Three ACWR locos are on the point of a long cut of grain cars outside the Perdue plant in Candor
The North Carolina Transportation Museum's "Blue Ridge Special" rounds a curve climbing toward the Southern Railway's Old Fort Loops. This sold-out train is the first opportunity for passengers to... (more)
Just your average century-old shortline engine house
Aberdeen & Rockfish #400 sits in the railroad's Aberdeen engine house
Passengers on the Southern Loops! For the first time in a dozen years, a lucky group of passengers is on their way to Asheville by rail, traversing Norfolk Southern's S-line. From this aerial view... (more)
Amtrak 74 pauses in the new Durham Amtrak Station on a rainy fall night. The city's new bus station is in the foreground, part of a renewed emphasis on public transportation.
A young couple has set up camp on the beach at Gaviota State Park underneath the massive ex-SP trestle over Gaviota Creek. The last northbound Surfliner of the day strikes a powerful pose, but is ... (more)
With the pacific ocean lapping at my feet, coastal cliffs frame a northbound Surfliner as it rolls onto Gaviota Trestle. For a sense of the scale of this enormous structure, note the young woman d... (more)
On a windy but beautiful morning at this scenic coastal spot, a train horn unexpectedly breaks the rhythm of the waves. Freight on the coast line!
The first Surfliner of the morning runs in push mode over the trestle at Arroyo Hondo Creek, rushing for an on-time arrival in Santa Barbara. The bridge in the background is the old Highway 1 brid... (more)
The evening's northbound Surfliner crosses the iconic trestle at Gaviota at sunset, high above campers on the beach
A quartet of UP units leads a string of empty autoracks up the stunning coastline east of Santa Barbara moments before sunset
The sun is setting and the kids are heading home after a day at Gaviota State Park as the final northbound Surfliner of the day cruises high overhead.
The first southbound Surfliner of the morning skirts the Pacific north of Ventura. This photo was taken by my girlfriend as I drove, her first contribution to the site.
Heading down the 101 at sunrise, we came across the early southbound Surfliner just north of Ventura