The last time I was in Emeryville was in 1998 while waiting to change from the Zephyr to the Starlight. I tried a couple hand-supported night photos on 35mm slide film. Needless to say, they did... (more)
A southbound Capitol Service train crosses Benicia-Martinez Bridge.
eastbound San Joaquin arriving Fresno Amtrak station
Southbound Capitol Corridor train in San Lorenzo
The San Joaquin trains only ran for a short time with SDP40F's before being replaced by Amfleet and F40's. We missed the FP7's. Here waiting for it's North counterpart. At this time there was only... (more)
Inaugural Westbound Capitol (San Jose - Oakland - Sacramento), on the Benicia bridge from the Benicia side. The new I-680 bridge is now to the left of the rail bridge. This was also the service de... (more)
AMTK 205 leads a Capitol Corridor train southbound through San Lorenzo CA, enroute to San Jose.
CDTX 2003 South leads the San Jose-bound Capitol Corridor Train #733 over the Alameda Creek.
Leading the Eastbound San Joaquin, #112 (ex SP 6448) has passed thru Port Chicago after leaving the SP. The train is now on Santa Fe rails as it will be the rest of the way to Bakersfield.
Amtrak Capitol #532 glides past the old Martinez passenger depot and a cantilever signal as it enters the present day Amtrak Martinez passenger station on a beautiful late winter day. The way the... (more)
California's Central Valley feeds the nation, and passenger service is provided by Amtrak's San Joaquin trains. Train #717, behind Amtrak California F59PHI 2002, crosses an irrigation cana... (more)
Capitol Corridor train #737 enroute to San Jose.
Racing Westward across the the San Joaquin Delta out of Stockton, Amtrak's "San Joaquin" is at Middle River.
Entering Fresno from the North, Amtrak #112 (exSP 6448) is on Santa Fe's street trackage on North Diana Ave. This trackage has since been relocated to run alongside the street instead of on it.
Southbound out of Fresno toward Santa Fe's Calwa yard. #501, owned by the State of California has been repainted in the "California" paint scheme and renumbered #2051. Horizon cars are no longer ... (more)