Amtrak 11 heads around the S-curves at Metz in the heart of the Salinas Valley. There's so many great shots on this stretch of the Coast Line, but unfortunately a lack of consistent traffic aside ... (more)
UP's LRQ53S local heads out of Tunnel 5 1/2 north of King City on the Coast Sub. Leading the way is a former St. Louis Southwestern GP60. The LRQ53S crew normally hauls stone from Watsonville Jct.... (more)
The HSQSQ 21 SLO Helper crew assists the AMPNGR 20 down Cuesta Pass on the Coast Subdivision at last light. The train is seen crossing Stenner Creek Trestle, a couple miles north of SLO. Heading u... (more)
The San Luis Obispo base helpers wait in the siding at Santa Margarita while the southbound loaded Coast Oil Cans, OWPDO, pull onto the main. Once the Cans have cleared the north switch of the si... (more)
Two GP38-2s lead the Santa Margarita Turn south through fields of golden grass near Bradley on the Union Pacific Coast Sub. Today's turn has one set out and three pick ups in Paso Robles before h... (more)
A southbound loaded ballast train splits the searchlight signals just west of Aromas, CA on a crisp February afternoon. Note the new ties laid along the main track. The entire UP Coast Sub is in... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight lead by two Dash-8s sandwiching a P42 make their way north out of Bradley on the Union Pacific Coast Line. An extra empty baggage car tags along on the rear on its trip ... (more)
UP 1995 visited the Bay Area on Valentine's Day, as the 3rd unit on that day's MRVSJ train seen here rounding the wye at Newark.
Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight descends Cuesta Grade towards San Luis Obispo.
UP 1996 N waits for Amtrak # 11 to pass at Bradley on the UP's Coast Line.
Southbound Oakland to Long Beach special passing through Morgan Hill CA.
The Newark Hauler is nothing but engines as they depart Newark for Roseville.
A southbound Oakland to Long Beach passenger special heading south at Alviso CA.