The Guadalupe Hauler, with a good size train today, rolls along the Carpenteria Bluffs overlooking the Pacific ocean.
The Guadalupe Turn races north past Santa Claus Lane in Carpenteria.
Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight to Seattle, with Northern Pacific 313 (AMTK 801044) and Babbling Brook (AMTK 8000007 LAX-OKJ, bringing up the markers
A June gloom weather pattern covers the Coast as a pair of Union Pacific engines pull empty well cars southbound to Los Angeles. Pulled from storage in Coast Subdivision sidings, perhaps it's an i... (more)
The Sunday morning Amtrak Train No. 768 pushes southbound into the rising sun. Surfliners have the engine on the north end so they pull north and push south.
Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight, rolls along the Carpenteria Bluffs to it's next stop in Santa Barbara.
With a hefty, nicely matched set of nine cars and two locomotives - Amtrak 774 skirts the Pacific Ocean on its way out of Carpinteria as it enter's the city's namesake Nature Bluffs Preserve. The ... (more)
During 1998 welded rail was laid along the Coast Route. Cutting and removing old rail at a street crossing in Carpenteria.
Skirting the Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve in the "golden hour" light, Amtrak 796 heads south along the coast line with a soon-to-be gone motor - AMTK 456 - shoving on the rear.
The morning fog is breaking up as Union Pacific No.7899 with an Auto Repo slides down the Carpenteria Bluffs.
The NPCU Cabbage, Salute to Veterans attired unit, trails the Northbound Amtrak Extra No. 765 to Santa Barbara. With Hwy 101 now reopened this train will probably be discontinued.
The Coast Smokelight. Working back up to track speed, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight parallels the coast as it heads north toward Carpinteria under the erie shadow of the Thomas Fire'... (more)
The cans traverse the Carpenteria Bluffs on a midday run on the Thanksgiving Weekend.
The private rail car "Cyrus K. Holiday," named after the founder of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, skirts the Pacific Ocean on a cool afternoon along the Carpentaria Bluffs as it... (more)
Due to having one helper unit and one road unit quit at Cuesta Grade in San Luis Obispo County, the Cans are late on this Memorial Day. The cans were doubled down from Santa Margarita to San Luis ... (more)