The Heartland Flyer's "Big Game Train" engine with a unique decal passes a UP passenger special which is on route to Long Beach.
Espee's train #98 the COAST DAYLIGHT being serviced and crew change at San Luis Obispo. Alco PA-1 #6063 former Texas & New Orleans (SP)#204 unit renumbered in 1959. Photo taken from my slide coll... (more)
Amtrak P32BWH #507 on the point of the 'Coast Starlight', San Luis Obispo, CA. For more pics & videos from my collection see my website at http://northamericabyrail.info/ (New trips added)
Southbound arrives SLO from the north.
Amtrak's Coast Starlights meet at SLO..
In the late 70's early 80's I take a weeks vacation from running trains and go riding trains. I really enjoyed the open Dutch Doors on the older equipment with the Cons permission of course.
Amtrak 11 & 14 meet at San Luis Obispo,CA..
A child views the vintage full-length domes on the back of The Coast Starlight.
Built as ATSF 551 (Budd), This full-length dome serves as SLRG 551 and wears the Name Iowa Pacific. This and another dome in IC colors are heading up to Oakland to be part of the "Snow Train" char... (more)
A northern visiter leads the Coast Starlight from Washington to Los Angeles.
SP's SLO Yard and Engine facilities.
Tunnel Motors at SLO.
A larger than normal Starlight, most likely with cars headed to the Reno fun train.