The last rays of sunlight for Independence Day catch a Capitol Corridor along the Pinole shoreline.
The Western Pacific Heritage unit leads the IG3OAB west on the Cal-P, seen here blasting through the small town of Elmira at 57mph.
Crossing the American River Bridge
Some MOW workers aren't even aware of Amtrak 5 quickly sneeking up behind them (Canon Rebel XSi EFS 55-250mm lens).
Amtrak 5 now has a 20MPH speed limit as they pass through the Blue Diamond Almond factory at Haggin.
With main number one shut down, the conductor of UP 2001 east gives a westbound O.I.G. stacktrain the roll-by. This was the first real shot of an absolutely great chase throughout the whole day.
After picking up it's cars, the Cal Northern job is about to head North; on one of the last official days of Winter.