What a consist! Four newly rebuilt SD40-2's pulled the MRVSJ south through Alviso. Today's set consisted of 1606, 1603 (both snoots), 1550, and 1552.
NS 9834 led today's SB Amtrak Coast Starlight, surprisingly the whole way from Seattle to Los Angeles, without being taken off the point. I caught it this morning passing through Alviso (north of... (more)
A double-ended Capitol heads north out of the Silicon Valley, towards Sacramento. AMTK 503, a Phase-V P32-8BWH, is pulling on the north end for an unknown reason.
A washout occurred near MP 14 on the SERA Santa Cruz Branch, caused by heavy rains, saturated soil, and a badly clogged culvert!
Panning shot of CDTX 2015 as it heads north through the salt flats of Alviso, just north of the Silicon Valley. Note the "Repower" decals on the side showing-off the unit's recent rebuild.
UP 1995 showed up third on the Valentine's Day MRVSJ, shown here at Alviso in northern San Jose. Also included is an increasingly rare patched Rio Grande GP40-2, headed for Watsonville Junction. ... (more)
CDTX 2015 pushed its train north towards Newark as it crosses the salt flats north of Alviso. Note the special decals on the side; this locomotive received the EMD Repower treatment a few months ... (more)
A northbound Catrain flies through the station at track speed. Notice the horn on top of the cab car. They were moved there a month-or-two ago to increase the range of the blast, but will soon b... (more)
Southbound UP MRVSJ at Alviso.
UP 1983 paid a rare visit to the lonely yard at Watsonville Junction in Pajaro, CA this week. It was on a ballast train and tied down in the yard in this photo. The UP Coast and Santa Barbara Su... (more)
A five-hour late Coast Starlight tries to make up as much time as it can as it passes through Alviso at sunset.
ACE 04 approaches track speed at College Park as it heads out of San Jose on its way to Stockton.
A northbound ACE train blasts under Hedding St and I-880 as it heads for CP Coast just ahead and eventually Stockton, CA.
PCC Streetcar in Philadelphia's paint scheme. The Bodin Sourdough Bread Factory is in the background.
Caltrain 261 approaches track speed at College Park as it heads out of San Jose for San Francisco.