Almost time to say goodbye to the SC&MB and the handsome streamliners. My wife and I were in Watsonville this morning for breakfast and we dropped by the SC&MB coach yard to visit. A new operator ... (more)
All of the SC&MB locomotives are out for an early evening stroll down Walker Street in Watsonville with MH 89 in the lead and SC 1102 and SC 1101 following. They have just passed the old Southern ... (more)
Over Soquel Creek and through the New Brighton woods the Polar Express does go. The rain stopped just long enough for me to catch the Polar Express on its return from the North Pole.
The Santa Cruz @ Monterey Bay Railway Christmas Train engineer climbs into the cab as preparations get underway for boarding.
The Santa Cruz @ Monterey Bay Railway Christmas Train, crosses Buena Vista Road in the rain. As close to snow as it will get, but very well received by a dry California.
California dreaming. Surrounded by rolling strawberry fields a Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway passenger train glides across Harkins Slough on a winter’s day.
The early evening light glinted off a Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway passenger train as it crossed Antonelli Pond on a return trip from Wilder Ranch. After a long absence, Santa Cruz & Monterey... (more)
The Train To Christmas Town passes through the Buena Vista Drive crossing by the historic San Andreas Schoolhouse (1861-1945) on its way to Christmas Town.
The shoreline is illuminated in a crimson glow by the setting sun as SC 1102 brings up the rear of an Iowa Pacific passenger train making its final journey from Santa Cruz to Watsonville.
SC 1102 has the lead crossing the Pajaro River Bridge on the way to customers in Watsonville. A father and his three young sons joined me to watch the train go by on this beautiful evening.
Departing the boardwalk beachside, with a friend standing by...
Departing the boardwalk beachside with a misty rain...just a tad bit colder and it would have been snow!