Short on motive power, in 1978 SP leased several Amtrak P30CH ("pooches) to work in the commute pool while the SDP45's were in freight service. An excess of offline cars on the SP resulted in an I... (more)
A Capitol Corridor train has just passed the Santa Clara tower and is headed toward Sacramento. The car directly behind the engine is a rebuilt Superliner Coach now in Amtrak California service.
A northbound Caltrain leaves Santa Clara behind on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
Caltrain F40PH 913 (City of Belmont) leads late-morning southbound Train 236 as it stops at Santa Clara.
Amtrak's "Corridor Clipper" track geometry car being used by Caltrain to check the line between San Francisco and San Jose.
This colorful trainset is wrapped for the AT&T Yellow Pages.
Southern Pacific heritage unit.
SP 6462 began life as Cotton Belt 320 in Daylight paint. The unit came West when SSW dropped passenger service. The unit lacked dynamics and had a standard pilot instead of an SP plow and spent mo... (more)
Engine named "Jackie Speier", state senator who secured funding for upgrades on Caltrain enabling Baby Bullet service.
A seven unit table train passing Santa Clara. Bit overpowered, I think.
"Coast Starlight", late as usual, with a Cascades F59 as the third unit.
a weathered SP 100 gets ready to couple to a disabled UP MSJRV.