Besides along Lincoln Avenue in Santa Ana, Calif., where else do trains run so fast so close to private homes? Here was former UP E9 No. 912 racing Amtrak Train 770 at maximum authorized speed o... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #583 (San Diego to Los Angeles) arrived at Santa Ana, California, 45 minutes late on January 15th, 2013. But, since I wasn't a passenger, I didn't mind as it arriv... (more)
The old single-story stucco Santa Fe passenger station in Santa Ana was replaced by this imposing structure - the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center. When the new station, which serves Amtra... (more)
Metrolink train #662 (Los Angeles to Laguna Niguel / Mission Viejo) crosses Santa Ana Boulevard as it rolls into the Santa Ana Transportation Center, making its stop 13 minutes late. Power for th... (more)
Metrolink MP36PH-3C 888 leads train #662 (Los Angeles to Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo) out of the Santa Ana, California, Transportation Center on Saturday, January 21, 2012. The train has a pair o... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #573 arrives in Santa Ana, California, ninety-two miles north of the train's origination point of San Diego (and just thirty-six miles from the end point of Los Ang... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train 583 departs Santa Ana enroute to Los Angeles.
A southbound San Diegan departs Santa Ana, California, on its way to San Diego in May 1989. The Santa Ana Transportation Center "stood in" for Los Angeles' Union Station in the film "Rain ... (more)
Operating with leased CalTrain cars (from the San Francisco Peninsula service) and Amtrak power and cab cars, the "Orange County Commuter," train 582, began operations on April 30, 1990, continuei... (more)
Operating with leased CalTrain cars (from the San Francisco Peninsula service) and Amtrak power and cab cars, the "Orange County Commuter," train 582, began operations on April 30, 1990, continuin... (more)
Amtrak F59PHI 455 has received a special "wrap" paint job to create awareness of the danger to surfers of crossing the tracks to get to the beach. (Note that the track the surfer is crossing was ... (more)
Union Pacific's Costa Mesa Local, using trackage rights on Metrolink's Orange Sub, hurries past the Santa Ana Amtrak Depot.
UPY 2716 leads the LOA32R-06 across Chestnut in Santa Ana after making the connection from the Metrolink's Orange Sub to the UP's Santa Ana Branchline.
UPY 2724 leads the Costa Mesa local eastbound through Santa Ana, CA.
Southern Pacific SW1500 2525 brings a Union Pacific train through Santa Ana, California, on its way to nearby Costa Mesa - the box cars are loaded with paper for the Los Angeles Times print... (more)