Running south (east) on the Santa Fe, Amtrak San Joaquin No. 708 passes Stockton Tower over the Southern Pacific diamonds, led by new GE Dash-8-32BWH “Pepsi Can” No. 501 on March 7, 1993. This Cal... (more)
An eastbound San Joaquin with a "Pepsi Can" on the point passes a venerable GP9 at SP's Ozol Yard.
A "Pepsi Can" pushes a southbound Amtraker to San Diego in this scene now quite a few years ago. Today, this stop sees Metrolink service as well as expanded Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service (six e... (more)
Inaugural Westbound Capitol (San Jose - Oakland - Sacramento), on the Benicia bridge from the Benicia side. The new I-680 bridge is now to the left of the rail bridge. This was also the service de... (more)
Inaugural Capitol (San Jose - Oakland - Sacramento), crossing the Guadalupe River in the early morning. This was also the service debut of the P32 and Pepsi can scheme. I had an invite to ride the... (more)
Amtrak California Dash 8-32BWH 501 arrives in Hanford, in Califrornia's Central Valley, with train #714, the "San Joaquin."
Southbound out of Fresno toward Santa Fe's Calwa yard. #501, owned by the State of California has been repainted in the "California" paint scheme and renumbered #2051. Horizon cars are no longer ... (more)
Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH 501 leads train #36, the eastbound "Desert Wind," over Cajon Pass, CA, on December 12, 1991.
Brand new GE at Amtrak's Ivy City Shop.