Along a foggy San Pablo Bay, an eastbound Southern Pacific unit steel coil train curves through Pinole, California, led by “Kodachrome” EMD SD40R No. 7303 on March 2, 1987.
ATSF 102 leads a piggyback train at Pinole, CA on March 7, 1997.
Here is another of my father's pictures from Pinole, CA in the 1960's. Three Santa Fe Geeps lead a short train that must have a pretty good roll on it as the semaphore hasn't started to drop yet.... (more)
When my father had business trips to the Bay area in the 1960s, one of his favorite spots was Pinole, where both the Santa Fe and the Southern Pacific skirted San Francisco Bay. Here a GP9 still ... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe manifest rolls through Pinole, CA, with classic two-story houses on all sides. Exiting Franklin Canyon, the train will briefly skirt Suisun Bay and SP's Cal-P line before head... (more)
Capitol Along the East Bay: Pinole, California provides some excellent views of trains along San Pablo Bay. In this scene, Amtrak California Dash-8 number 2052 leads an afternoon Capitol Co... (more)
Late on a beautiful afternoon in July 1989, a hot Santa Fe pig train roars through Gately on the railroad's Stockton Sub. In the distance are the hills that surround Franklin Canyon, and at center... (more)
SP's Worlds Fair Daylight hustles through curves along San Pablo Bay with 4449 on the point.
Not Exactly a Pinole ColonySkirting the shore of San Pablo Bay on June 17, 2017, is Amtrak train 738, a San Jose to Sacramento Capitol Corridor train, passing through a tidal... (more)
A westbound Amtrak Capitol curves along San Pablo Bay at Pinole, California, on March 12, 1995. The train is led by GE P32BWH “Pepsi Can” No. 500, with another P32 is on the east end of five Horiz... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Assisting were SDP45s 3201 and 3207. A Roger Puta Photograph
ACS-64 #668 is on its way from being picked up from the Siemens plant, and is the 3rd to the last unit to come off the line. I never thought I'd catch a delivery on the west coast, and just happen... (more)
An Amtrak California Capitol Corridor train skits the scenic San Pablo Bay at Pinole on a fine afternoon.
An afternoon Capitol Corridor skirts San Pablo Bay at Pinole Shores Park on it's way to Oakland.