Amtrak 714 hustles past the small community of Allensworth on a cool afternoon in the Central Valley. Founded in 1908, Allensworth is notably the first exclusively African American-founded town in... (more)
Amtrak Yard in Oakland.
Do You Know the Way to San Jose?Rounding the curve along San Pablo Bay in Hercules, CA, is Amtrak train 743, a Capitol Corridor train heading from Sacramento to San Jose. Th... (more)
After waiting for the Sacramento River bridge to close, a Capitol Corridor service accelerates out of the Sacramento Valley Amtrak Station bound for points west.
As waves off San Pablo Bay gently crash into the shore a westbound Amtrak Capitol Corridor service, train 745, hustles into Rodeo on its journey from California's State Capitol to San Jose, CA.
An F59PHI and genset switcher sit outside the shop at night.
Note the former NJT comet car with fluting on the end.
New and old branding... The 2010 also wears an eco repower decal.
EMD and GE power sit together in the yard. Photo taken with permission and PPE.
A commuter train disrupts the silence of this urban area. It would have been interesting to see this area during the hustle and bustle of a weekday as opposed to the weekend when I visited.
Capitol Corridor 733 arrives into Santa Clara with a very empty train on Black Friday.
Amtrak California 2010 sits idle in Bakersfield next to the Amtrak 40th Anniversary Exhibit train.
Ringing in the New Year... Trainsets layover in Amtrak's Kirkham Street Facility, ringing in 2011.
Amtrak engines wait for their next train to run.
Past, present, future! After shuffling sheeple between Sacramento and the Bay Area, CDTX 2009, 2010, and 2011 recieve their TLC, quietly tucked away within the confines of the Kirkham Stree... (more)