It never occured to me that what I was shooting on this spring afternoon would be history in just three years. AMTK 131 and the westbound Capitol Limited passes by HO Tower and ducks under ... (more)
Detouring over the Tehachapis, Amtrak train #14, the Italic Coast Starlight, exits Tunnel 2 on its way down the mountain. Not too far ahead lies Bakersfield, and flat level running all the ... (more)
Detouring northbound Coast Starlight.
The detouring northbound Coast Starlight passing through Bealville.
Detouring over the Tehachapis, Amtrak train #14, the "Coast Starlight," is about to enter Tunnel 2 on its way down the mountain. Not too far ahead lies Bakersfield, and flat level running all the... (more)
Having just ridden around the famed Tehachapi Loop, the passengers on Amtrak train 14, the northbound "Coast Starlight," enjoy unusual scenery for this train, which is detouring over the Tehachapi... (more)
Passengers on Amtrak train 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, have just ridden around the Tehachapi Loop, and the train is seen here crossing the bridge at the east end of Woodford, on Cal... (more)
Engineer Steve Willick is almost done for his morning as he runs #11 past Santa Clara. Next stop, San Jose, where they will crew change and a new crew will board to run 'er to SLO.
This is the second time I have caught Amtrak 131 on the point of the southbound Coast Starlight. My co-worker boarded the train at the San Jose station, so I figured I'd get a picture of her first... (more)
The Sunset Limited crosses the Cienega Creek Bridge with the concrete Marsh Station Road bridge in the foreground.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight passing the MCP at S Chorro on UP's Coast Subdivision , with San Luis Obispo in the background.
Southwest Chief hustles at track speed through La Grange westbound toward the setting sun and the West Coast.
Train 7 waits in the hole at Edmonds, WA while the Washington State Ferry "Spokane" enters the ferry slip.
A several-hours-late Coast Starlight departs San Jose. A Cascades F59PHI is trailing, and two lounges are in the consist as one of them is substituting for a Pacific Parlour Car. PV "Montana" is o... (more)