On the first day of Fall 2002, a 14-hour late Coast Starlight enters Redding, California. It is around 5:30 PM, and the temperature is 100F.
Fired Up! The crew of the Redding Night Local had just arrived at the Amtrak Station. After gathering paperwork and icing down the coolers, it was time to get rolling. The UP 1089, one of t... (more)
Roughly four hours late, the northbound Coast Starlight departs Redding, California. The train is crossing Lake Redding on the impressive Redding Trestle, built at the south end of the Shasta Dam... (more)
Coast Starlight 14 on a rare appearance in daylight on the Pit River bridge - running almost 4hours late. I drove north to Dunsmuir after this photo and waited for this to arrive and capture video... (more)
The Redding Turn switches out some cars at its namesake on a winter afternoon.
A train of lumber off the Siskiyou Line crosses the massive trestle at Redding. In 1986, the only paint on the equipment was applied by either the manufacturer or the owner.
A trio of SD70Ms roll a manifest into Redding, California on the Shasta Route.
The Shasta Daylight 1990 excursion crosses the massive trestle at Redding, California. After the passengers are unloaded at the passenger depot, the train will continue south to turn on the wye a... (more)
A Directors's Special curves along the Sacramento River at Gibson siding.
The first of the "Toxic Daylight" specials operated on Labor Day Weekend 1991 heads for Dunsmuir. The trains were run for public relations following the derailment at Cantara Loop earlie... (more)
Espee's first two SD70Ms head for Los Angeles with the Pacific Coast Express. The train is crossing the Salt Creek Arm of Lake Shasta.
An NRHS excursion departs Redding for Portland. The huge Redding Trestle marks the beginning of the Shasta Dam line change.
A lumber drag rumbles over the Redding Trestle, with a trio of SD70Ms in charge.
With heavy lumber loads making up most of the train, the QPWRV rumbles through Redding, California passing the power used for the Redding Local and Redding Turn.