Railfans look on and photograph as the 3751 makes history on the Surfline.
The biggest cause of the 3751's delays were incurred while wying the train, partly because once on the wye it was decided to maintain the locomotive. Here we can see Railroad Management (Amtrak S... (more)
Steam, diesel and electric are all accounted for in this shot of the San Diego passenger station on June 1, 2008, as Santa Fe 4-8-4 and Amtrak P42 117 have cut off their L.A. to San Diego excursio... (more)
The fireman of the 3751 looks on towards the Pacific Ocean, as the train rounds the curve at Del Mar. Two peices of history are seen together for the first time in more that 50 years. The 101 brid... (more)
As the big 4-8-4 passes, the tender looms large at this angle. Santa Fe 3751 and Amtrak P42DC 117 have cut off of train 95641-01A, and the power will be turned on the wye at Miramar before the re... (more)
3751 Blasts past Washington St. on its return trip to Los Angeles
ATSF 3751 departs San Diego for the first time in 55 years... The sight of a steam locomotive on the mainline down here is only 32 years fresh though.
Crossing the Soledad Lagoon wondering when we'll see each other again. I hope "soon" is the answer!
Excursion from Los Angeles to San Diego and back seen about a mile out from Union Station with Los Angeles City Hall in the background
The SB San Diego Steam Special accelerates after its waterstop at Poinsettia Lane. This vista is awesome.
The SB San Diego Steam Special makes it way along the beaches of San Clemente. A beautiful Pacific Ocean and the San Clemente pier can be seen in the background.
The 3751 rumbles through the coastal town of Leucadia, with trackside railfans everwhere. Canon EOS 40D
The 3751 approaches the Carlsbad Poinsettia Station on its photo runby. Canon EOS 40D
Just minutes out of LAUPT, the Santa Fe 3751 powers the San Diego Steam Special over the Redondo Flyover on a beautiful morning in southern California. View is from the ex-California Zephyr dome c... (more)
Restored Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 has arrived in San Diego, completing its first fan-trip from Los Angeles to San Diego. The trip's special "San Diegan" flags flap in the cool ocean breeze.