Fading sunlight leaks through a cloudy sky as Amtrak Coast Starlight train number 11 runs on schedule, southbound towards Ventura.
Early morning along San Pablo Bay.
Amtrak train #14, the "Coast Starlight", passes the golf course at Chambers Bay as it skirts along the Puget Sound 6/27/12. Mt. Rainier provides the background on this rare sunny June day in Weste... (more)
The Coast Starlight winds through the golden California hills as it makes it's way through Bradley, on Union Pacific's Coast Subdivision. This photo was taken from California Zephyr Railcar Charte... (more)
Sunset is approaching on the beach in Carpenteria as a slightly late #11 (Coast Starlight) prepares to experience what else but the coast starlight.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight detours through California's Central Valley as it descends down the famous Tehachapi Pass after going around the horseshoe curve at Caliente.
Amtrak Coast Starlight #14 heads north on a sunny late-summer afternoon. Mount Rainier can be seen in the background.
For those who might be wondering, this was taken off of the S.S. Skyllingst... (more)
Amtrak 184 leads the northbound Coast Starlight into Santa Barbara.
The return of the San Joaquin Starlight to the Tehachapi Pass. Northbound Coast Starlight, AMT 14 (02) rounds the curves at Warren (MP 375.5) on UP's Mojave Sub as it climbs the western slope of t... (more)
After a brief pause to allow southbound traffic to clear, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 is underway again passing beneath the cantilever signal bridge at Sandcut. With the upcoming PTC ins... (more)
Detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 approaches the former location of Russ siding on the Metrolink Valley Subdivision in Soledad Canyon.
The detouring northbound Coast Starlight in in the Soledad Canyon on it's trip north via the Metrolink Valley sub. Photo taken from the Pacific Crest Trail
The detouring northbound Coast Starlight is entering the Soledad Canyon on it's trip north via the Metrolink Valley sub
Southbound Coast Starlight #11 passes through the Santa Margarita crossover and is about to relase its track warrant that its had since Salinas.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight works its way through the golden Tehachapi hills as it approaches the west portal of Tunnel 2. The Starlight is detouring due to bridge work on the coast line.