583 heads along the Coast in late afternoon.
A riprap work train heads along the beach in San Clemente.
A crew-member riding point (this engine is actually at the rear of the train at this point) waves at some locals as a riprap train that has gained a lot of local attention moves farther north up t... (more)
Metrolink 664 passes some beachgoers at San Clemente North Beach as they head towards Oceanside.
Metrolink 660 works it's way along the Pacific Ocean in San Clemente.
Amtrak 1566 briefly breaks the silence at San Clemente State Beach as it sails south to San Diego.
Amtrak 1567 departs San Clemente Pier.
A Breathtaking Evening. Following a morning filled with sunshine and an afternoon that saw a torrential downpour, those of us photographing the day's BNSF riprap work train as it dumped at ... (more)
Into The Storm. With another day of dropping riprap at milepost 207 on the Surfline complete, BNSF 5982 slowly backs out of the work area for the San Clemente pier where a crew change is sc... (more)
A Rocky Sunset. With it's day of dumping riprap along the Surfline complete, today's work train has just taken on its new crew at Calafia Beach as the sun closes in on the horizon to bring ... (more)
An Order of BNSF, on the Rocks. On a warm, summer's morning in San Clemente, California, a southbound BNSF riprap train slowly cruises into town to continue efforts that have been taking pl... (more)
A rock train passes the cliffs at San Clemente as they head along one of the nicer trackside views in SoCal.
A rock train heads back into San Clemente after dropping rock east/south of town.
The rock train crew changes ends as they pause in San Clemente. Certainly not the worst place to be stopped at!
With their work complete, the rock train shoves back west to let the trucks at the work site spot the material they dropped. Quite a crowd is on hand to observe the work.