The last run of the San Francisco bound SP Train #75, "The Lark". "The Bird That Couldn't Fly" as the SP called it in their efforts to abandon the train. The loss of its RPO a year before sealed ... (more)
SP 3206 leads Train #11, the Coast Starlight into Martinez.
With the exception of the blue GN car, the Coast Starlight on this day was still an all SP train as it crosses Guadalupe Slough in Alviso (technically part of San Jose).
SP's Cascade is making its station stop in Berkeley in April of 1971, just days before Amtrak would take over the service. It's next stop would be at Oakland's 16th St. station and the end of the ... (more)