The Saturday Rock Job passes South Castroville with a couple endangered pieces of SP-era railroading on full display in the form of the SSW GP60 and searchlight signals.
Framed by a spectacular Central Coast sunset, Amtrak train no. 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, rumbles back to speed after a stop at a faulty crossing near Castroville, Cal. Vintage searchligh... (more)
Union Pacific's Rio Grande heritage engine leads an 11-car inspection train past the artichoke fields in Castroville. On board the southbound special is David Connell, UP’s vice president of eng... (more)
The oldest named train on the SP, "The Del Monte" is crossing the Salinas River after leaving the SP mainline at Castroville and heading down the Monterey Branch. Today's train has several commute... (more)