With a big wave from Conductor Bill Hatrick on the rear-paltoform of the private car Tioga Pass, Amtrak 14 departs Simi Valley with the two private cars bound for Oakland as they carry a special c... (more)
With enough power on the point to handle just under 20 cars, AMTK 119 and 42 lead this evening's edition of Amtrak 777 north out of Simi Valley with a grand total of six cars.
Looking back at photos from a few years ago, it's hard not to miss those iconic "trip-clops" SD60M's that were regular power for the week's runs of the LOF65, 66 and 67. Running now with SD70M's t... (more)
Running light past the Santa Susana depot, UP 1398 heads for CP Davis before backing into its train for the trip back to Gemco.
With their air hose connection problems addressed, UP 4611 gets the LOF65 back underway as it departs the siding at Millhouse.
Slugging a 75-car empty autorack train upgrade through Santa Susana toward Tunnel 26, UP 4036 leads the charge as it finds itself in an interesting position assisting this train south to Los Angel... (more)
After an eventful few days beginning with breaking down in San Luis Obispo, starting its journey south as Amtrak 774 before returning to SLO...sitting, waiting, departing later that day as Amtrak ... (more)
With the towering rock formations that have served as the stage for movies like John Wayne's thrilling "Fort Apache" and the popular TV series "Star Trek" providing the backdro... (more)
UP 1411, ex-Southern Pacific 7658, leads the LOF41 back west on a somewhat rare light power move home for Gemco shortly before meeting Amtrak 763 at Davis.
The Coast Startlight has just traversed the Chats Tunnels and is now passing through the big curve at Santa Sue. Note the matching second unit and baggage car with phase III paint.
The private car Cyrus K. Holliday takes up the markers on the Coast Starlight.
The Day Bud returns light after making a drop in Simi Valley.
The sound of five Electro Motive Division diesels, topping out at 20,000 horsepower, rock the walls of the 7,369-foot long Tunnel 26 as UP 4685's headlights illuminate the final few hundred feet a... (more)
After hustling along Los Angeles Avenue at track speed, Metrolink 110 slows as it leans into the curve before arriving at Simi Valley for its scheduled station work.
Amtrak 761 catches the morning light as it speeds past the Santa Susana depot as it heads toward its next station stop of Simi Valley.