A daily ritual takes places at the San Luis Obispo station as Amtrak 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, patiently waits just short of the platform for its southbound counterpart to finish its sta... (more)
With both units smoking off in the distance, Amtrak 11 begins to slant upwards as it works upgrade off the valley floor and onto the hillside just south of King City. Bringing up the markers today... (more)
Crossing the over 100 year old viaduct spanning the banks of the Santa Margarita river, Amtrak 11 hustles toward the river's namesake town as it approaches Cuesta Pass.
Strolling through Jack London Square in the morning light, Amtrak 11 approaches the station prior to being chased down by an Oakland yard switch crew with the private car "Montana" to add to the r... (more)