Smoke from more destructive wildfires raging in California can be seen being blown offshore from heavy and dry Santa Ana winds. There's the Hill fire in Ventura Ca, the Woolsey fire in Los Ange... (more)
AMTK 510 leads Amtrak 782 south as it skirts the Pacific Ocean one final time before beginning to bank inland for Los Angeles. Once there, the 510 and two additional coaches will be cut off having... (more)
The San Joaquin Goes Surfing. Looking somewhat out of place along the coast line, CDTX 2051 and three San Joaquin/Capitol Corridor coaches bring up the rear of Amtrak 761 as it leaves Ventu... (more)
Amtrak Saves the Day. Tired, frustrated and worried passengers crowd the platform at Ventura as a lengthy Amtrak 769, using three additional coaches and one locomotive from the San Joaquin/... (more)
The full moon sets in the early morning as the sun begins to rise. The first southbound Pacific Surfliner out of Goleta, bound for Los Angeles and San Diego, is close to it's Ventura Station stop.... (more)
Emma Wood Surfliner: A Pacific Surfliner train passes Emma Wood State Beach on a beautiful Fall day.
Skirting the Pacific Ocean with a colorful pair of additions to this afternoon's train in the form of an extra F59PHi and Amtrak's full-length dome car, Amtrak 790 passes through Emma Wood State B... (more)
Officially joining the Pacific Ocean for the first time on its northbound journey from Los Angeles, Amtrak 777 bends into the curve at Emma Wood State Beach as it heads for its next station stop o... (more)
The Guadalupe Local with SD70M No. 4334 leading Six of it's Mates, races the sunset into Ventura California.
Kite Surfers, children and parents stop for a moment to watch the passing of the Cans. Union Pacific ET44AH No. 2756 salutes the crowd with waves,bells and whistles. How can you not like a train?
Under a Union Pacific colored Sunset,the eastbound Gaudalupe Local with Union Pacific SD70M No. 4334, leads a short consist of mixed manifest by Faria Beach. Also two of the San Luis Obispo Helpe... (more)
The westbound Gaudalupe Local with Union Pacific SD70ACe, No.8781, leading three SD70M around the curve at Faria Beach
Westbound Union Pacific SD70AH No.9073 pulls stacks thru the curves of Glenshire as it reaches the outskirts of Truckee. From Truckee begins the assault on the Summit.
Brand new and glistening in the sun, UP 3064 leads a auto repositioning move down the Coast route.
Union Pacific No.6283 pulls an eastbound work train along the Rincon Bluffs and Hwy 101.