ATSF No.3751 simmers in downtown San Diego among the Hi rise buildings. Leaving Los Angeles Union Station this morning, the Santa Fe 4-8-4 traveled to San Diego's classic Santa Fe Station. The wh... (more)
Westbound BNSF Executive Special
Two Different Schemes: As train 562 heads through Torrey Pines, the paint scheme variation between locomotive 2109 and the 2114 is quite apparent. The 2109 displays the original version of ... (more)
Double Double, Surfliner Style: Two NPCU cars and two Charger locomotives bookend Amtrak train 569 as it heads out of San Diego. The 90278 was at one time an F40PH locomotive. Now, it works... (more)
A Veteran Hill Climber: By this point, Amtrak 90208 is no stranger to Miramar Hill. This cab control car that started off life as an F40PH locomotive has been a regular on Pacific Surfliner... (more)
Vintage Trolley in a Modern World: San Diego Trolley PCC car number 530 travels around the downtown "Silver Line" loop. It originally ran for Twin Cities Transit in Minneapolis, M... (more)
F59PHI 451 hold down the duties as San Diego's "protec" locomotive as 452 and 453 idle having recently arrived double heading Train 768. With the arrival of Siemens Charger locomotives, ... (more)
A pair of ATSF veterans idle at 22nd Street in between local switching duties in San Diego.
Amtrak F59PHI Surfing Along: Locomotive 451 leads a northbound Pacific Surfliner train through Torrey Pines and into Del Mar. This is the last set of single level equipment still in use on ... (more)
An F59PHI leads southbound train 580 through Rose Canyon on a cool late summer afternoon. Soon, these locomotives will be replaced by SC-44 "Charger" units built by Siemens.
BNSF's National City local makes it's way back to 22nd Street Yard with Bluebonnet 188 as today's power.
San Diego local power looking sharp tied up at 22nd Street.
AMTK 456 will soon board passengers at the San Diego Santa Fe Depot and head up the coast.
A Pacific Surfliner lays over with a classic F59PHI. The days are numbered for these locomotives in this service with the recent arrival of new Siemens Chargers.
In a scene that reminds me somewhat of the opening of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, this Pacific Surfliner navigates through downtown San Diego on its way into the station.