The Union Pacific passenger car deadhead continues its northward journey from Iowa... okay, more like really west, and then a sharp turn north, toward Oakland. Perhaps the reason being that the hi... (more)
It is a 100+ degree day in and around the Los Angeles area. It is also Saturday. And you can bet, every single beach from Ventura onward has run out of parking, as families and friends alike flock... (more)
A northbound Pacific Surfliner bound for San Luis Obispo is smooth sailing out of Gaviota and into the sunset. The train took a slight delay just short of the trestle, waiting on the final southbo... (more)
Coast Starlight on the coast in daylight! On the afternoon of August 22, 2017, we catch the Amtrak Coast Starlight northbound through Goleta, California just outside of El Capitan State Beach Camp... (more)
The Northbound Coast Starlight crossing the Arroyo Hondo Bridge. The concrete highway bridge is a relic from the old Pacific Coast Highway.
The Guadalupe Turn races along the Pacific Ocean coast as it nears Arroyo Hondo between Goleta and Gaviota.
LOF66 heads over Arroyo Honda Creek at sunset as it continues its journey along the Pacific.
A Union Pacific Special rolls through the Santa Barbara Subdivision.
Four UP units switch around their ballast train in Goleta California.
The Coast Starlight speeds by Goleta. A Surfliner can be spotted sitting in the spur at the Goleta Platform.
Amtk 153 leads train #14 through Goleta.
Train #777 led by AMTK 454 approaches Goleta on it's way north to San Luis Obispo.
on a one time demo run for the benefit of MetroLink GO transit #552 leads the northbound "Coast Starlight" through Goleta, CA on SP Coast route
Note the beautiful Santa Ynez Mountains and the old Goleta siding.