Mid-morning local commuter set from Oceanside to San Diego passes through the fantastic coastal scenery between the Solana Beach and Sorrento Valley stations. Bringing up the rear was an EMD F59PH... (more)
The Last One: Amtrak train 572 rolls along the Pacific Ocean at Torrey Pines as it leaves the city limits of Del Mar and passes into the city of San Diego. On the head end of the train is F... (more)
The sun begins to burn through the fog as a morning inbound train from Oceanside makes it's way south toward San Diego.
Charging by at Sunset: Amtrak train number 580 rounds the curve on the south side of Del Mar on its way to San Diego. An extra locomotive is on the north end of the train as a fill in for a... (more)
Coaster at Surf Station: Coaster train 654 rolls by the long ago closed Surf Station on a beautiful winter afternoon.
A New Normal: New charger locomotive 2115 leads Pacific Surfliner train 562 toward San Diego through a classic scene.
A Wave of the Future: On a misty fall morning, two brand new SC-44 Charger locomotives lead train 564 along the cliffs in Del Mar. Soon enough, all Pacific Surfliner trains will be pulled b... (more)
Along the Cliffs: Amtrak F59PHI 455 brings train 580 along the cliffs in Del Mar on its way to San Diego. The plan is to eventually have the railroad bypass this section by means of a tunne... (more)
Coasting Along the Cliffs: Northbound train 653 rolls along the coastal bluffs in Del Mar as it heads toward Oceanside.
2105 on the Evening Commute: Coaster F40PHM-2C locomotive 2105 leads the evening train 661 along the coastal bluffs in Del Mar on one of the last days of summer.
Coasting Along the Bluffs: A late morning Coaster commuter train heads south through Del Mar along the coastal bluffs. This set is a bit of an anomaly these days as none of the cars have ad... (more)
Misty Farewell: Nearing the end of life on Amtrak, an F59PHI locomotive leads a southbound Pacific Surfliner train through what remains of the morning coastal marine layer in Del Mar. Soon ... (more)
A coastal fog blankets the beaches of Del Mar, CA as a San Diego Coaster hustles south with a trainload of commuters who have chosen views of the Pacific Coast over staring at a bumper on the 5.
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)
SDNX 2104 leads Coaster 689 north along the Del Mar bluffs in beautiful late afternoon light.