Surfin' Through Del Mar: The first southbound Pacific Surfliner train of the day, train 562, rolls across the old wooden trestle next to the Del Mar Fairgrounds behind F59PHI locomotive 452... (more)
Train number 565 heads north through the San Elijo Lagoon behind a somewhat unusual leader, Amtrak Dash-8 number 503. The old wooden trestle here is not long for this world. With the first track n... (more)
Amtrak GE P32BWH No. 505 leads a four-car San Joaquin southbound over the drawbridge at Middle River, California, on March 10, 2006.
Eastbound Union Pacific No. 7785 brings Stacks downhill out of Shed 10 and over the bridge as it descends the Western slope of Donner Pass.
ACE No. 3106 pulls a morning Commuter run from Stockton to the Bay Area across the San Joaquin River.
As the hills of Cuesta Pass wear their annual coat of summer brown, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight prepares to ascend the grade of the GoldTree Horsehoe curve as it crosses the Stenner Creek ... (more)
Hustling north across the over 100-year-old bridge here at Bradley, Amtrak 14 heads north toward its next station stop of Salinas as it carries the private cars Puget Sound and Sierra Hotel on the... (more)
Detouring off the Coast Route due to Tunnel work being done in the Chatsworth area, Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight, crosses over Tweedy Creek after passing through Keene on the weste... (more)
As shadows start to get long in the Alhambra Valley, a westbound BNSF hot-shot crosses the Muir Trestle with three ex-Santa Fe warbonnets in the lead. In the distance at left is 3700-foot Mt. Diab... (more)
On the move and out of town.
Tuolumne River CrossingIn October 1990, an eastbound Santa Fe freight crosses the Tuolumne River in Hughson, California, just south of the small town of Empire. In fact, the bulk o... (more)
Central California Traction has just left Sacramento heading south as it crosses Deer Creek. This line has since been abandoned.
NWP 1501 leads the Southbound Petaluma Turn thru Rowland in Novato after some switching in Petaluma.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner makes its way along the sandy beaches of San Clemente.
BNSF 6955 leads a loaded double stack train away from Long Beach Port.