The old Southern Pacific station of Surf is aptly named, as it lies right on the beach in Santa Barbara County, within Vandenberg Air Force Base. There is also an unstaffed Amtrak Station. Being... (more)
One of my favorite places on earth.....specially when the SP was there........SLO!!
SP power sits at the north end interlocking with road power on the left and helper power on the right getting ready to start placement in the train for the Cuesta grade north of town.
Way before the UP/SP and way before any thoughts of a 4014 replacement at Pomona the 3105 is the rear unit behind two SP brethren on the SLO engine track.
Amtrak's Coast Daylight at Football Ave. near Cal-Poly southbound splitting the SP searchlight signals.
Photo taken from the Edna Rd bridge.
An eastbound manifest makes its way through Elkhorn Slough under a sunny, cloud-filled sky.
Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight drops down grade into Guadalupe,CA. for a meet with it's southbound counterpart.
Southbound Coast Starlight rolls south of Guadalupe,CA. after a meet with #14 its northbound counterpart.
Northbound Coast Starlight rolls into Guadalupe,CA. for a meet with #11 its southbound counterpart.
SP commute pops out of the tunnel in South SF as it approaches Bayshore.
Northbound SP freight climbs the second level of the Cuesta Grade as the first level is visible by the waterworks and the cantilever signal bridge below.
The southbound Starlight coming into SLO past Cal-Poly.