With the dynamic duo of Amtrak California Dash-8's hitching a ride home to Oakland, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight leans into the curve as it approaches the eastern portal of Tunnel 27 on its... (more)
Passing the remains of the once bustling, Southern Pacific roundhouse in San Luis Obispo, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight rolls out the final miles into town approaching its next station stop.... (more)
With their work in Southern California complete, CDTX 2051 and 2052 hitch a ride back home on Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight as it races across the iconic trestle at Gaviota.
Amtrak's detouring northbound Coast Starlight makes the most of its track speed as it races across the slight incline at Monolith as it approaches the summit of Tehachapi Pass.
Exiting the west portal of Tunnel 5, Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight snakes downgrade from Cliff toward Bealville as a Union Pacific signal maintainer pauses from opening the gate to the privat... (more)
Rounding the horseshoe curve at the northern end of the Cliff siding, Amtrak 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, prepares to enter Tunnel 5 during its decent of Tehachapi Pass. To the left and off... (more)
With the relatively slow speeds of Tehachapi behind it, Amtrak 14, the San Joaquin Starlight, highballs the original Southern Pacific depot in Bakersfield for a race up the heart of the Central Va... (more)
Amtrak 14 shows its length with its head out exiting Tunnel 19 with the last few cars have yet to enter it. This one-day only detour came following a 36-hour maintenance of way window as Union Pac... (more)
With it's journey over Tehachapi almost complete, Amtrak 14 leans into the curve at Sandcut as it climbs onto the floor of the San Joaquin Valley while passing a row of original railroad code line... (more)
With the engineer and pilot giving a wave from the cab following their journey over the world famous Tehachapi Loop, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight drops downgrade in Woodford as it crosses t... (more)