March of 1995 still found F40's powering the Train #6, the Eastbound California Zephyr as it exits Tunnel #17 about a mile West of Newcastle on the Eastward Main Track #2.
Amtrak was not yet a year old but the so called "Rainbow Era" was in full swing. Train #5, The San Francisco Zephyr led by SP power and an assortment of cars including one of SP's home built dome ... (more)
Running a few minutes late out of Los Angeles, Amtrak's eastbound Sunset Limited train #2 approaches Valley Blvd. and the former Southern Pacific yard at City of Industry.
Although newer power in the form of SDP40F's would arrive later in the year, in January of 1974 it was still former UP E units and an SP FP7 providing power for Train #5, the San Francisco Zephyr.... (more)
From the time SP's Oakland Mole closed until it was severly damaged in the 1989 earthquake, SP's 16th Station served as Oakland's main depot. In November of 1971, SP power still ruled on Amtrak's ... (more)
The coming of Amtrak saw trains #5 and 6, the San Francisco Zephyr (or whatever they called it in the first few months) again running SP FP7's. In this shot, they are passing Eckley, now known as ... (more)
Southwest Chief waits to set off on its journey to Chicago.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 arrives at Pasadena. In less than three months, the train will switch over to Santa Fe's route via Fullerton in January 1994 - ending over 100 years of heavy rail pass... (more)
The Sunset Limited heads west through West Palm Springs, California, led by engines 44 and 22.
Ex-UP E8A 957 leads Amtrak No. 5, the San Francisco Zephyr, into the tunnel at Newcastle.
Amtrak #36, the eastbound Desert Wind, returns to the Pasadena Sub for two weeks in October, 1992 during major trackwork on the San Bernardino Sub via Riverside and Fullerton.
The Southwest Chief heads down Cajon Pass on BNSF track 2 at MP 60.4 as a UP container train heads up BNSF track 1 in the background.
Amtrak P42DC #7 leads the westbound Sunset Limited #1 on former Southern Pacific rails near Walnut, with the snow-covered San Gabriel mountains in the background.
Amtrak #36, the eastbound Desert Wind, detours over the Santa Fe Pasadena Subdivision in Highland Park, with 'Pepsi-Can' class unit 500 leading an F40PH.
Amtrak #1, the westbound Sunset Limited, is running about 2 hours late on a clear November Sunday morning.