Union Pacific train KG3LB-13 (Global Three, IL to Long Beach, CA double-stacks) approaches Dike (the old SP station name for Devore) after crossing over to the old SP Palmdale Cutoff from the BNSF... (more)
Downtown San Diego has undergone quite a renaissance in the last decade, and looming behind Central Oregon & Pacific GP38s 3816 and 3820 is Petco Park, the relatively new home of baseball's Padres... (more)
Coaster train 645 crosses Los Peñasquitos Lagoon on its way from Oceanside to San Diego on August 10, 2009. In the background is the Pacific Ocean, and the coastal eddy, which is creating overcas... (more)
BNSF Railway's Q-WSPNBY1-05A (Willow Springs IL to North Bay CA guaranteed service intermodal) winds through the Tehachapi Mountains at Bealville, California, on November 7, 2009. The quartet of ... (more)
Always an impressive sight, the outbound Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train doesn't even warrant a glance from the guy in the yellow and blue in the lower left. But others strolling ... (more)
BNSF Railway Dash 9-44CWs 5520 and 4611, plus ES44DC 7737 are in charge of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train as it passes through Los Peñasquitos Lagoon on its way out of San Die... (more)
BNSF Railway's train U-PITKAI1-05A (Pittsburg CA to Kaiser [Fontana] CA) descend southern California's Cajon Pass with a pair of diesels unique to the BNSF - General Electric ES44C4 locomotives, w... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 589 heads north out of San Diego for Los Angeles with three locomotives shoving on the rear - F59PHI 458, Dash 8-32BWH 505 and F59PHI 452. These trains normally re... (more)
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner trains are celebrating their tenth anniversary in 2010, and to commemorate the event, Amtrak F59PHI 457 was painted in a special scheme. On May 25th, 2010, the 4... (more)
The San Diego Steam Special, with Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751, drifts downgrade through Rose Canyon on its way to San Diego, where it will spend the night. Tomorrow the train will return to Los Angeles.
The southbound excursion train with Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 crosses a lagoon as it approaches Encinitas, on California's Surf Line, on its way from Los Angeles to San Diego on May 1, 2010.
The excursion train with Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751, heading from Los Angeles to San Diego, passes through the flowers at Poinsettia, just south of Carlsbad, on California's Surf Line.
Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 makes a run to San Diego again, this time as a two day trip. The train is seen here crossing Buena Vista Lagoon at Carlsbad, California, on Saturday, May 1, 2010.
California's Pacific Coast just got a lot more colorful! Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #573 cruises along the Pacific Ocean at the bluffs in Del Mar. Power for the train is F59PHI 457, painted... (more)
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner ascends the grade on Miramar Hill, near La Jolla a few miles north of downtown San Diego. Amtrak F59PHI 457 is painted to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Am... (more)