The MP Heritage Unit makes it's first visit to the Bay Area skirting the San Pablo Bay in Pinole on it's way West to Oakland. NorCal is doing well with 4 of the 6 Heritage units being in either SA... (more)
After a stop at the Martinez station this Amtrak California set is passing the former SP Ozol yard.
Amtrak train 744 catches the last rays of sun along San Pablo Bay, as the coastal fog rolls over the hills in Marin County and into the bay.
BNSF 941 Leads three of her much brighter sisters and a stack train into Martinez excercising trackage rights over UP.
An elderly tunnel motor, complete with mismatched number boards, leads an eastbound drag at Benicia.
Northern Californians got a double treat this Holiday weekend w/ the Olympic UP 2001 leading into Oakland via Feather River + leading out of state via Mt. Shasta! Here the outbound IOASE Sunday Se... (more)
With the mothball fleet as a backdrop, the Oakland-Roseville Hauler pauses to let it's conductor walk up to the power. Of note tonight are the 2 inland humpback whales making their way back to the... (more)
As the sun begins to set, UP 5259 leads its train eastbound along San Pablo Bay.
Amtrak #146, still wearing a Western Pacific decal from the 2006 trip up the Feather River Canyon, is leading the Reno Fun Train thru Hercules, along San Pablo Bay.
Although now heavily developed... (more)
Amtrak #5 rides into the sunset
Westbound OIG train snakes it's way along the Cal-P line west of Martinez as seen in the backround, along with Mt. Diablo towering above it
Larry's "rent-a-wreck" original "Darth Vader" is seen on a light power move for staging Port Chicago Department of Defense (DODX) containerized bomb train at Ozol. Yes it took an extra two miles r... (more)
One of the rare Roseville Repaints is on the lead of the RVSJ at Pinole on a fine Fall afternoon in 2000.