The exhaust from SP 2472 blasts the telltales as she pulls a photo special through Niles Canyon. I had almost forgotten telltales, one of the many details from the old days that are largely missi... (more)
The MSJRV rolls northbound accross the Alameda Creek bridge on a beautiful Spring afternoon.
CDTX 2005 North shoves a Sacramento bound Tr. 728 over the Alameda Creek Trestle.
Back to a big train, the Southbound Coast Starlight crosses the Alameda Creek Trestle, about 15 minutes late with AMTK 198 leading. Now, who thinks this shot belongs on a calander for Amtrak?!?
The first San Jose bound Capitol Corridor of the morning crosses the Alameda Creek Trestle, with the Bay Area fog in. The creek is super still, as the winds haven't kicked up yet, it looks like gl... (more)
The sounds of UP trains easing down jointed rail on the Warm Springs Sub will soon end. A grade separation project is underway in conjunction with the BART extension south of Fremont, making this... (more)
As seen from the rear platform of the Tioga Pass PV, we pass Amtrak #544 at Shinn.
CDTX 2003 South leads the San Jose-bound Capitol Corridor Train #733 over the Alameda Creek.
BNSF 2931 is back on the Warm Springs, paired up with BNSF 6929, as it crosses the Alameda Creek on a clear Spring afternoon.
An NCRY work train idling at the depot in Niles.
UP 2050 West, sporting a Peterbilt mudflap, returns to Newark Yard after switching on the Oakland Subdivision, with a nice fruit tree blooming along the right-of-way.
AMTK 97 West leads the San Jose bound Capitol Corridor #543 into Fremont, with some late-blooming trees lining the platform.
The beautifully restored Centerville Depot in Fremont CA. This station serves Amtrak Califonia Capitol Corridor trains and Altamont Commuter Express trains. For more info on the depot, check out... (more)
BNSF 6333 leads the Northbound Warm Springs Local back to Richmond crossing the Alameda Creek Bridge. The second unit, BNSF 6327 is the last remaining SDP40 on the roster.
The blossoms of the fruit tree symbolize the beginning of Spring, here in late-February as an odd-ball patched GP39 rolls accross the Alameda Creek Bridge.