The Coast Starlight is roaring though the Willamette Valley on the longest railroad tangent in Oregon - 19 miles.
On the first day of Fall 2002, a 14-hour late Coast Starlight enters Redding, California. It is around 5:30 PM, and the temperature is 100F.
On the first day of fall, a 14 hour late Coast Starlight crosses Dry Canyon Viaduct on the flank of Mount Shasta. The next station stop for train 11 will be Dunsmuir.
They say if you hang out around the railroad long enough, you will see just about anything. Here, we have the Coast Starlights meeting in Klamath Falls on 2004's first Saturday morning. Needless t... (more)
Fourteen hours late, the southbound Coast Starlight curves through the Sacramento River Canyon. Although it is the first day of Fall, temperatures will reach triple digits by the time the train m... (more)
Ten hours late due to a detour on the Oregon Trunk, Amtrak's Coast Starlight rolls south through the Sacramento River Canyon. In 1997, floods washed out the Shasta Route here. The UP GE on the poi... (more)
Over eight hours late due to a detour on the Oregon Trunk, the southbound Coast Starlight rolls through the Sacramento River Canyon.
Nine hours late, the Coast Starlight makes its station stop at Emeryville.
The Coast Starlight got caught by the eclipse traffic jam. It waited in Chemult, Oregon for seven hours due to a late thruway bus stuck in traffic. In this image, the train is arriving at Emeryvil... (more)
The Coast Starlight is receiving passengers at Emeryville on a summer morning. In the distance, Capitol train 721 is waiting for the Starlight to clear the platform, so it can enter the station.
Running around eight hours late because of a detour on the Oregon Trunk, the Coast Starlight snakes along the Sacramento River. The old Pacific Highway bridge in the background dates from 1925.
The southbound Coast Starlight arrives at Portland. General Electric's flashy 500-class locomotives had just gone into service on trains 11 and 14.