Two Sleek, Blue Machines. A sharp looking Dodge Challenger poses at the Santa Susana Railroad Museum in the late afternoon light as Amtrak 777 hustles into town with a new SC-44 Charger on ... (more)
Charging by at Sunset: Amtrak train number 580 rounds the curve on the south side of Del Mar on its way to San Diego. An extra locomotive is on the north end of the train as a fill in for a... (more)
Hustling past the 107-year-old Del Mar depot, Amtrak 1566 approaches the sweeping curve that will rejoin it with the Pacific Ocean for a few miles before finally breaking off for the trip inland t... (more)
With a hefty, nicely matched set of nine cars and two locomotives - Amtrak 774 skirts the Pacific Ocean on its way out of Carpinteria as it enter's the city's namesake Nature Bluffs Preserve. The ... (more)
Passing the historic, no longer used depot at Del Mar, CDTX 2109 hustles Amtrak 768 south toward the famous Dal Mar Bluffs following its Solana Beach stop. Built in 1912 and used until 1995, the b... (more)
Far away from home rails, CDTX 2051 and three San Joaquin/Capitol Corridor cars bring up the rear of Amtrak 761 as it skirts the Pacific Ocean at Emma Wood State Beach. The extra equipment comes f... (more)
A far cry from the colorful red, orange and black GS-4's that once barked up this very grade with the famous "Daylight," CDTX 2116 carries on the tradition of hauling passengers through ... (more)
On a phenomenally clear day at Seacliff, Amtrak 763 is seen beginning to make the turn toward the small, coastal community of La Conchita on its way north.
Amtrak California train No.759 northbound from Los Angeles to Goleta, arrives in Santa Barbara at sunrise with morning commuters. 759 lead by Siemans SC44 No. 2114 was started after the devastati... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Daylight at Football Ave. near Cal-Poly southbound splitting the SP searchlight signals.
The Silver Splendor's Final Ride. It was a somber moment at Redondo Junction as many of us on the crew of Santa Fe 3751 watched an old friend - the private car "Silver Splendor" take its fi... (more)
About to duck under the passing shadow of a cloud, CDTX 2116 leads Amtrak 767 along the flat, straight track between Camarillo and Oxnard as it heads for its next station stop at the later.
Charging South Along the Coast. Beefed up to nine cars to support the increase of holiday travelers for the Thanksgiving rush, Amtrak 774 skirts the coast through the Carpinteria Nature Pre... (more)
George W Bush, son of the late George H W Bush the 41st President, arrives in Santa Barbara on a whistle stop campaign tour up the California Coast. He would go on to be elected the 43rd President... (more)