A look from inside the caboose.
Note how several things are missing, probably not because of theft but rather so they don't get broken by the fair patrons (I used to work the fair).
That's the dome car! (AMTK 10031)
This was the warmest day we have had in months!
The amazing thing of the late night/early morning coastal fog and clouds (June Gloom) is that it can be thick fog just a mile west of bright sun.
Where the surf meets the turf, down at old Del Mar; take a train, take a plane, take a car...
That is the former Kings Cannery in the background. Kings Cannery was big when agriculture, not tourism, was what Orange County was known for.
One of the people in the foreground is the engineer on the run from Maricopa to El Paso - he will see a lot of night running and the final miles into El Paso with the sun in his eyes.
Check out the waves to the left. These were great swells because of a storm in Hawai'i.
The train is crossing over the San Dieguito River. The Del Mar Racetrack is just to the right and across the river from where I am.
The train is crossing over the San Elijo Lagoon.
There was some water in Cajon Creek today!
A southbound Surfliner cruises along the Del Mar bluffs above the Pacific Ocean on a muggy day feeling more like the midwest than southern California.
Yes, that is the Great Dome (10031?) in the picture.
Amtrak's Central Coast Pacific Surfliner is running on-time, although it must have had some heat restrictions on this unseasonably hot spring afternoon. This downtown part of Camarillo has been re... (more)