Racing into a searchlight sunset. With the sun having just dipped behind the costal overcast, Amtrak 14 races northbound toward its next stop of Oakland as it thunders past a still-active, ... (more)
This well-preserved SP S10 0-6-0 Baldwin sits alongside the old SP station in Salinas, where it watches the passage of the Coast Starlight and a couple locals out of Watson Junction.
The traffic parade on the Coast Sub continues! Here, a UP light engine move heading south (away from me) shortly before the detoured BNSF OCS arrived. At this time, the OCS was actually entering t... (more)
Once again, Amtrak phase IV heritage engine #184 is assigned to the Coast Starlight's locomotive pool. Along with this, the Coast Sub has livened up quite a bit due to the recent derailments on Te... (more)
The southbound Coast Starlight, led by P42 55 and Dash 8 505, rolls into its station stop in Salinas. The Dash 8s are making a comeback on the Starlight as of late, with there being one on 3 of th... (more)
Coast Starlight #14 closes in on the city limits of Salinas from the south, approaching the junction with the now-truncated Spreckels Industrial lead.
A northbound coast manifest prepares to come out of the north end of the Salinas siding, after meeting Amtrak Starlight #11. Snow on the distant Gabilan mountains is a rare sight in the Salinas v... (more)
SP Railroad Police Caboose
Salinas Local and QRVDO wait for Amtrak #14 to clear main
NS Power (both units) pulling a UP Autorack train up the former SP Coast Line
Southbound Coast Starlight Train #11 2:00 pm, running 2 1/2 hours late to Los Angeles