Just before sunrise, the northbound empty cans pass by the restored Southern Pacific Station in Santa Barbara. They are traveling from Los Angeles to the oil fields at San Ardo.
Union Pacific Steel Gang work train heads westbound after some track work in the Seacliff area of the Coast Route in Ventura County.
One Hundred Miles Left to Retirement. A thick layer of fog has settled over Santa Barbara...setting the mood for this evening's sad note. With just 100 miles left until its final destinatio... (more)
A somewhat rare sight to see following last fall's schedule change that shifted the lower-level train to operating strictly between Los Angeles and San Diego, a full-length train of horizon cars c... (more)
On an early Saturday morning, at a deserted Southern Pacific Station in Santa Barbara, the westbound empty cans are returning to Wunpost for refilling.
With its station work complete, a lengthy Amtrak 1761 departs the ex-Southern Pacific Santa Barbara depot for its next station stop of Goleta with the Los Angeles-based private cars "Overland... (more)
The sun rises after the passing of a thunder storm from tropical moisture flowing from the south.The early morning passengers managed to stay dry, as the southbound Surfliner to Los Angeles arrive... (more)
The ex-New York Central private car "Dagney Taggart" brings up the markers of Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight this afternoon as the train departs Santa Barbara for points north.
Union Pacific 3012 makes it's first coastline appearance on the head end of Amtrak 11.
Amtrak train 763 rolls by the bird refuge in Santa Barbara on a sunny day, between storms.
The Guadalupe local with a SD70M leading a quartet of power and a heathy cut of cars rounds out of Summerland onto the steep face of Ortega hill.
BNSF 4611 leads the northbound Coast Starlight through Santa Barbara. This may be the first time a BNSF unit has traveled north on an Amtrak train on this subdivision.
The southbound Coast Starlight pauses at Santa Barbara as it nears the end of it's Seattle-LA journey. Leading the way is a Dash 8, not a common leader.
A Surfliner stops at Santa Barbara.
Southbound Auto Racks power through Andree Clark Bird Refuge in Santa Barbara, CA.