So long 2013
The starlight heads south, passing the wine country of the central coast.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight on the Stenner Creek Trestle.
With Islay hill providing a strong background, the southbound Coast Starlight splits the fields of the Edna Valley.
The southbound starlight passes a Union Pacific business special aboard the former Southern Pacific Stanford.
Remarks: Built in 1951, this Santa Fe sleeper is housing musicians for the "Root's of the rails" tour. Here the envoy is seen departing San Luis as the sun descends.
Super Starlight. ATMK 11 make an on time appearance with a dirty, yet relatively good coat of red & silver.
We're ready to board the Coast Starlight for the trip to LA. but first I've got to get a shot as the rain has just stopped and Amtrak's pride of the fleet arrives SLO.
On a fast section of double-track southbound at Ferrier Road, Train 11 was sporting some fancy-pants power today, the recently unveiled Veterans' unit #42 with #156 bloody nose Amtrak Heritage. T... (more)
The "Pointless Arrow" heritage unit leads a tardy # 11 towards Oakland on a sunny summer morning.
The San Joaquin Starlight returns....
The eastbound (southbound) Coast Starlight glides into Caliente behind P42 #113. The detour of AMT 11 (12) was brought about by track work on the northern en... (more)
Coast Starlight with the Phase I Heritage scheme. Very pretty - I think she is my favorite!
Unsung heroes While passengers move about the train in the relatively roomier upper level of an Amtrak Superliner train, the kitchen staff faces cooking hot meals and washing dishes in ... (more)
After almost striking a trespasser, Amtrak 11 eases their way into Emeryville on a restricting.
Amtrak's detoured southbound Coast Starlight continues its climb at Caliente, CA.