Amtrak 569 heads north toward Los Angeles as it cruises through Cardiff and approaches the newly built concrete bridges that replaced the original Santa Fe-built, wooden structures here.
"Last Miles on the West Coast"
One of three (at the time) F59PHIs left in service on the Pacific Surfliner route brings up the markers of train 573 as it rockets northb... (more)
Coasting through Cardiff: A northbound Coaster train drifts onto the siding at Control Point Cardiff to wait for southbound Amtrak train number 580 to pass by. Just a few weeks later, this ... (more)
Locomotive 2105 brings train 655 through Leucadia on its way to Oceanside.
Train number 565 heads north through the San Elijo Lagoon behind a somewhat unusual leader, Amtrak Dash-8 number 503. The old wooden trestle here is not long for this world. With the first track n... (more)
Leading the first southbound Surfliner train of the morning, Amtrak 462 looks rather tired, as it is one of the last 2 locomotives that hasn't been overhauled on the Pacific Surfliner fleet.
Amtrak Veterans unit 42 leads train #774, a southbound Pacific Surfliner (San Luis Obispo CA to San Diego CA) across the lagoons in Encinitas, California, on December 2nd, 2013.
Southbound surfliner passes through Cardiff on a beautiful sunny morning.
A Pacific Surfliner train races south towards San Diego as the sun sets across the Pacific Ocean. Passengers on this train are getting an up close view of the Pacific Ocean and Batiquitos Lagoon. ... (more)
An evening Coaster train rushes southbound with a large load of Thanksgiving and commuter passengers. Here is passes over a trestle and a small coast lagoon just outside of Encinitas, California. ... (more)
The southbound excursion train with Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 crosses a lagoon as it approaches Encinitas, on California's Surf Line, on its way from Los Angeles to San Diego on May 1, 2010.
A Coaster Commuter train cruises through Encinitas, CA on a bright and early Fall morning. In the foregroud a few staples of the season soak in the morning light as the Pacific Ocean beckons in t... (more)
San Diegan photographed from room 308 of Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites.
Sunset along the Pacific Ocean at Cardiff State Beach finds ATSF 3751 racing northbound en route from San Diego to Los Angeles with the AAPRCO special.