George W Bush, son of the late George H W Bush the 41st President, arrives in Santa Barbara on a whistle stop campaign tour up the California Coast. He would go on to be elected the 43rd President... (more)
A long way from home, a pair of Amtrak F59PHI's once used for Surfliner service in southern California bracket a GE tonner alongside a damaged 145 at the shops in Beech Grove. The F59's have since... (more)
AMT 1325 with 7 bilevel cars pushes a deadhead move towards Montreal West Station and eventually Sortin Yard to layover until the afternoon rush hour.
On time northbound Pacific Surfliner No. 759 from Los Angeles reaches Santa Barbara just as the sun rises.
The West Coast Express commuter service pulls out of the former Canadian Pacific terminal in downtown Vancouver. The station is now a transit hub and is served by two metro lines, commuter trains,... (more)
Smoke from more destructive wildfires raging in California can be seen being blown offshore from heavy and dry Santa Ana winds. There's the Hill fire in Ventura Ca, the Woolsey fire in Los Ange... (more)
Amtrak Saves the Day. Tired, frustrated and worried passengers crowd the platform at Ventura as a lengthy Amtrak 769, using three additional coaches and one locomotive from the San Joaquin/... (more)
Cascades in the Carolinas. While a couple NCDOT units were out for PTC installation, Amtrak sent a Cascade F59PHI unit to pinch-hit. Here, train 75 rolls over the Yadkin River to en route Charlott... (more)
Amtrak 717 slows on its approach to its first station stop, Wasco, since it originated at Bakersfield on a cool, fall afternoon. As the lower-level train of mostly ex-New Jersey Transit cars is de... (more)
With its station stop at Hanford just a few minutes ago, Amtrak 702 gets back up to track speed as it hustles through the crossovers at Calabrese and meets the BNSF 3841. The 3841's train is broke... (more)
Amtrak 714 hustles past the small community of Allensworth on a cool afternoon in the Central Valley. Founded in 1908, Allensworth is notably the first exclusively African American-founded town in... (more)
Pacific Pumpkinliner: A Pacific Surfliner train passes through a field of pumpkins in Oxnard as it heads for Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.
Sounder F59 911 pushes a outbound train past Carkeek Park.
Amtrak F59PHI 467 leads a line of 6 F59s under the famed Chicago Skyline as night falls. These units may soon belong to Metra.
Along the River: Amtrak train 580 rolls along the LA river on its way south to San Diego. In the background, the new 6th Street Bridge is under construction.