Since October 2022, Amtrak's Pacific Surfliners operating between Los Angeles and San Diego have utilized a "bus bridge" between Irvine and Oceanside due to a massive right-of-way stabiliza... (more)
The Santa Ana Transportation Center is standing in for Spain's "Santa Apolonia" station as it might have appeared in the 1940s - although it may be fictious, as there appears to be no Sa... (more)
This is January?
It is hard to tell which season it is when the temperature is 79º F (26º C) at 11:00 am in January! At least the San Gabriel Mountains still have some s... (more)
Something no longer seen on passenger trains today are the wisps of steam that, on cooler days, enveloped much of the train. Amtrak SDP40F 503, powering San Diegan 770, is clearly equipped with a... (more)
Six Trains per Day Between Los Angeles and San DiegoAmtrak San Diegan #770 makes its stop in Fullerton, California, on a beautiful April day in 1974. a pair of SDP40Fs (522 ... (more)
Besides along Lincoln Avenue in Santa Ana, Calif., where else do trains run so fast so close to private homes? Here was former UP E9 No. 912 racing Amtrak Train 770 at maximum authorized speed o... (more)
Amtrak SDP40F 514 and E9B 451 come to a stop in Fullerton, CA, with train 770, an eastbound "San Diegan," on April 29, 1976.
Santa Fe F7A 301L leads an 11 car Amtrak San Diegan #770 along the beach in San Clemente, CA, on a foggy July 29, 1973 morning.