One can not fully understand the scope of the Thomas Fire until you drive along the coast and see things for yourself. Covered for years with lush vegetation that come spring would be as green as ... (more)
Living up to its name, Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner 'surfs' along the California coast line as it races across the iconic trestle at Gaviota in the afternoon light with the private cars "Overla... (more)
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner on the scenic trestle over Gaviota Beach.
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner with the 464 and 455 head through scenic San Clemente.
A double header of F59PHIs lead this Pacific Surfliner through San Clemente at sunset.
Amtrak 464 (F59PHI) waits along side helper engine 462 in front of the iconic Santa Fe Depot in San Diego, California.
The sun glints off the stainless steel cars as this Pacific Surfliner makes its way along the beach.
A fisherman takes a moment to look at the passing Pacific Surfliner train before going at it again. I sometimes compare fishing to railfanning as calculation and skill can only get you so far, and... (more)
A pair of F59PHIs (I assume one is a rescue engine added in San Diego, but don't know that for sure) power Amtrak's late Pacific Surfliner 777 through San Clemente.
Surf Line Double-HeaderA pair of F59PHI diesels, 464 and 462, hustle Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #564 through the sleepy beachside town of Leucadia, California, on April 2nd, 20... (more)
2 units lead a eastbound/southbound Pacific Surfliner into Fullerton for it's station stop.
California Girls After spending majority of my summer in Arizona, it was great to get back to the Pacific Ocean and do some "train watching". I've never shot the northern region o... (more)
A southbound Surfliner cruises along the Del Mar bluffs above the Pacific Ocean on a muggy day feeling more like the midwest than southern California.
A northbound Surfliner train heads through a field of strawberries and flowers on its way to Santa Barbara.
777 makes it's usual afternoon appearance at Santa Susana Pass behind a Surfliner F59. Several weeks after this image was taken, a large set of security cameras were installed to discourage trespa... (more)