Test Charge: A Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotive runs through Camp Pendleton on a test run for North County Transit District Coaster service. This was the first day of testing for these loco... (more)
The Pacific Sun Railroad was perhaps southern California’s most difficult railroad to photograph, as its operations were nocturnal and the power tied up in the joint Coaster/Metrolink facility in ... (more)
After pulling beyond Escondido Jct. to wait for the platforms to clear, 858 pulls back west towards the Oceanside station to start their trip back to San Bernardino.
H-SDGBAR1 prepares to exit the City of Oceanside as they cross the San Luis Rey River and the interlocking at CP-East Brook. Shortly, they'll be inside Camp Pendleton, where they'll work the Pacif... (more)
An early auto train comes into Oceanside with a trio of GEs on the point as they run along the Pacific Coast.
660 departs Oceanside with a faded F40 shoving on the rear. As a Penn State alum, I'm always amazed at seeing that PSU-wrapped coach behind the power in California!
Metrolink 812 departs aptly-named Oceanside on a nice summer afternoon at a scene which screams "California".
Coaster 690 passing CP-Longboard with an F40 shoving on the rear.
A extra long Coaster set deadheads over the San Luis Rey River in Oceanside, California.
Over the Harbor Lagoon: An Amtrak F59PHI leads a tardy Pacific Surfliner train into Oceanside. Earlier in the evening, train 580 was cancelled at Fullerton due to a problem with one of the ... (more)
A Helping Hand from up North: An old GO Transit F59PH shoves the set for train 602 from Oceanside to the Stuart Mesa Commuter Facility. Metrolink leased 3 additional F59PH locomotives in 20... (more)
Nearing the end. Serving out their final months in Southern California before being sold to Metra in Chicago after 20 years running the Surfline, F59PHIs 464 and 459 lead southbound ... (more)