EB commuter approaching the last stop.
It is Amtrak's second day of operation as SP #3205 leads a Westbound Coast Starlight (then known as #13)
thru Alviso on the northern edge of San Jose.
SP's "San Joaquin Daylight" has just crossed the San Joaquin River on SP's lift span at Mossdale. The area to the right is now housing.
There had been no regular passenger trains thru Agnew since the very early 60's. With the coming of Amtrak, the Daylight/Starlight was now running to Oakland on the old South Pacific Coast. The Ag... (more)
Amtrak's first summer as SP 3205 awaits the highball to leave SP's 16th St. station in Oakland with the Coast Starlight. Thirty-Six years later, the station and tower remain but all else is gone.
The Eastward San Joaquin, Train #52, just past the crossing of the San Joaquin River at Mossdale