Amtrak No. 11 the southbound Coast Starlight Detours off the Coast Route at Oakland and runs over Altamont pass, and down the Fresno Sub to Tehachapi and on to Los Angeles due to Tunnel work being... (more)
Amtrak in Tehachapi. Due to MOW on the Coast Line, Amtrak's Coast Starlight took one of its rare detours through the scenic Tehachapi Pass, seen here winding through the curves near Calient... (more)
A beat up up SD70M assists 11 into snowy Portland.
Farewell to the Pacific Parlour Cars. February 2 marked the last northbound departure and February 4 will be the last ever southbound departure before these cars are retired after 26 years... (more)
I bet the passengers enjoying the view out of this Sightseer Lounge had no idea that plans to end passenger trains on this beautiful segment of the Coast Starlight were well underway at the time o... (more)
Photo taken from the Edna Rd bridge.
Amtrak Genesis Locomotives P42-9BWH No. 61 and No. 140 in charge of Southbound Amtrak No. 11 COAST STARLIGHT from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA.
The Coast Starlight twists and turns the meandering down grades of the Santa Lucia range.
Golden Hills in the Golden StateAmtrak's Coast Starlight is famed for its views of the Pacific Ocean. But even though the old Southern Pacific mainline veers inland a bit at... (more)
Water for My HorsesIt is Independence Day Eve (is that a thing?) 1974 and Amtrak's southbound (eastbound, in Southern Pacific vernacular) Coast Starlight, train #11, makes it... (more)