NS 9834 led today's SB Amtrak Coast Starlight, surprisingly the whole way from Seattle to Los Angeles, without being taken off the point. I caught it this morning passing through Alviso (north of... (more)
A five-hour late Coast Starlight tries to make up as much time as it can as it passes through Alviso at sunset.
A dying breed... UP 1351 splits some of the last remaining searchlight signals in the Bay Area on its way to Milepost 23, leading the Mulford Local.
The Union Pacific WELSLZ led by UP 5423 slowly rolls down the Cuesta Grade as it goes through Chorro on an approach towards San Luis Obispo, CA.
Amtrak 166 leads the Coast Starlight south through the beautiful golden hills of California. This train will soon be tested with some serious grades of Cuesta but I'm sure that won't be as tough a... (more)
The MRVSJ-08, led by a duo of SD9043AC's, approches Alviso just before sunset.
UP 1351, which lived a previous life as DRGW 3096 (blt 4/1972) leads the Mulford Local through the dying breed in the San Francisco Bay Area: Searchlight signals. These searchlights on the ... (more)
Amtrak 14 has cleared five minutes ago, and the south facing signal shows an approach for Northbound movements. The searchlight signals on the UP Coast Subdivision between North Elmhurst and Carte... (more)
Panning shot of CDTX 2015 as it heads north through the salt flats of Alviso, just north of the Silicon Valley. Note the "Repower" decals on the side showing-off the unit's recent rebuild.
ACEX 3104 pushes train 04 north to Stockton as it passes through the salt flats and wetlands north of Alviso.
CDTX 2015 pushed its train north towards Newark as it crosses the salt flats north of Alviso. Note the special decals on the side; this locomotive received the EMD Repower treatment a few months ... (more)
BSA 2010 - 100 Years of Scouting.
A UP special train with the Boy Scout unit heads out of the Silicon Valley.
The Roseville to San Jose freight rolls by the salt ponds full of brine shrimp at Alviso.
Talgo Train Extra SB. Note the units ars actually GE P32-8BWHs, my mistake.