UP 3080 gets the LOF67-27 back on the move after waiting patiently in the siding at Gaviota to meet Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, on a cool afternoon on the ex-Southern Pacific coast ... (more)
The Starlight Returns...To Daily Service. On May 27th I was looking for an excuse to get out and shoot something, and low-and-beyond, was rewarded with a surprisingly late Amtrak 14, the no... (more)
Normally passing through the bustling downtown area of Santa Barbara a little after sunset on day two (the final day) of its journey to Los Angeles, a horrific winter storm in the Pacific Northwes... (more)
With their switching in Camarillo complete, UP 1007 and a sister GP60 prepare to leave the siding and retake the main at the north end of town. Once clear if the signal, the UP Santa Barbara Subdi... (more)
Easing into Oxnard for its first and only en-route work during its northbound trip to Guadalupe, UP 7481 leads today's LOF67 past the Oxnard crew base and the UP 1150. The 1150 is seen this aftern... (more)
The well known private car "Tioga Pass," a Los Angeles-based favorite for many, takes to the high iron once again as its seen skirting the Pacific Ocean on the rear of the Coast Starlight t... (more)
AMTK 510 roars past the old SP truss bridge in Pismo Beach, California
CDTX 2117 leads Pacific Surfliner #777 into the sunset
Almost Home... A historic passenger car, SBRX 1517, might look a little rough around the edges after local "artists" in Los Angeles covered her with graffiti...but she is now just one more ... (more)
Making a somewhat surprise move, at least to the pair of us shooting the train this morning, Union Pacific's LOF63 has made a run up to Ventura to switch out some empty centerbeam cars in exchange... (more)
This morning's LOF63-13, utilizing a pair of GP60's with one still wearing its Southern Pacific "Speed Lettering," hustles east between Oxnard and Camarillo to complete the last half of its duties... (more)
A pair of GP60's take a break for the rest of the day after working all morning as Amtrak Train No. 763 rolls into Oxnard for its scheduled station stop.
UP 2717 on point of the northbound LOF67-23 to Guadalupe
UP 1414 begins to bank into the curve at S. SLO
Rocking back and forth down the overly worn out right-of-way that makes up the PG spur in Oxnard, UP 1053 and a fellow GP60 make their way back toward the mainline with a single CNW boxcar.