Bidding Farewell to 1954 Built Budd's, From a 1956-built Budd. It was a humbling moment as I snapped this picture - standing in the dome of the 1956-built, ex-CBQ dome car "Silver Splendor... (more)
The beautiful private car Cyrus K. Holiday cools its heels on the rear of the detouring southbound Coast Starlight as it changes crews at the original Southern Pacific depot in Bakersfield prior t... (more)
It's a warm afternoon in San Luis Obispo as lucky passengers aboard the ex-California Zephyr dome cars "Silver Lariat" and "Silver Solarium" take up a chance to stretch their l... (more)
Coast Bound Varnish. Snaking its way into Tunnel 26, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight bids the San Fernando Valley farewell as it works toward its next station stop of Simi Valley with ... (more)
As if taking a step back in time, the business car ATSF 33 poses in the evening lights as the iconic structure of Los Angeles City Hall looms in the background.
Skirting the California coast line high above the actual beach, five private cars bring up the markers of today's northbound Coast Starlight. Beginning from the end of the last Amtrak coach, the p... (more)
With a big wave from Conductor Bill Hatrick on the rear-paltoform of the private car Tioga Pass, Amtrak 14 departs Simi Valley with the two private cars bound for Oakland as they carry a special c... (more)
Racing into a searchlight sunset. With the sun having just dipped behind the costal overcast, Amtrak 14 races northbound toward its next stop of Oakland as it thunders past a still-active, ... (more)
Bringing up the markers of today's northbound Coast Starlight, the private passenger cars "Silver Lariat" and "Silver Solarium" of CB&Q heritage show the stark contrast between the tracks they're ... (more)
The ex-New York Central private car "Dagney Taggart" brings up the markers of Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight this afternoon as the train departs Santa Barbara for points north.
The private rail car "Cyrus K. Holiday," named after the founder of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, skirts the Pacific Ocean on a cool afternoon along the Carpentaria Bluffs as it... (more)
Pausing in downtown San Diego, the Los Angeles based private cars "Overland Trail" and "Pacific Trail" cool their heels in front of the original, ATSF depot here prior to makin... (more)
Following its return trip to Oakland from Sparks, NV, the privately owned passenger car "Virginia City" sits on the rear of Amtrak 5's consist as seen from the inspection pit running the... (more)
The NYC 20th Century Limited Heritage shows inside the newly repainted "Sandy Creek" observation car, now NSRR CEO's private car. On a rain dampened night at the Streamliners at Spencer ... (more)
The morning Amtrak train heading to Union Station had a classy car attached in the form of the San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad's Pontchartrain Club Car, SLRG 3310.