Farewell to the Pacific Parlour Cars. February 2 marked the last northbound departure and February 4 will be the last ever southbound departure before these cars are retired after 26 years... (more)
I bet the passengers enjoying the view out of this Sightseer Lounge had no idea that plans to end passenger trains on this beautiful segment of the Coast Starlight were well underway at the time o... (more)
Photo taken from the Edna Rd bridge.
Amtrak Genesis Locomotives P42-9BWH No. 61 and No. 140 in charge of Southbound Amtrak No. 11 COAST STARLIGHT from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA.
The Coast Starlight twists and turns the meandering down grades of the Santa Lucia range.
Golden Hills in the Golden StateAmtrak's Coast Starlight is famed for its views of the Pacific Ocean. But even though the old Southern Pacific mainline veers inland a bit at... (more)
Water for My HorsesIt is Independence Day Eve (is that a thing?) 1974 and Amtrak's southbound (eastbound, in Southern Pacific vernacular) Coast Starlight, train #11, makes it... (more)
Greeting the Coast Starlight which was running along a fast track tangent to 99E in the Willamette Valley.
Amtrak 44 - A Reminder of Better DaysAfter several days of typical Seattle mist and gloom, the sun burned through on January 23, 2017. While cold, it was sunny as Amtrak's Coast... (more)
The Coast Starlight rolls downgrade into San Luis Obispo around the mini horseshoe curve.