Some run of the mill UP leaves slo. This train stalled on the Cuesta grade requiring the helpers at the right to couple on to the front and assist the train into the station. This traction delayed... (more)
The Helpers sit with some extra power, most likely from a repo train that was dropped off in Grover Beach.
Northbound Cans charge up the Cuesta Grade.
Empty auto racks down the Cuesta grade.
With UP 1989, leaving for Arizona. Bishop's Peak and San Luis mountain dominate the background
A repo train from Milpitas makes good time as it heads south for a crew change in San Luis. It will soon leave and meet various Amtrak train on the Coastline.
Another empty reposition train navigates the grade and horseshoe curve before crossing Stenner Creek. UP 1989, in Rio Grande gold is in the 2nd position.
Racks across Stenner Creek Trestle
An Amtrak DPU, kinda neat yeah? This surfliner locomotive will take a train of private cars back south from San Luis, after hitching a ride with 14 north.
A special full of chartered cars heads south.
More empty autos split the fields of Edna Valley, following closely behind Amtrak 11.
More auto rack from Milpitas change crews in slo.
Small train in a big valley
An officers special plows the fields of Edna Valley, following closely on the heals the southbound Starlight.