GP60M 114 leads a 199 train under high-tension wires at Pinole at the western edge of Franklin Canyon.
The long MSJRV 02 makes one of the many right banks along the bay at Pinole Shores. Note that in the bottom corner of the shot is "railfan_girlfriend"looking for "beach treasures" even with the tr... (more)
Westbound Amtraker rolls along San Pablo Bay, as viewed from some the floral splendor of the ex-Santa Fe main line at Gateley.
Westbound Reno Fun Train and westbound California Zephyr side by side along San Pablo Bay
The California Zephyr passes Point Pinole on its way east.
At the northern edge of the Bay Area, UP5802 with the UP8008, a dead P42 (AMTK194) and operating P42 AMTK54 lead the eastbound California Zephyr at Pinole. These same freight units had led train #... (more)
Another somewhat classic view of this single level passenger Reno Fun train banking along the edge of the San Pablo bay.
Amtrak "San Jacko" #711 is on its way to Oakland on the UP Cal-P after leaving Bakersfield earlier that morning and transfering form the BNSF Stockton sub to the UP at Port Chicago.
The California Zephyr was back to three P42's after only needing two of these for the last few months. The reason for the extra unit lays in the four chartered private cars on the end of the train... (more)
The story of SP in the 1980s: First the failed SPSF merger, then DRGW takes over and the whole thing reverts to red and gray.