Looking a lot like it's name on Christmas day, The Coast Starlight travels north bound through Summerland.
Southbound Amtrak #11,the Coast Starlight, crosses over Elkhorn Slough the day after Thanksgiving with a full consist.
With Islay hill providing a strong background, the southbound Coast Starlight splits the fields of the Edna Valley.
Only 14 hours late. Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight has experienced a series of setbacks which put the train running approximately 14 hours behind schedule. This delay made for a good o... (more)
Northbound Amtrak #14 the coast Starlight rounds the curve at Emma Wood State park on a beautiful fall day.
Amtrak #14 the Coast Starlight rounds the curve at Refugio State Park heading northbound.
The calendar said that summer hadn't ended yet, but fall has arrived in the Oregon Cascade Mountains where the leaves are turning and the morning fog has moistened the landscape. At 11:33 in the m... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight gets detour through the Valley and over Tehachapi Pass due to signal testing in Chatsworth. As the sun sets, AMTK 176 leads the southbound Starlight near Tunnel 2.
Amtrak 91 leads a 3 hour late train #14 across the Dry Creek Trestle near Black Butte, CA on 6/21/13. The train struck a trespasser in Chico, CA earlier in the morning, and was dog caught at Black... (more)
Saturday was a troublesome day for train traffic up on the mountain. Earlier, a southbound (uphill) Q train stalled on the mainline at this location due to the failure of one of its DPUs. It too... (more)
Amtrak's #14 makes a detoured run along Soledad Canyon as it's about to enter tunnel 19 along the old Saugus Line.
Amtrak 176 leads Southbound Coast Starlight #11 between Caliente and Tunnel 1 as it climbs Tehachapi Pass.
UP's Mojave Sub dispatcher as all traffic on the hill tucked away for Amtrak's Northbound Starlight as it passes a Southbound BNSF general freight at Bealville.
Passing one of the few remaining searchlights still standing on UP's Mojave Sub, Amtrak's detouring Northbound Starlight passes on it's way to a crew change at Bakersfield.
#14 rounds the curve at Caliente as it heads for the narrows and a quick run to Bakersfield. Note the Cascade unit being sent back north to Seattle.