It is November of 1971, the so called "Rainbow Era" of Amtrak is underway as SP power leads cars from the UP, GN, BN, SP (their home built dome car), and CB&Q. The scene is at the West end of the ... (more)
Stopped at SP's Cahill St. depot in San Jose, SP #6456, along with #3009, is ready to take train #98, the Coast Daylight, to Los Angeles. Part of the consist is made up of Sunset equipment being d... (more)
By January of 1970, the Coast Daylight was but a shadow of its former self as FP7 #6456 rolls the train into San Jose passing Stockton St. and College Park. The Daylight had the distinction of bei... (more)
Ex-SP FP7A 6456 idles on the point of Amtrak train No. 5 at Oakland's 16th Street Station.
Amtrak No. 5 arrives at Oakland's 16th Street Station.