A northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to Goleta passes the East Beach flood control channel of Laguna Creek. This cobble-lined stream channel was built by the Works Progress Adminstristration (WPA... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surliner F59PHI is on the point of northbound Pacific Surfliner train # 763, as it slows down for Santa Barbara station.
The wonderful viewing porch at the Santa Barbara Zoo has been closed, but you can still sneak a view of the westbound Coast Starlight if you look between the trees. The tracks are the Union Pacifi... (more)
A westbound intermodul is seen at Gaviota
Oil cans roll southbound along the Santa Barbara Subdivision between Gaviota and Refugio.
Pacific Surfliner ready to depart for San Luis Obisbo
This SP station agent has just finished hanging orders (flimsies) for the conductor. See picture #168536 for that image.
Amtrak California Pacific Surfliners 763 and 774 meet at State Street in Santa Barbara. These units are sometimes called "Chevy Luminas" by engineers who complain that they run much like their GM... (more)
Time was growing short for Amtrak's SDP40F's as #533 waits for a highball to head North (SP West) up California's Coast, Public timetables referred to this train as #14, but to conform to SP's tra... (more)
The conductor on this Los Angeles bound TOFC is grabbing orders (flimsies)
Amtrak Surfliner 763 departs the classic Santa Barbara depot northbound, with only the stop at Goleta remaining on its schedule.
The Coast Starlight had a full, summertime consist today. It was running about 40 minutes late.
The Olympic Torch Relay Train pauses in Santa Barbara for ceremonies as the Olympic Torch, being carried on foot, catches up to the train so that it can continue its trip north on the way to its e... (more)
A 2-hour late Coast Starlight #11 makes a stop at Santa Barbara, led by P32 507, and P42's 115 and 157.
UP SD70M #2002 & #2001 at Santa Barbara, CA on SP coast line at MP 367.4