Hours late, the Coast Starlight is about to reach the end of the climb out of the Sacramento River Canyon, around 20 minutes after departing Dunsmuir.
For a couple of months in the spring, Grass Lake on the Shasta Route is an actual lake due to snow melt. The northbound Coast Starlight is nearing the summit of the Southern Cascades on Memorial D... (more)
The Coast Starlight rolls in the shadow of Mount Shasta on Memorial Day weekend 1995.
A tardy Coast Starlight heads north with a Cascades F59 on the point.
The Coast Starlight stops at Klamath Falls on Thanksgiving morning 1994. There are lots of smokers braving the chill to blaze up.
A derailment on the Shasta Route has sent the Coast Starlight on a detour via Keddie. A dogcatch crew has driven to Bieber to take the train on to Klamath Falls and Portland.
The northbound Coast Starlight arrives at Portland in March 1994.
The northbound Coast Starlight meets UP's IBRCI along Upper Klamath Lake.
A tardy northbound Coast Starlight is arriving at Portland, Oregon in summer 1994. The Steel Bridge is owned by Union Pacific. The lower deck carries rail traffic, while the upper deck has a roadw... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight rolls northward on Mt. Shasta's flanks during Memorial Day weekend 1995. Within days, the stylish GEs on the Starlights would be replaced by Genesis units.
Amtrak 14 meets a BNSF freight train at Wocus in September 2002. Once the Southern Pacific's presidential ride, in the Union Pacific fleet "Sunset" is just another business car.
Because of a derailment in the Cascades, the northbound Coast Starlight was going to terminate at Klamath Falls. On a cold morning before any buses arrived, Amtrak decided to wye the train at Texu... (more)