Do You Know the Way to San Jose?Rounding the curve along San Pablo Bay in Hercules, CA, is Amtrak train 743, a Capitol Corridor train heading from Sacramento to San Jose. Th... (more)
Westbound at Christie, about 5 miles east of Richmond, California, in the morning.
U36C 8744, along with SF30C (rebuilt U36C) 9556, waits in the siding at the east end of Christie, about 5 miles east of Richmond, California.
An Amtrak Capitol skirts the coast line on a threatening day.
The California Zephyr is nearing the end of its journey and will be at its final destination in a little while, but not before skirting the San Pablo Bay.
The typical power for the Santa Fe Local that worked most days between Richmond and Christie, California was a pair of Santa Fe GPs. (the Local still runs today as the BNSF 011 Local). However, o... (more)
A BNSF Z train sits at Collier waiting for the O12 to finish work at Northbay
In the San Francisco Bay Area, a westbound BNSF Z train rolls downhill out of the Franklin Canyon and into the town of Hercules .
A BNSF Z7 rolls through Collier bound for North Bay
Running a few hours late, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr is on final approach to its Bay Area destination of Emeryville.
After setting out and picking up several cars from the Conoco 66 plant in the Franklin Canyon, BNSF 8734 leads the "oh eleven" job over the Rodeo/Hercules border on the way back to the Richmond ya... (more)
The Reno Fun Train comes darting East along the San Pablo Bay coast. Here at the western edge of Hercules it passes some MoW equipment in a siding.
New train ZG2OA along the shoreline at Hercules. Formerly the ZG2LT, this train is now split at Sparks, NV into 2 separate sections. One going to Oakland & the other to Lathrop.
A nice clean UP SD70ACe leads a westbound intermodal train through Hercules.
After waiting for three eastbounds, the BNSF Q-CHIOIG trudges west towards Richmond.