The northbound Coast Starlight heads over the trestle at scenic Gaviota State Park after a rain shower. This was my first visit here after seeing plenty of great pics from this spot. Although th... (more)
Amtrak 189, all decked-out in "Big Game Train" decals, races north along the coast with the Coast Starlight in tow.
The southbound Coast Starlight nears its final destination of Los Angeles as it heads east on the long straightaway between Oxnard and Camarillo.
Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight glides down Tehachapi Pass at Woodford during the September detours.
AMTK #176 leads Amtrak's Coast Starlight #11 past Alviso, CA following the AAPRCO Special that ran on this day.
Looking a lot like it's name on Christmas day, The Coast Starlight travels north bound through Summerland.
Amtrak 156 leads the Coast Starlight past the picturesque Santa Susana depot as the sun sets on a hot August day.
With most of it's work behind it, Amtrak's Coast Starlight (more of a "San Joaquin Starlight" on this day) #11 glides downgrade at Marcel.
The view out onto Jalama Beach, California, from the observation car on Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight.
Mount Shasta and Shastina tower over the Butte Valley as Amtrak's Coast Starlight blasts northward at 79mph on a spectacular summer morning. The searchlights and code line are living on bo... (more)
Unsung heroes While passengers move about the train in the relatively roomier upper level of an Amtrak Superliner train, the kitchen staff faces cooking hot meals and washing dishes in ... (more)
Running right on its advertised schedule, southbound Amtrak train #11 the Coast Starlight crosses the Santa Ynez river bridge at Surf located between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo along the Ca... (more)
With the Tehachapi Mountains behind the last detouring Coast Starlight, for the time being...Train #11 races south along the Mojave Sub just minutes before sunset as it nears Ansel.
It's called the Coast Starlight for a reason! Amtrak's Coast Starlight is seen here winding along the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean near Jalama State Beach. Passengers aboard this train ... (more)
Tables setup for lunch on board the Coast Starlight Pacific Parlour Car #39973 "Santa Lucia Highlands".