Three generations of Amtrak power, F40 #239, SDP40F #530, FP7's #493 and #492. The two FP's were the last of thier type working out of Oakland. #493 had started out as SP #6454, then became Amtrak... (more)
1 of 2 Amtrak California's only P32's races through the flooded benicia marshlands
2 of California's beautiful natives, Amtrak California and California Poppies
The Trains Unlimited/Amtrak sponsored California Zephyr rounds the bend just north (RR east) of the Carquinez Strait Martinez-Benecia bridge.
Looking down form the bluffs of Benecia, we get a down on of the speed lettered UP8683 (ex-SP8307) a patched snoot SD40T-2 .
The patch T-2 UP8683 (ex-SP8307) leads the IOASC towards Sacramento on the northern sdie of the longest RR trestle west of the Mississippi River.
On 10.26.03, GP38-2 HLCX3810 leads the MSJRV26 north (RR east) across the Benecia Carquinez trestle. Trailing in the consist is a Colton based fading and patched SP SD40M-2 in UP2733.
On 10.26.03, GP38-2 HLCX3810 leads the MSJRV26 north (RR east) across the Benecia Carquinez trestle. Trailing in the consist are patched SP SD40M-2 UP2733, patched DRGW SD40T-2 UP8632 a UP SD70M a... (more)