Framed by a spectacular Central Coast sunset, Amtrak train no. 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, rumbles back to speed after a stop at a faulty crossing near Castroville, Cal. Vintage searchligh... (more)
Helm Leasing no. 3828 leads a Union Pacific geep on a light "Salinas Hauler" local, heading east to San Jose as the sun sets on the Pajaro Valley in April 2013. We're just outisde of Wat... (more)
Last UP train of 2014 entering SLO.
My last photo of 2014...a pretty good year in photography along the coastline with the addition of many repo trains starting in late spring. The brilliant golden winter light illuminates these SD7... (more)
Unassigned power for local freights and transfers to San Jose sit awaiting orders at Watsonville Junction.
ACE runs along a causeway in Alviso, CA.
This automotive repo train skirts around the mid day Surfliner on a rather hot December day.
Real manned helpers assist this repo train down the Cuesta Grade on a hot December day. Notice how green everything has gotten with the rain.
A repo train ducks under the pedestrian walk way before leaving slo
The Lompoc local power, which is based out of Guadalupe, has come up to SLO to drop off an extra helper unit.
The sharp point of this P42 is striking south, approaching SLO
Helper power runs north to rescue a stalled train on the Cuesta grade.
A delayed repo train leaves slo with a duo of SD70M's
This repo train arrives late into SLO on this fall morning. The SD70M duo leading stalled while attempting the grade outside of Santa Margarita, possibly because ice on the rails in the early morn... (more)