Amtrak 579 coasts through Del Mar passing some folks fishing the San Dieguito River.
Amtrak F59PHI Surfing Along: Locomotive 451 leads a northbound Pacific Surfliner train through Torrey Pines and into Del Mar. This is the last set of single level equipment still in use on ... (more)
Northbound Pacific Surfliner extra train 765 passes by the famed Chatsworth rocks on its way to Santa Barbara. F59PHI 451 leads the charge through Santa Susana Pass.
A northbound Pacific Surfliner bound for San Luis Obispo is smooth sailing out of Gaviota and into the sunset. The train took a slight delay just short of the trestle, waiting on the final southbo... (more)
Amtrak has added a new Surfliner, No.765 to help handle all the people trying to get to Santa Barbara and back due to the closure of hwy 101 and the mudslides at Montecito. NPCU in the Salute to V... (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)
"There was a Shopping Mall, Now it's all Covered with Flowers."California's exceptionally wet winter is, by early March, beginning to yield colorful dividends as Amtrak more)
Amtrak 451 races south between Oxnard and Camarillo.
Westbound Winnebago Amtrak F69PHAC Nos. 450 and 451 were the first all-new A.C. traction locomotives in North America. They were experimentals that were built at La Grange in 1989, and ... (more)
San Clemente is a great place to photograph trains!
Early on a Saturday morning, Amtrak's two experimental EMD AC-traction locomotives and the builder's test car lead an Amtrak San Joaquin out of Antioch.
A Pacific Surfliner shoves its way out of Tunnel 28 on its way into downtown Chatsworth, and eventually Los Angeles and San Diego.
Trains and fishing, some of the finer things in life.
In the prewar years, one could easily confuse this area along Miramar Hill for Cajon Pass. For the most part it was nothing but wilderness and actually had as many as five locomotives stationed at... (more)