Amtrak P42DC #3 leads a late train #3 (the westbound Southwest Chief) as it passes through Buena Park, California, on May 26, 2018. This train, along with #5 (the California Zephyr)... (more)
Amtrak long-distance trains have become hard-luck stories of late. The westbound Southwest Chief was late again, having lost one P42DC in Kansas City MO on July 11, 2019. The train's powe... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief is running late, making a daylight appearance on the Cajon Sub.
Coast Starlight 14 on a rare appearance in daylight on the Pit River bridge - running almost 4hours late. I drove north to Dunsmuir after this photo and waited for this to arrive and capture video... (more)
AMTK P42DCs 55 and 201 lead the westbound California Zephyr - correction - Southwest Chief past the grain elevator at Verdemont.
A late running westbound Southwest Chief flies over the Natural Crossover minutes after making its Victorville station stop.
The Coast Starlight flies low across Butte Valley on Memorial Day weekend 1994.
Passing Starlights. The daily ritual, at least when both trains are on time, takes place in front of the beautifully resorted Southern Pacific freight house here in San Luis Obispo as Amtra... (more)
The Coast Starlight heads north in the shadow of Mount Shasta. When the diner goes by there will be a nice whiff of breakfast.
Pacific Rail Society's "Desert Scout" excursion awaits its return to Los Angeles while passengers check out the former Harvey House.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, masquerading as the 'San Joaquin Starlight' during a one day detour in September 2013, has entered the east end of what was once Tunnel Half, located in the heart of the ... (more)
Two Different Kinds of "Peace Be With You." As Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight races out of Camarillo, the engineer of today's train throws up a piece sign after noticing the... (more)
Amtrak No. 120 leads No. 11, the southbound Coast Starlight into the San luis Obispo SP station as Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight departs.
Another shot from the old print box. Amtrak #36, the Desert Wind rounding Sullivan's Curve in Cajon Pass. That “Pepsi Can” P32-8 looks pretty good to me. Scanned from a color print.
Union Pacific 3445 gives a helping hand to the Amtrak Desert Wind as it rolls westbound down Cima Hill towards Kelso, CA.