What will become Train 716 in a couple of minutes, CDTX 2051 pulls a 4 car set down the Square. Shot one handed with my Canon Rebel XS, the reason for the one handed shooting style is because our ... (more)
Wanna Race? A big GE P32-8BWH is side by side with a Lexus IS350 as they race for pinks down Jack London Square. Canon Rebel XS.
Pan in the street! A 1/30th second pan reveals CDTX 2001 pushing a 4 car trainset up the Square, bound for Bakersfield. Canon Rebel XS.
AMTK 96 takes a cruise down the Embarcadero on a clear, crisp Winter weekday morning. Canon Rebel XS.
BNSF8149, a one-of-a-kind Heritage 2 "triclopes" SD60M rests in the OIG after a hard morning of switching. Canon Rebel XS.
Amtrak Business Car Beach Grove on the Capitol Corridor inaugural run, Jack London Square, Oakland. Newspaper photog wandered into my picture - you have to live with that!.
EMD SD70M demos all prettied up for viewing by the SP Board of Directors, resulting in an order, not that SP needed some new power or anything like that! I wouldn't be so brazen about walking into... (more)
Operation Lifesaver power at SP Oakland shops, arranged by an unnamed railfan hostler. WP 913-A and E9 6051 from the Cal State Rail Museum, UP 951 and ATSF FP45 5948. SP foreman came along and tos... (more)
Capitol Corridor Inaugural, Jack London Square, Oakland, breaking the banner. Also the P32-8BWH Pepsi Can service debut.
A SD70M and two big Dash 9's are in elephant style fashion leading the Oakland - Houston auto train down Jack London Square.
Two big yellow EMD's and a Green SD40-2 lead the once daily Oakland to Spring, TX auto train down Jack London Square. This has now been resymboled to the Oakland - Houston (AOAHO)
Coast Starlight pausing at OKJ before continuing south via the Niles Sub.
Amtrak F69PHAC's 451 & 450 with EMD test car and 2 F40's street running through Jack London Square, Oakland on #11, Coast Starlight. Sometimes you get lucky.
UP559 leads a short train of grain hoppers up Jack London Square under nice blue skies.
UP 1983 leads a good sized fleet of passenger cars into Oakland for winter storage on a gloomy Saturday afternoon. Visible through the car shops is the end of the train and a pair of former SP bus... (more)