Lancaster southbound towards L.A.
Photo Date:  1/15/2017  Upload Date: 1/15/2017 11:04:55 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  SCAX 902(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  43   Comments: 0
SCAX 684 at Lancaster
Title:  SCAX 684 at Lancaster
Description:  Metrolink Hyundai Rotem cabcar 684 sits on track 1 at Lancaster Station, the end of the AV line.
Photo Date:  1/21/2017  Upload Date: 1/22/2017 3:25:54 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  34   Comments: 0
SCAX 854 and SCAX 902 rest in the storage track
Title:  SCAX 854 and SCAX 902 rest in the storage track
Description:  Metrolink F59PH #854 and MP36PH-3C 902 sit in the Lancaster weekend storage tracks, awaiting an assignment.
Photo Date:  1/21/2017  Upload Date: 1/21/2017 7:07:38 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  SCAX 854(F59PH) SCAX 902(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
UP 8039 leads stack train through Lancaster
Title:  UP 8039 leads stack train through Lancaster
Description:  Union Pacific C45ACCTE (ES44AC) 8039 leads an intermodal train through Lancaster, CA, on St. Patricks Day 2017. Train designation unknown.
Photo Date:  3/17/2017  Upload Date: 3/18/2017 1:48:20 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8039(AC45CCTE) UP 8725(SD70ACe) UP 4609(SD70M)
Views:  40   Comments: 0
UP 8087 on DPU duty
Title:  UP 8087 on DPU duty
Description:  Union Pacific C45ACCTE (ES44AC) 8087 serves as the sole DPU unit on a northbound stack train.
Photo Date:  3/17/2017  Upload Date: 3/18/2017 3:10:27 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  23   Comments: 1
SCAX 868 pushes Metrolink southbound
Title:  SCAX 868 pushes Metrolink southbound
Description:  Metrolink F59PHR (rebuilt F59PH) 868 pushes an Antelope Valley line train out of Lancaster southbound, towards the first station stop of Palmdale.
Photo Date:  3/17/2017  Upload Date: 3/18/2017 3:37:57 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  SCAX 868(F59PH)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
SCAX 865 in Fullerton, CA
Title:  SCAX 865 in Fullerton, CA
Description:  Metrolink F59PH #865 leads an OC line train into Fullerton to my surprise, as this locomotive has caught fire at least two times. Now, it looks as if its been rebuilt.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/6/2017 2:21:15 PM
Location:  Fullerton, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  SCAX 865(F59PH)
Views:  52   Comments: 0
WSDOT Siemens Chargers at Fullerton Station
Title:  WSDOT Siemens Chargers at Fullerton Station
Description:  AMTK 1402 and 1403 on the April 3rd Amtrak Southwest Chief train, which will be going to Pueblo, Colorado for a 500-mile burn-in. A very neat catch indeed.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/6/2017 2:09:00 PM
Location:  Fullerton, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 1403(UNKNOWN) AMTK 1402(UNKNOWN)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
BNSF Dash 9s head a stopped baretable
Title:  BNSF Dash 9s head a stopped baretable
Description:  BNSF C44-9W 5402 at the lead of a stopped baretable train in Fullerton, California.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/6/2017 1:52:07 PM
Location:  Fullerton, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  BNSF 5402(C44-9W)
Views:  30   Comments: 0
UP 4898 leads a local
Title:  UP 4898 leads a local
Description:  Union Pacific EMD SD70M 4898 leads a local/hauler through the Amtrak station in Ontario, California, on a non-busy Monday in April.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/6/2017 11:49:25 PM
Location:  Ontario, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Station,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4898(SD70M)
Views:  19   Comments: 0
SCAX 912 in BNSF Commerce Diesel Facility
Title:  SCAX 912 in BNSF Commerce Diesel Facility
Description:  Metrolink EMD F125 #912 sits in BNSFs Commerce Diesel yard, awaiting delivery to Metrolink.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/6/2017 2:44:28 PM
Location:  Fullerton, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SCAX 912(Unknown)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
UP 2735 leads passenger special
Title:  UP 2735 leads passenger special
Description:  Union Pacific C45AH 2735 leads a passenger special train through CP SP 401 Lancaster on April 23, 2017.
Photo Date:  4/23/2017  Upload Date: 4/29/2017 11:56:52 PM
Location:  Lancaster, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 2735(ET44AH)
Views:  45   Comments: 0
SCAX 905 on 10-car Test Train
Title:  SCAX 905 on 10-car Test Train
Description:  Metrolinks first deliveredd F125, SCAX 905, at the head of a 10-car test train in the Acton spur just north of the station. Behind it was 1 Rotem coach, 8 retired Bombardier cabcars, and SCAX 652 at the rear (Rotem cabcar).
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 6/17/2017 9:29:19 PM
Location:  Acton, CA
Author:  Major Ortiz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  SCAX 905(Unknown)
Views:  64   Comments: 0


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