Union Pacific ran a 2 day excursion for the California Short Line Railroad Association from Burbank Ca. to San luis Obispo and return on the Santa Barbara Sub. Northbound along the Gaviota Coast ... (more)
Union Pacific No. 1943, The Spirit, honoring our Armed Forces fly’s across the Gaviota Trestle with 20 Armour Yellow cars in tow. The Special will overnight in San Luis Obispo and continue on to ... (more)
Amtrak No.14,the westbound Coast Starlight, crosses then 811 foot span of the Gaviota Trestle over Gaviota Beach.
The cans are out and about on this Thanksgiving Weekend.
Westbound No.14, the Coast Starlight for 5/27/17, has quite a consist. Leading over the Gaviota Trestle are P42DC No.165 and 172 followed by two new Sieman Chargers, No. 1402 and 1404 for Amtrak C... (more)
Still doing cleanup on the Santa Barbara Sub from this Winters rains. The Herzog Multi Purpose Machine cleans out dirt washed down off the sides of the cut. One Herzog Operator can run the entire ... (more)
The first revenue run of the X Wine train. The private cars for the X Wine Train are tacked onto a regular Surfliner. The Wine Train passengers ride from LAUPT to Santa Barbara to visit wineries. ... (more)
Hot on the heels of Amtrak Surfliner No. 777, the northbound Guadalupe Local highballs into the setting sun along the Gaviota Coast.
What could be finer on Christmas Day than riding up the Gaviota coast on the Silver Solarium and Silver Lariat behind the Coast Starlight ?
Amtrak #14 the Coast Starlight rounds the curve at Refugio State Park heading northbound.