Built in 1927, SN 661 descends the 4.6% grade into Oakland. Kenneth Clyde Jenkins photo from the collection of Robert Campbell, Sr.
Charging into the future. Amtrak/Amtrak California has taken delivery of new Siemens Venture coaches for testing. The semi-permanently coupled five car set represents the future of train travel fo... (more)
Webb Rail LLC - WEBX's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pullman obs/diner/sleeper "Babbling Br... (more)
Sacramento Northern 440 in Oakland, CA. Looks like the engineer's name is Ken. Unknown photographer from my collection.
Oakland's MacArthur Station on the Bay Area Rapid Transit's system is a major transfer point. A Richmond to Fremont train, waits at MacArthur for a Pittsburg to Millbrae train in order to transfe... (more)
Western Pacific EMD GP7 high hood road switchers, engine numbers 701-713 built in 1952-53.
Amtrak California F59PHI 2005 sits in Amtrak's Oakland Maintenance Facility' servicing racks on February 20, 2018. CDTX 2006 was built by EMD in October 1994. Photographed on railroad propert... (more)
Amtrak MP14B 590 switches cars at the carrier's Oakland Maintenance Facility on February 20, 2018. AMTK 590 was built by MPI in May 2010. Photographed on railroad property with permission and... (more)
UP SD70ACe 8757 leads a 5 unit engine move through Jack London Square heading from Milipitas to the Port of Oakland.
Amtrak train #715 has just departed the station at Oakland's Jack London Square, heading west street running down West Embacadero.
Amtrak train #543 arrives at Jack London square while #718 is set to blast off.
Amtrak train #540 departs Oakland's Jack London Square onto UP's
A Capitol rolls through Jack London Square on a quiet Sunday morning.
Assigned to work the Oakland Yard in August, 1969, Alco S-2 557 is now wearing an all orange paint scheme applied to many switchers and F-units in the late 60s. Of course, everything on a railr... (more)