UP 5304 leads a UP manifest into North Serrano on Cuesta Grade. The cantilever signal at North Serrano is one of only a few left on the Coast Line.
A southbound manifest makes its way through the hills of Cuesta Grade towards Tunnel 11 and Chorro siding. It will then descend the rest of the grade to San Luis Obispo to pick up several engines... (more)
A UP southbound manifest passes through South Serrano on Cuesta Grade. It will add two more bad order helper engines to its consist once it reaches SLO.
After picking up a string of auto racks and a helper engine to take south this UP manifest passes through the vineyards in the Edna Valley, south of San Luis Obispo.
A southbound UP manifest makes its way through Serrano, the north most siding on Cuesta Grade, after having met Amtrak 14 at the north end. This manifest had more empty well cars going south than... (more)
A Union Pacific southbound manifest negotiates some of the curves on Cuesta Grade as it makes its way towards Chorro. The cows grazing on the hills don't even seem to notice the train.
The QRVMN speeds down the Coast Line on a sunny winter morning.