Final Rays of Light
Today is Coaster's final day of operating trains with F40s. These F40s were purchased new at the railroad's inception in 1995 and have been workhorses for Coaster since... (more)
Final Stand Of The PHIs
AMTK EMD F59PHI #458, the second to last F59PHI dedicated to the Surfliner makes its final trip north from San Diego. Later on in the day, 458 was dropped in Los ... (more)
California Adventure! Webb Rail LLC - WEBX's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pullman obs/diner/sle... (more)
With the new Chargers on their way to Coaster, I took yesterday afternoon off from work to try and catch some Coaster trains in San Diego. Due to COVID-19 service reductions, I knew I'd only get t... (more)
This P40 has spent a good amount of time on the west coast.
Amtrak San Diegan 573 passes between the Pacific Ocean (beyond the train) and the Agua Hedionda Lagoon (which Santa Fe's Fourth District - also known, for obvious reasons; as the "Surf... (more)
Springtime Surfliner: Pacific Surfliner train 774 zooms past a field in Carlsbad, California on its way to San Diego. Winter may be just over a month longer, but there are already signs of ... (more)
As the sun sets on the coast of California, Coaster 661 races north towards Oceanside past a group of daisies located in Carlsbad, CA.
Northbound Coaster train 689 passes the north end of Double track at CP Carl as it nears the Carlsbad Village stop.
Northbound Coaster train 689 nears Downtown Carlsbad where it will make a brief stop.
Amtrak 579 speeds through Carlsbad Poinsettia station, with an advance approach on Automatic 2323 ready to slow them down.
Coaster 688 arriving at Carlsbad Poinsettia station.
Trains and fishing, some of the finer things in life.
Highball to San Diego! Roaring down the Surfline, Amtrak's Surfliner passes over the tranquil Batiquitos Lagoon and wildlife refuge. Trains aren't the only thing going on at the Lagoon: if ... (more)
To all the dads out there, I hope you were able to enjoy the day with your children, no matter where you are in the world. Happy Fathers Day.