EB commuter approaching the last stop.
Finishing its run from San Francisco is this nice looking set of equipment
On weekends the commuter fleet did not get to idle around the roundhouse in San Jose. No, they had to work their way to Roseville and back. Here the entire SDP-45 fleets brings an EB reefer tra... (more)
Last westbound San Joaquin Daylight is seen at the Loop wearing a sign on its nose that says it all.
Eastbound Coast Daylight is seen at College Park station
Eastbound loaded coal drag, downgrade
Late running Westbound Amtrak arrives Sacramento with a host railroad loco up front.
Wow, I couldn't believe it. Here at the furthest extent of the vast BN system what should appear but this ex-BN rare bird leading a SB freight.
It is Amtrak's second day of operation as SP #3205 leads a Westbound Coast Starlight (then known as #13)
thru Alviso on the northern edge of San Jose.
The "San Joaquin Daylight" has just passed the summit on its eastbound trip over the Tehachapi mountains with the Monolith cement plant seen in the distance.
The Eastbound San Joaquin Daylight is accelerating through the Mojave Yard after stopping at the station to let a rider off. The Tehachapi mountain range is seen in the background
SP 3206 leads Train #11, the Coast Starlight into Martinez.
SP 3207 is starting to show its almost 18 years of service as gets ready to leave The City and head to San Jose. The "L" shaped window is gone as are the hoses meant to transfer boiler water from ... (more)
It was early April of 1985 as #3207 pulled into San Jose with Train #56 and only a short time remained before new CalTrain equipment would replace the 18 year old SDP's.
Replacement on the right