Departing the station in Pomona CA is Amtrak’s train 36, the Ogden UT-bound Desert Wind. On this day, a pair of F40PHs, 214 and 249, are in charge of this nine-car train. There is a lot o... (more)
The Parker Peavine Extra excursion has arrived at the ATSF station in Parker, Arizona. Once a new crew arrives, the train will continue west to Cadiz, Barstow and Los Angeles.
The "Parker Peavine Extra" pauses for a crew change at Needles. The train was a unique three day circle trip from Los Angeles on ATSF. Day one was Los Angeles to Flagstaff. On the second... (more)
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One of the greatest rare mileage excursions Amtrak ever ran was the Parker Peavine Extra. In three days it traveled from LA to Flagstaff on the Transcon, Flagstaff to Phoenix on the Peavine via As... (more)
On a beautiful summer day a San Diegan glides through Del Mar on its way to its namesake city. There are over a dozen surfers in the water!
A southbound San Diegan departs Santa Ana, California, on its way to San Diego in May 1989. The Santa Ana Transportation Center "stood in" for Los Angeles' Union Station in the film "Rain ... (more)
F40 #214 has just arrived in San Diego and it, along with the first coach, have cut away from the train. A second F40 on the rear will take the train back to Los Angeles with the former Metroliner... (more)