All of the SC&MB locomotives are out for an early evening stroll down Walker Street in Watsonville with MH 89 in the lead and SC 1102 and SC 1101 following. They have just passed the old Southern ... (more)
Almost 27 years since it was built for the St. Louis Southwestern Railway, UP 1089 points its nose north toward the Watsonville yard in the midst of a downpour as one of two ex-Southern Pacific se... (more)
The westbound (SP Timetable) Salinas Hauler hustles to clear the main for a late eastbound Coast Starlight at Elkhorn Slough.
Eastbound (SP Timetable) No. 11, The Coast Starlight, crosses over Elkhorn Slough.
Crossing Buena Vista road, the Santa Cruz @ Monterey Bay Railway Christmas Train heads back to the Watsonville Station.
The Santa Cruz @ Monterey Bay Railway Christmas Train engineer climbs into the cab as preparations get underway for boarding.
The Santa Cruz @ Monterey Bay Railway Christmas Train, crosses Buena Vista Road in the rain. As close to snow as it will get, but very well received by a dry California.
California dreaming. Surrounded by rolling strawberry fields a Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway passenger train glides across Harkins Slough on a winter’s day.
It was a rainy day and deep in Harkins Slough a large eucalyptus tree had fallen across the track. There are no roads to access the location so the Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay F9 locomotives, SC 110... (more)
Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Railway FP9H #1102 exits the SCMB storage facility in Watsonville, CA with two Spirit of Washington passenger cars and sister FP9H #1101. The train is on its way to the... (more)
Former Mount Hood power sits in Watsonville with the IC inspired F9's on the left.
Unassigned power for local freights and transfers to San Jose sit awaiting orders at Watsonville Junction.
The Train To Christmas Town passes through the Buena Vista Drive crossing by the historic San Andreas Schoolhouse (1861-1945) on its way to Christmas Town.
Train To Christmas Town on the way back to Watsonville passing the old San Andreas School