Skirting the Pacific Ocean as it exits Emma Wood State Beach, Amtrak 777 runs alongside another sea - a sea of blooming wildflowers - as it heads north for San Luis Obispo this afternoon.
A northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner consist sporting an unlikely consist of horizon car coaches skirts along the Pacific Coast near Del Mar at sundown. The train, which is en route to Los Angele... (more)
This winters rains have transformed the Solimar Burn area of 2 years ago from a moonscape into a garden. A southbound baretable intermodal rolls along the beach on the Coast Route to long beach.
Coaster locomotive 2102 shoves a southbound train across the trestle at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on a beautiful summer afternoon.
A tardy train number 580 rolls over the trestle in Del Mar. San Diego County Fair season is in full swing.
Double-Headed SurflinerMost of Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner trains run with high-level cars built for California service. But there are still one or two sets of cars th... (more)
An intermission between the wacky weather (which consisted of snow and ice pellets) as the westbound Amtrak Empire Builder rolls along the Puget Sound on its final leg to Seattle.
As UP 4877 slinks into the siding at Seacliff, off in the distance to the left Amtrak 784 curves off Ricon point as it stays hot on the heels of the empty rail train. Out of picture behind the rai... (more)
Change at JamaicaA westbound Long Island Rail Road train threads its way through the maze of trackage at the railroad's large Jamaica Station in Jamaica, Queens, New York NY. This ... (more)
My last chance to catch one of the leased BNSF AC4400s in passenger service on Metrolink was a nail biter. The train was running late and I helplessly watched shadows quickly take over my scene. L... (more)
665 heads through San Clemente with an endangered F59PH bringing up the rear.
Oil on the coast. The oil cans from the San Ardo oil fields to the north travel by rail past Venecos Oil Pier which serve's the Oil Platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel.
A Sunday morning appearance of the Oil Cans heading into Ventura Ca. They are usually a overnight movement.
A pair of geeps lead a short train through Edmonds. The cars were all bad order and were heading to Seattle.