As the sun sets across the California Valley, CDTX 2001 races a westbound Capitol Corridor train through Davis and towards the Bay Area with plenty of holiday and commuter passengers.
Amtrak 532 departs the Oakland/JLS station and heads North towards Emeryville and eventually Sacramento.
Westbound Capitol #545 heads into the setting sun with five cars on the drawbar of the first delivered F59PHI for the California Department of Transportation, also known as "CDTX" and Amtrak Calif... (more)
CDTX 2001 On First Revenue Run Stopped at new station while construction of freight tracks continues. Second unit is AMTK 502.
2001's first revenue run, new station, and freight tracks under construction.
Amtrak-California 2001 new and on display on spur track that no longer exists. The SSW unit is a GP60.
Northbound Captiol #532 to Sacramento rolls up Jack London Square on a crystal clear pre-TurkeyDay afternoon in the Bay Area.
On the day of Winterail, a Southbound San Joaquin from Sacramento rolls into the morning sunrise with one of the State of California's finest EMD F59PHI's doing the dirty work with a clear signal ... (more)
On a warm spring morning an Amtrak Capital train is heading westbound on the ageing bridge that spans the bay. Not long after this train passed, famed UP steamer 844 crossed the bridge headed for... (more)
Honk honk! Two Canadian Geese pay no attention to the Southbound Capitol rolling by just feet away, and go back to eating mud. Ryan Parent and I came to the conclusion after chasing the gee... (more)
Amtrak 702 to Bakersfield rolls along East at 79MPH while the passengers enjoy the sunrise over the San Joaquin Valley.
Cruisin' down the Square in my F59, engineer Tina (yes, her name is Tina) brings #714 out of the Coach Yard and into the depot. Canon Rebel XS.
Pan in the street! A 1/30th second pan reveals CDTX 2001 pushing a 4 car trainset up the Square, bound for Bakersfield. Canon Rebel XS.
Southbound Capitol Corridor train in San Lorenzo
Due to a massive collision (which ripped open her fuel tank) near Bakersfield, CDTX 2001 had to be towed in by a BNSF train. If you would like to see an exterior shot go to http://rr-fallenflags.... (more)