The Los Angeles Junction Railway (reporting markLAJ) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BNSF Railway and provides rail switching service on 64 miles of track primarily in the industrial areas around Vernon, CA southeast of Los Angeles. The LAJ was planned in the early 1920s as the switching railroad for the Central Manufacturing District in the cities of Vernon, Maywood, Bell, and Commerce.
Stindt, Fred A. (1996). American Shortline Railway Guide - 5th Ed. Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co. ISBN0-89024-290-9.
Walker, Mike (1997). Steam Powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - California and Nevada - Post Merger Ed. Faversham, Kent, United Kingdom: Steam Powered Publishing. ISBN1-874745-08-0.