The conductor for this leg of the trip between Portland and Kalamath Falls, Oregon steps off of the transition sleeper for a quick break.
In the distance, the soon to be dismantled cantilever ... (more)
Early morning along the San Pablo Bay.
Early morning along San Pablo Bay.
Sunset is approaching on the beach in Carpenteria as a slightly late #11 (Coast Starlight) prepares to experience what else but the coast starlight.
Making Progress. Amtrak Coast Starlight #11 passes by the new Oregon Railroad Heritage Foundation Facility. It may not look like much now but it will soon, the foundation is set and the rai... (more)
Amtrak Coastal Starlight, from Seattle to LA, across Edna Valley, just south of San Luis Obispo
Detouring "Coast Starlight" with iconic windmills above.
Southbound "Coast Starlight" detouring over Altamont Pass on a beautiful spring morning.
Amtrak 510 leads the detouring Coast Starlight #11 south into Monolith after meeting BNSF 5521 North at Summit.
A northbound manifest prepares to depart the Eugene Yard as the evening southbound Coast Starlight clears Irving.
NS 9834 led today's SB Amtrak Coast Starlight, surprisingly the whole way from Seattle to Los Angeles, without being taken off the point. I caught it this morning passing through Alviso (north of... (more)
Amtrak train #11, the Coast Starlight, passes through the pastures of Cal Poly University (which has an extensive agricultural program) in San Luis Obispo, California, on July 2, 1974. SDP... (more)
A five-hour late Coast Starlight tries to make up as much time as it can as it passes through Alviso at sunset.
Amtrak 11, the Coast Starlight, screams past the Bay Area's lame attempt at having Fall colors this year... Trees won't change when it's 80 degrees everyday!