A San Diego Surfline train rolls through the bluffs in Del Mar California on a beautiful spring morning in Southern California
The first revenue run of the X Wine train. The private cars for the X Wine Train are tacked onto a regular Surfliner. The Wine Train passengers ride from LAUPT to Santa Barbara to visit wineries. ... (more)
On the Old Santa Fe "Surf Line"On March 7, 2017, an eight-car BNSF Railway officer's special skirts the Pacific Ocean as the train passes through Del Mar, California, ferrying autom... (more)
Prior to the west coast being slammed by storms in early 2017, the ex-Southern Pacific (SP) coast line looked fairly tranquil in scenes such as this one brought to you just north of Gaviota. Looki... (more)
Running more than three hours late following the self-implosition of the AMTK 510 back in Burbank, Amtrak 14 hustles across the Gaviota trestle in the late afternoon light with fresh power as it h... (more)
As towering waves crash toward the shore at La Conchita, UP 4877 slowly shoves the WGDGDR-31 back toward Ricon Point as crew members drop the final pieces of rail here. Shortly after finishing the... (more)
Oil on the coast. The oil cans from the San Ardo oil fields to the north travel by rail past Venecos Oil Pier which serve's the Oil Platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel.
860 hugs the Pacific Ocean on the beginning of it's trip to the Inland Empire behind an F59.
Unlike Southern Pacific's glamorous Daylight passenger trains that once raced along these very tracks drawing the attention of railfans during their years of operation, 2017's draw for railfans on... (more)
California Coulter Pine tree, turquoise Pacific Ocean, white sandy beach, and Pacific Surfliner! This scenic location has been well documented, but never gets old. I was thrilled to get such fav... (more)
The Seattle section of the Empire Builder arrives in Edmonds on a cold December morning.
In a stunning display of colors not likely to grace the 811-foot long trestle at Gaviota again anytime soon, the 2013 AAPRCO "Napa Valley Limited," made up of 21 privately owned passenge... (more)
75014 Braveheart climbs past Waterside Caravan Park hauling the 13:15 Paignton to Kingswear Santa Special. 11/12/2016