Southbound Amtrak #11,the Coast Starlight, crosses over Elkhorn Slough the day after Thanksgiving with a full consist.
Amtrak 11 makes it's way along the Elkhorn slough with an interesting consist including the "MetroNorth" P32 and a P40DC
The Granite Rock Train power consisting of 3 SD59MX's sit in watsonville yard.
Looking more like the rainforests in northern Australia than the coast of sunny California, a freshly painted F-unit wanders north towards Santa Cruz on the newly acquired branch line.
The Santa Cruz local returning to Watsonville after a run up to Davenport on Walker St.
While giving the Santa Cruz local a wide berth, this biker still stays even with the train through the slow running streets of Watsonville.
The Santa Cruz local heads back to the yard as it rounds a curve near Sunset Beach.
The Davenport Local is almost home as it runs through a great section of street running through Watsonville with cold storage buildings on both sides.
UP 1451 (ex: SP7676 which was once in Roman Lettering), leads today's "Santa Cruz" running behind a highrailer. So at every milepost must be called out on the radio to let the MOW truck know the e... (more)
Several units idle away a clear and cold afternoon at whats left of the old Watsonville Yard on UP's Coast Line.
Running right down the middle of town, the Monterey Job with UP 649 returns.
The Southern Pacific Heritage unit leads a north bound Officers Special past the fields and farmlands east of Watsonville. This special is bound for West Oakland Yard.
Friday's Santa Cruz Local is almost home as it heads for town in the late evening.
UP #8622, a former D&RGW SD40T-2, rests at Watsonville Junction between assignments.