Trains and planes San Diego style. Sun is hard on paint as witnessed by the nose of AMTK 20 as it prepares to push the 583 northbound. The close proximity of the airport make planes appear to fly ... (more)
A mostly typical (except for the substitute P42 on the back) Pacific Surfliner from San Diego to Los Angeles is heading into the last miles of its journey as heads up the Los Angeles River.
Amtrak's Veteran's "cabbage" leads the way out of Fullerton with a Los Angeles-bound Pacific Surfliner train in tow.
Amtrak 90208 with the Salutes Our Veterans scheme leads a Surfliner train past the surfers and beach goers at San Clemente.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passes a game of volley ball on the beach.
Amtrak Heritage Unit #184, rests at the vintage Santa Fe Depot, in Downtown San Diego. In 15 minutes, she will push on Amtrak #583, to Los Angeles.
A Los Angeles-bound Pacific Surfliner arrives in Fullerton, behind NPCU 90208 (ex-F40PH 208). Power for this train, shoving on the rear, is F59PHI 460. This is one of two train sets on th... (more)
Amtrak Train #583 is a very special train on every other day because it uses Amtrak's Amfleet low-level cars. Its usual power is one P42DC on the South end, and one NPCU (Non-Power Control Unit) C... (more)
With the December chill fresh in the air, the upper-50's weather forces all the Southern Californians indoors, leaving us hearty souls to brave the foul weather. Seen here behind the empty volleyb... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #583 (San Diego to Los Angeles) arrived at Santa Ana, California, 45 minutes late on January 15th, 2013. But, since I wasn't a passenger, I didn't mind as it arriv... (more)
Cascades NPCU leads Surfliner Train #583 past a surfing class and a crowded busy beach in San Clemente.
A northbound Amtrak Surfliner train highballs Fullerton as it heads to LA after a brief rain shower in the O.C area.
An Amtrak Cascades NPCU takes a vacation on the Pacific Surfliner, with 90230 on the point of 583 en route to Los Angeles. P42 81 is providing the power, and private car "Montana" (MILW) is bringi... (more)
Surfliner pushing north at sunset
The conductor waves his hat, signalling a "highball." as the engineer in the cab car on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #583 prepares to depart Fullerton, California, on July 20, 2007. Next (and ... (more)