To commemorate the tenth anniversary of Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner service, F59PHI 457 has been painted (well, wrapped) in special scheme. The engine is seen here at Los Angeles Union Passenger Te... (more)
Probably the stand-by engine
A northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passes an idle Costa Mesa local waiting to get clearance to go south to Santa Ana.
After a minor earthquake, in which 99% of Southern California thought was a disaster Amtrak #774 arrives, after travelling near 40 miles at restricted speed, making them over 3 hours late.
A late Amtrak 785 is being refueled on track 3 as a late train 578 pulls in on track 2. The trains had been delayed by the terrible disastrous earthquake (*cough*) which had happened earlier in t... (more)
Due to an earthquake, Amtrak #774 has just arrived, almost 3 hours late. Some more construction on apartments is being done (go figure).
An ontime Pacific Surfliner climbs the grade from Burbank Junction to its next stop, Bob Hope Airport which is a mile west.
The red nose of the early Amtrak cab units blend with the fall colors. This unit is well protected from hoodlums, vandals and stone throwers. The only real threat to this train in the 70's was fun... (more)
Amtrak F59PHI 457 is in charge of "Pacific Surfliner" #768 as it lives up to its name and skirts the Pacific Ocean on its way from Goleta to San Diego. The final stop is now just about twenty mil... (more)
A NB Pacific Surfliner heads back to LA from San Diego during the lull while waiting for ATSF 3751.
*sniff sniff sniff*
A northbound Amtrak Surfliner run along the beach just north of Carpinteria.
Amtrak train 457 waits for the return trip to Los Angeles at Union Station in downtown San Diego.
A southbound Surfliner departs the Anaheim station on a crisp November morning.