In the shop.
Another damp and drizzly night. Last time I was here the weather was just as rainy, but people keep telling me the bay area is really dry and sunny. CA must not like me.
Hello up there! One of Amtrak California's F59PHI's is seen here getting some work done at Amtrak's Oakland Maintenance Facility. One thing I admire is how clean this shop keeps their grounds and ... (more)
Engineer Klink (Yeshir!) and Train 716 play in Jack London Square with weekend motorists.
A beautiful and warm December afternoon greets the San Jose bound #537 in the streets of Jack London Square.
A southbound Capitol Service train crosses Benicia-Martinez Bridge.
SPLAT!!! It's obvious that the CDTX 2002 had a run-in with a can of white paint, and even though the plow is sporting a two-tone scheme, it doesn't matter; Amtrak 743 is pulling into Martin... (more)
Amtrak #715 rolls West into the setting sun. In seconds it'll slam the diamonds and make it's Stockton station stop.
CDTX 2002 leads a 4 car Capitol Corridor train across the diamond at Niles Junction. The track it is crossing is the ex-Western Pacific "Oakland Subdivision" which runs from Melrose (in Oakland) t... (more)
Framed nicely with Chinese pear trees and the ever-so-famous Martinez city landmark, SP 1258, CDTX 2002 pushes the Eastbound train 530 bound for Sacramento out of the depot. Canon Rebel XS.
Amtrak 716 coasts by, a few miles from its station stop.
The morning train to Sacramento at MP 1005.0. "Figarden", by the way, is how the AT&SF used to spell this siding's name.
CDTX 2002 East pushes a 5-car Sacramento bound Capitol Corridor train along the straits of the San Francisco Bay.