Amtrak #5 skirts along the Carquinez Strait at Port Costa as it heads west running early towards its destination of Emeryville, CA on 3/10/13.
Two fishermen test their luck on the dock at Benicia Point while California Zephyr #6 heads eastward along Carquinez Strait at 9:50 am.
California Zephyr #6 rolls by the sleepy community of Port Costa on a beautiful May morning, as seen from Benicia Point across Carquinez Strait.
UP 5226 West rounds the bend at Port Costa, and knocks down the signal at CP COSTA (RV027) on this Roseville to Newark, CA Manifest.
Eastbound over the Cal-P line using trackage rights over UP. Nice to see some East coast power all the way over here, 2nd unit back is a Norfolk Southern.
By late 1976, the former SP FP7's now in Amtrak service had dwindled to two units, #376 and #377.
Originally SP 6453 and 6454, they became Amtrak 116 and 117 and later #492 and #493. With the San... (more)
A derailment in Franklin Canyon forced the BNSF to detour some of it's hotter traffic onto the UP in late May of 2004.
A westbound auto rack train begins it's trek along San Pablo Bay at the Bricyard, just west of Ozol Yard on the UP's Cal-P Line.
Westbound OIG train snakes it's way along the Cal-P line west of Martinez as seen in the backround, along with Mt. Diablo towering above it
Amtrak Cascades Talgo unit 469 leads the southbound Coast Starlight passed the old railroad town of Port Costa, CA. In the background is the massive Benicia Bridge that eliminated the use of ferry... (more)
A recently re-numbered SD60M leads its consist past historic Port Costa on the shores of the Carquinez Straits.
BNSF takes advantage of its trackage rights on UP's Cal-P (Sacramento-Oakland) line. Here we see BNSF H2 GEVO 7706 leading a WB OIG (Oakland Intermodal Gateway) bound stack train along the San Pab... (more)
A BNSF stack train from the Port of Oakland, utilizing trackage rights on the Cal-P line.
While stopped on the #1 Main waiting for Amtrak I stepped out out of the cab and snapped this shot. This is looking West towards Crockett. This is actually an SD70M. Thanks SPW
AMTK 191 heading south along Port Costa toward Crockett.