It's been a very wet winter in southern California, and February 18, 2019, was supposed to be clear and dry. But as Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 579 headed through CP Maple, in the city of Ora... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 579 traverses San Diego's Rose Canyon as it heads north from San Diego to Los Angeles on November 9, 2018. As the Surfliner's F59PHIs are slowly sent east t... (more)
Fond Farewell. Twenty years ago, a new breed of locomotive first traveled the rails between San Luis Obispo and San Diego. The new, sleek F59PHIs with their simple, yet beautiful paint sche... (more)
Amtrak 579 coasts through Del Mar passing some folks fishing the San Dieguito River.
New Triple TrackOn September 17, 1995, the recently constructed Track 3 at the Fullerton (California) passenger station was blocked with railroad equipment on display (including Amt... (more)
Pacific Surfliner passing some beach goers.
Amtrak 579 speeds through Carlsbad Poinsettia station, with an advance approach on Automatic 2323 ready to slow them down.
A San Diegan
With a beautiful day on the Pacific coast and 17 minutes on the parking meter I was able to snag this shot in between family-friendly activities!
That is the former Kings Cannery in the background. Kings Cannery was big when agriculture, not tourism, was what Orange County was known for.
Amtrak's "Pacific Surfliner" #579 heads west through Santa Fe Springs under an old Santa Fe-style signal bridge.