BNSF Railway train O-SDGSDG2-12 (Officer Speical; San Diego CA to San Diego CA) climbs Miramar Hill as it departs San Diego, California, on November 12, 2018. This special is taking shortline rai... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 579 traverses San Diego's Rose Canyon as it heads north from San Diego to Los Angeles on November 9, 2018. As the Surfliner's F59PHIs are slowly sent east t... (more)
Double Double, Surfliner Style: Two NPCU cars and two Charger locomotives bookend Amtrak train 569 as it heads out of San Diego. The 90278 was at one time an F40PH locomotive. Now, it works... (more)
A Veteran Hill Climber: By this point, Amtrak 90208 is no stranger to Miramar Hill. This cab control car that started off life as an F40PH locomotive has been a regular on Pacific Surfliner... (more)
An F59PHI leads southbound train 580 through Rose Canyon on a cool late summer afternoon. Soon, these locomotives will be replaced by SC-44 "Charger" units built by Siemens.
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey "Blue Unit" circus train departed San Diego, California, on August 11, 2014, to begin its trip to Oakland. Power for the train was a pair of BN... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #572 winds its way through San Diego's Rose Canyon as it decends the last hill into San Diego, California, on August 17th, 2013. This trainset is pulled by P42DC 1... (more)
On August 12th, 2013, a solid set of Union Pacific power (SD70Ms 4436, 4569 and 4415) leads BNSF symboled U-SDGSTO1-12A (Unit Train; San Diego CA to Stockton CA) up Rose Canyon in northern San Die... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #768 (Goleta to San Diego) descends Rose Canyon in the northern part of San Diego on December 9th, 2012. The train has F59PHI 454 on the point, followed by six ... (more)
Consecutive Numbers on Adjacent Trains Amtrak Pacific Surfliners meet in Rose Canyon, in northern San Diego, California. F59PHI 456 is leading train #774 (San Luis Obispo to San Di... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #578 has an interesting consist on this September 26, 2011, afternoon - P42DC 62 (P42s are not common power on the Surfliners) and F59PHI 457 in its latest "... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #573 climbs toward Miramar in northern San Diego, California, on July 22, 2011. On the point on this day is 90230, an NPCU cab car constructed from old F40PH 230, ... (more)
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train climbs Rose Canyon on its way north after completing its run of shows in San Diego, California, on July 18, 2011.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 589 heads north out of San Diego for Los Angeles with three locomotives shoving on the rear - F59PHI 458, Dash 8-32BWH 505 and F59PHI 452. These trains normally re... (more)
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner trains are celebrating their tenth anniversary in 2010, and to commemorate the event, Amtrak F59PHI 457 was painted in a special scheme. On May 25th, 2010, the 4... (more)