The Santa Margarita Turn approaches Soledad on its return trip to Watsonville.
The Santa Margarita Turn passes between the target signals in King City.
UP's QRVML train with a "green goat" in tow rolls through Santa Margarita.
Running through the fog since leaving San Luis Obispo, the 2472 finally finds the sun just south of Guadalupe, on California's scenic central coast.
Amtrak F40PH 250 leads #14, the westbound (northbound) Coast Starlight through the S-curve just south of Guadalupe, CA heading for the next stop at San Luis Obispo on August 19, 1992.
Ex-SP SDP45 3207 and a sister power the eastbound Coast Starlight as it rounds a curve south of Watsonville Junction.
The short hood of SP Trainmaster shows an impressive array of headlights, including a giant Pyle Gyralight and dual sealed beam below it.
SP 8720 East accelerates out of Watsonville Junction on its way down the Coast Line.
A line-up of SP Trainmasters on the weekend at San Jose demonstrates the lower traffic levels on the Peninsula compared to weekdays.
Nose of SP passenger GP9 3003 at San Jose, where she waits for her next assignment on the Peninsula commutes.
UP 5768 south heading towards Ventura on the ex-SP Coast Line at sunset