A John Petko original Kodachrome slide.
The only two F69PHAC units ever built head east with the German ICE Train in tow. The old PRR freight station on the left still stands.
Smoke from more destructive wildfires raging in California can be seen being blown offshore from heavy and dry Santa Ana winds. There's the Hill fire in Ventura Ca, the Woolsey fire in Los Ange... (more)
F59PHI 450 leads Pacific Surfliner train 774 south along the shores of Del Mar, CA towards San Diego. Sadly, the paint matching consists are few and far between these days, as Surfliner's F59's ar... (more)
A morning Pacific Surfliner departs Los Angeles.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train 782 flies around the curve at Buena Park at 70mph as it heads away from the sunset towards San Diego.
One of the many Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains that run between Los Angeles and San Diego enters Fullerton train station as it comes to a stop to perform its station work. AMTK 450, an EMD F59PHI... (more)
1 of 2 built, Amtrak #450 dashes thru the snow with a Hiawatha in Oak Creek, WI in January of 1991.
Amtrak "stealth" under the wires, as the only two F69PH-ACs ever built head east with the German ICE Train in tow. The old PRR freight station on the left still stands.
On somewhat rare, rainy day on the central coast, Amtrak 1790 waits patiently at the ex-Southern Pacific, San Luis Obispo station as mist continues to roll over the hills in the background. Specia... (more)
One of two! Amtrak F69 #450 has been repainted into Siemen's colors for the German ICE train that visited many communities in 1993.
Surfliner doing its thing.
How can those people not even care a train is going by?
What?! The noise on the platform makes conversation between the conductor and engineer a bit difficult.