A late Amtrak 11 makes its way through Price Canyon from San Luis Obispo out to the coast at Pismo Beach. In addition to the normal consist a Sounder F59PHI is making its way south for maintenanc... (more)
The southbound Coast Starlight, which was making good time that morning, rounds the curve just south of the Curtner Ave. overpass in South San Jose.
Although still running as a shorty stub train due to the Chemult Landslide, this day's #11 is actually quite long as it is ferrying the Reno Fun Train equipment back to Los Angeles. The train org... (more)
A shortened Coast Starlight heads south of San Jose toward its next stop of Salinas.
Amtrak 11 passes through the siding at Surf as the sun is setting. A blanket of haze has shrouded everything as the air has started to cool off.
Southbound Coast Starlight illuminates the signal bridge at Chemult.
Coast Starlight arrived in LAUPT at 10:50PM. Do you know when the last time SP engine(or EX-SP) visited in Union Station in L.A?
Amtrak 11 makes its way around one of the many curves between Serrano and Chorro on Cuesta Grade. There used to be a set of SP target signals about where the back of the P42 is. I only wish I ha... (more)
A rare sight indeed, yes that is a P42 behind 8683 because it is leading the Starlight due to problems with the lead locomotive at San Jose
UP 8683 still with no patch on the nose leads the #11 Coast Starlight. Problems with the lead locomotive had Amtrak riddled with problems. Since Caltrain didn't have any available locomotives, UP ... (more)
510 leads #11 through downtown Gilroy on thanksgiving
Amtrak 11 makes its way towards San Luis Obispo. It has past the summit of Cuesta Grade, and has about 10 more miles of track to cover before it arrives at the depot in San Luis Obispo. Nikon D7... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight passing the MCP at S Chorro on UP's Coast Subdivision , with San Luis Obispo in the background.
An on-time Amtrak Coast Starlight train 11 was led in to LA today by a rare, pure P32 lashup... and as a bonus both Units were in the Phase V (Pepsi Crystal) Scheme!
UP SD70M #5043 and AMTK #10 lead a 4 hour late Starlight through Aromas