"The Great Race" - As Amtrak 564 heads into the first few miles of its southbound trip to San Diego, an eastbound Metrolink train passes Mission Tower and crosses the Los Angeles River as it heads... (more)
Amtrak Nose Study #2Amtrak F59PHI 454 as seen at the Redondo Junction engine facility in Los Angeles, California, on April 15, 2017. Built by EMD in June 1998. Photographed on ... (more)
An Amtrak Cascades unit leads this southbound Sounder commuter out of King Street Station. A large number of Sound Transit locomotives were down for maintenance thus the need to borrow power from ... (more)
The first southbound Amtrak of the day, Amtrak 774, crosses the 811-foot-long span of the Gaviota trestle on its way south toward Santa Barbara.
The private car, Silver Solarium, was used to bring up the markers on the 1st trip to San Diego in 55 years for Santa Fe 3751. The CB&Q California Zephyr car is seen here at the beautifully resto... (more)
Amtrak's midday southbound Talgo passes the world's largest egg.
A northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner crosses the Santa Ynez River near Lompoc.
The Shortest Pacific Surfliner Ever?Sitting on one of the whiskers around the turntable at Amtrak’s Redondo Junction engine facility, located in Los Angeles, is F59PHI 458 an... (more)
”With a Little Help from my Friends”To move Amtrak F59PHI 456 off the whiskers and back into the shop, the Redondo Junction engine facility’s employees fired up their Rail King SS42... (more)
”Right ‘Round Like a Record, Baby”Amtrak’s Redondo Junction engine facility is the former Santa Fe Redondo Junction roundhouse. While the roundhouse is gone, the turntable is still... (more)
Train 784, the afternoon doubleheaded Surfliner bound for San Diego, banks into the quiet beach community of San Clemente.
A northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner consist sporting an unlikely consist of horizon car coaches skirts along the Pacific Coast near Del Mar at sundown. The train, which is en route to Los Angele... (more)
A Capital Corridor Amtrak train rolls north across the Benicia-Martinez bridge over the Carquinez Strait earlier this afternoon.
A double header of F59PHIs lead this Pacific Surfliner through San Clemente at sunset.