The Starlight Returns...To Daily Service. On May 27th I was looking for an excuse to get out and shoot something, and low-and-beyond, was rewarded with a surprisingly late Amtrak 14, the no... (more)
Cuesta Ahead. On Saturday, July 25, 2020, Webb Rail's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pullm... (more)
The southbound Coast Starlight heads into Ventura in the late evening.
Normally passing through the bustling downtown area of Santa Barbara a little after sunset on day two (the final day) of its journey to Los Angeles, a horrific winter storm in the Pacific Northwes... (more)
Coastal erosion never sleeps. The northbound Coast Starlight to Seattle rolls along the Gaviota Coastline at Capitan where the wind and the waves are constantly eroding the fragile cliffs.
On a beautiful Sunday evening, the southbound Coast Starlight makes one of its three tri-weekly runs down along the Ventura County coast. Soon enough, this sight will return to a daily occurrence ... (more)
Climbing trough Chorro on the Cuesta Grade, Amtrak no. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight, leaves San Luis Obispo.
After leaving San Luis Obispo, Amtrak no. 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, passes through the Wine growing region of the Edna Valley.
Triple Headed Amtrak no. 14, the northbound Coast Starlight to Seattle rolls along the Andee Clark Bird Refuge. On the other side is the Montecito Golf Club. No. 14 is just minutes away from its s... (more)
Amtrak no. 14, the northbound Coast Starlight to Seattle at Summerland Ca. The Starlight rolls around Ortega Hill on the hills steep face above the Pacific Ocean.
The Christmas Day Coast Starlight to Seattle crosses the Arroyo Hondo Creek Bridge on the Gaviota Coast. The Concrete bridge piers seen on the other side of the Railroad bridge support the origina... (more)
Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight to Seattle crosses the trestle over Gaviota State Park along the Gaviota Coastline.
AMTK 154 leads the northbound Coast Starlight past Tunnel 5.5
AMTK 510 roars past the old SP truss bridge in Pismo Beach, California
AMTK 206 passes under the last signal bridge on the Coastline