With only two of their three units operating properly, the southbound oil cans slink through Summerland making the most of the dispatcher's decision to run them ahead of Amtrak 778 and 782 out of ... (more)
On another smokey morning in Summerland, SPMW 5486 sits on the rear of Union Pacific's fire train as it waits - poised to jump into action at a moment's notice to defend the right-of-way against t... (more)
The Fire Train Stands By. Sitting beneath the smoke filled sky as the Thomas Fire goes on its ninth day of burning in Southern California, UP 546 and two original SP fire train water cars... (more)
Union Pacific EC-4 travels southbound to Los Angeles along the Santa Barbara Coast.
Making its second to last run before the October 9 schedule change, LARail.com's private cars Overland Trail, Pacific Trail and Silver Splendor skirt the ex-Southern Pacific coast line just north ... (more)
There is a lot of work being done on the Coastline these days. A work train rolls southbound to a work site at MP 381to unload supplies.
A clean looking No. 71 along with the Salute to Veterans Unit leads the westbound No.14, the Coast Starlight, on the advertised.
Auto Racks roll south (SP East) through Summerland with the rear of the train still coming around the steep face of Ortega Hill. Smoke from the huge Rey fire north of Santa Barbara comes over and ... (more)
5 private varnish and unit 463 hitch a ride from Amtrak's Coast Starlight from LA to San Luis Obispo. The Surfliner unit will bring the varnish back to LA in a special move.
The Gemco-Guadalupe Hauler returns to LA with two refrigerated box cars and a lumber car.
On a winters day, Amtrak # 14 the Coast Starlight, makes its way northbound along the bluffs toward Santa Barbara, in this view from Fernald point.
UP 6686 and 4 other engines lead the OWPDO south at MP 373 after receiving a patch crew in Santa Barbara.
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner 775, skirts the cliffs north of Summerland at Miramar as it works its way north towards its final destination of San Luis Obispo. Its been a beautiful spring day on UP ... (more)