A railfan asks for the "honk" sign as Amtrak 169 pilots 11 south at Rincon State Beach.
Amtrak 156 leads the Coast Starlight past the picturesque Santa Susana depot as the sun sets on a hot August day.
Amtrak's detoured Coast Starlight continues its journey along the Feather River Route as it rolls through Pulga, California. Soon the train will be out of the mountains and into the scorching hot ... (more)
The San Joaquin Starlight returns....
The eastbound (southbound) Coast Starlight glides into Caliente behind P42 #113. The detour of AMT 11 (12) was brought about by track work on the northern en... (more)
With most of it's work behind it, Amtrak's Coast Starlight (more of a "San Joaquin Starlight" on this day) #11 glides downgrade at Marcel.
The view out onto Jalama Beach, California, from the observation car on Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight.
After crossing the World Famous Keddie Wye bridges, the northbound Coast Starlight train highballs Keddie and heads for the BNSF Gateway Subdivision. Here it passes by the east leg of the Keddie W... (more)
At 9:40am, a three-plus hour late Coast Starlight rolls across the Dry Creek Trestle among the lava lands of Mount Shasta. A normal crew change would've occurred at K-Falls but due to the delays ... (more)
Mount Shasta and Shastina tower over the Butte Valley as Amtrak's Coast Starlight blasts northward at 79mph on a spectacular summer morning. The searchlights and code line are living on bo... (more)
At 7:51am The Coast Starlight was running over two hours down at this point, which afforded a pretty daylight view of the train along the northwestern flanks of Mount Shasta. On top of their othe... (more)
Unsung heroes While passengers move about the train in the relatively roomier upper level of an Amtrak Superliner train, the kitchen staff faces cooking hot meals and washing dishes in ... (more)
Amtrak in the Feather River Canyon! Amtrak 11 was making just another ordinary trip south through Oregon when the news came in; a Union Pacific manifest train had derailed just north of Dun... (more)
Amtrak Detours Via the Feather River Canyon! Due to a derailment along UP's Shasta Route (just north of Dunsmuir), Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight was forced to detour via the Feather R... (more)
On a winters day, Amtrak # 14 the Coast Starlight, makes its way northbound along the bluffs toward Santa Barbara, in this view from Fernald point.
Amtrak's detoured southbound Coast Starlight continues its climb at Caliente, CA.