The San Diego County Fair is in full swing as a Coaster commuter train passes it northbound, crossing the San Dieguito River as it does. This three-car train is heading from San Diego to Oceansid... (more)
BNSF Railway train V-PEASDG4-12 (Vehicles, Pearland TX to San Diego CA) rolls through Rose Canyon, having just conquered the steepest grade (2.2%) on the Los Angeles to San Diego line – Miramar Hi... (more)
Amtrak's Pacific Surfliners are so named because for much of their trip through southern California, they skirt the Pacific Ocean. The bluffs in Del Mar, not too far north of San Diego, pr... (more)
A northbound Coaster heads up the 2.2% grade on Miramar Hill as it passes CP Rose.
A southbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner skirts the shores of the Pacific on a quite Sunday morning along the Del Mar bluffs.
Deadheading from Pines Spur (at milepost 249.6) to the Amtrak station in downtown San Diego is BNSF Officer Special O-OCDSDG1-06. For this southbound move, the train is led by ES44DC 7716 and ET4... (more)
Skirting the Pacific Ocean, Amtrak train 572 is living up to its Pacific Surfliner name as it skirts the beach along the expensive real estate of the Del Mar Bluffs. Amtrak P42DC 172, a Ju... (more)
As the sun sets on the coast of California, Coaster 661 races north towards Oceanside past a group of daisies located in Carlsbad, CA.
On the last day of March, Amtrak 769 races north along the California coast near Del Mar, CA.
Is there anything more picturesque than an aptly-named Surfliner cruising along the Pacific coast at the edge of the continent?
Southbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #566 slows for an on-time stop at the San Clemente Pier on a beautiful Southern California Saturday morning.
A southbound Pacific Surfliner heads along the Pacific Coast Highway, bypassing multi-million dollar beachfront homes and the picturesque Left Coast along the way.
In a classic scene that hasn't been seen in over a decade, a P32-8BWH leads the low level amfleet set on the Surf Line by the Del Mar Fairgrounds. 509 is back doing the work she started out doing ... (more)
Late afternoon sun, a clean train and a great location conclude a day's railfanning in sunny California!