Taxi or train? An Amtrak California San Joaquins or Capitol Corridor train overtakes and dwarfs the taxi as it does some street running in Oakland.
You can grab an ice cream while watching trains run through the streets of town at this spot.
Hello up there! One of Amtrak California's F59PHI's is seen here getting some work done at Amtrak's Oakland Maintenance Facility. One thing I admire is how clean this shop keeps their grounds and ... (more)
A recently rebuilt NPCU is in the shops. Photo taken with permission and PPE.
A recently rebuilt NPCU is on the pit. Photo taken with permission and PPE.
I had been hoping for a train with east-facing locomotives - which, at Jack London Square, are quite hard to come by - to try this shot, so when I saw an eastbound UP train in the distance, I thou... (more)
An eastbound Capitol Corridor slips through Jack London Square on its way to Sacramento.
A Saturday evening Amtrak departs for Sacramento from Oakland's Jack London Square, known for it's signature street running.
A commuter train disrupts the silence of this urban area. It would have been interesting to see this area during the hustle and bustle of a weekday as opposed to the weekend when I visited.
A commuter train disrupts the silence of this urban area. I wish I knew what time I took this photo, maybe those two seagulls watching the train know?
Detail shot of a truck on this former F40.
Freshly painted and rebuilt NPCUs (former F40s) rest in the yard. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
In the 1960s and early 1970s Western Pacific applied large plows to various units for snow duty in the Feather River Canyon and the Highline. Silver & Orange F7(A) #920-D models just such a mas... (more)
With SDP45 3209 - Photographer Unknown
The California Zephyr is moved around the yard while corridor trains are serviced.