Amtrak's detoured southbound Coast Starlight begins its climb at Caliente, CA
The Coast Starlight leaving the platform at Union Station amidst National Train Day celebrations in Portland. Among the displays was the SP&S 700 4-8-4, partially visible next to the station.
The starlight makes it's out of a tunnel on the Cuesta Grade, passing some classic target signals on the coast.
With the Tehachapi Mountains behind the last detouring Coast Starlight, for the time being...Train #11 races south along the Mojave Sub just minutes before sunset as it nears Ansel.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight rounds the curve on the approach to Tunnel #2 at Bealville as it climbs Tehachapi Pass.
Amtrak 129 leads the southbound Coast Starlight into Oakland's Jack London Square.
California Poppies and the emerald green grass sways in the breeze on a warm Winter morning on Altamont Pass, where a detouring Coast Starlight rumbles East uphill over the Greenville Trestle.
Northbound Amtrak #14 pulls #14, the nortbound Coast Starlight, along the Carpenteria Bluffs on a winters day.
Northbound Amtrak #1 pulls #14, the nortbound Coast Starlight, along the Gaviota coast line at El Capitan State Park on a winters day.
Northbound Amtrak #1 pulls the Coast Starlight along the Gaviota coast on a winters day.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight approaches Drawbridge 14 at Chambers Bay on it's journey north to Seattle.
Train 14 racing north along the shore of frozen Upper Klamath Lake near Algoma. The third unit is NPCU 90253, in tow to return north to Cascades service. Steam rising into the cold morning air f... (more)
The Northbound starlight splits the fields of the Santa Maria Valley
An early Coast Starlight pulls into Santa Barbara with a heritage unit in second position. The train had to wait until its scheduled departure time before leaving.
The Coast Starlight speeds by Goleta. A Surfliner can be spotted sitting in the spur at the Goleta Platform.