Train #98 the Coast Daylight at San Jose
The slide is undated, but the power and consist are indicative of having been in the first few weeks of Amtrak. All the cars appear to be Espee tomato cans.
SP SDP45 3209 with F7B 8127 and 8109 passing Santa Clara with a 10-car Coast Daylight TR. 99 with mainly Sunset Limited cars going to San Francisco for cleaning. Kodachrome II
Train #98, the Eastbound Coast Daylight has just passed under Curtner Ave. The larger consist is cars deadheading to LA for that nights Sunset. This line in now double tracked, the hills to the ri... (more)
The westbound "City of San Francisco" is seen on the Overland Route on its way to Roseville and points west before Amtrak took over
Last westbound San Joaquin Daylight is seen at the Loop wearing a sign on its nose that says it all.
Bicentennail GP40P mixed in with the SDP45s
Passing thru Alviso, a small community
north of San Jose, SP #3209 has the Coast Starlight in tow. After passing thru Oakland, at that time the, train became #12 instead of #11 to conform to SP'... (more)
Accelerating away from South San Francisco stop
First Amtrak Coast Route train leaving Los Angeles