It was a rainy day and deep in Harkins Slough a large eucalyptus tree had fallen across the track. There are no roads to access the location so the Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay F9 locomotives, SC 110... (more)
Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Railway FP9H #1102 exits the SCMB storage facility in Watsonville, CA with two Spirit of Washington passenger cars and sister FP9H #1101. The train is on its way to the... (more)
The early evening light glinted off a Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway passenger train as it crossed Antonelli Pond on a return trip from Wilder Ranch. After a long absence, Santa Cruz & Monterey... (more)
Former Mount Hood power sits in Watsonville with the IC inspired F9's on the left.
The Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway’s Train To Christmas Town heads towards Wilder Ranch after being switched on to the west leg of the Santa Cruz wye. The Santa Cruz Big Trees & Pacific Railway... (more)
Ex Mount Hood Railroad 89, a GP9 leads a test train of tank cars on the Santa Cruz Branch over the new La Selva Bridge.
Good morning Capitola! The Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway’s GP9 MH 89 pulls 4 tank cars over the historic Capitola Trestle on an inspection/test run from Watsonville, CA to Santa Cruz, CA. The ... (more)
The Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway’s F9A SC 1101 poses on the new La Selva Bridge during the Regional Transportation Commission’s completion ceremony on February 26, 2015. With the completion o... (more)
A Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway’s passenger train crosses the old La Selva Bridge for the last time on its journey along the Pacific Coast from Santa Cruz to Watsonville at sunset. After this ... (more)
Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Railway FP9 #1101 and the rest of the train sit on the newly completed La Selva Beach Bridge during the reopening ceremony of the newly completed bridge! This Bridge wi... (more)
The 0-4-0T Santa Cruz Portland Cement No. 2 (aka "The Chiggen"), built by H. K. Porter in 1909, began life at the cement plant in Davenport (11 miles north of Santa Cruz) and served the... (more)
The Train To Christmas Town passes through the Buena Vista Drive crossing by the historic San Andreas Schoolhouse (1861-1945) on its way to Christmas Town.
Train To Christmas Town on the way back to Watsonville passing the old San Andreas School
It’s November 17, 2012 and Iowa Pacific’s freshly painted F9 leads a passenger train at Wilder Ranch on the California Coast. With the completion of the bridge work on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail L... (more)
Returning to Watsonville with empty tanks picked up from Ewe Pee in Pajaro.