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  1. Starlight in the Snow

    Starlight in the Snow

    The northbound Coast Starlight curves through the slide area at Fields, OR
  2. Two Greats Fade Into Obscurity

    Two Greats Fade Into Obscurity

    Adieu to the great North Coast Limited and the unrivaled Olympian Hiawatha. And so long Milwaukee Road.
  3. A Milwaukee Eye's View of Pax Ghosts Past

    A Milwaukee Eye's View of Pax Ghosts Past

    Amtrak North Coast Hiawatha on the Northern Pacific bank of the Yakima river as viewed from Extra East on the Milwaukee Road bank of the Yakima River.
  4. North Coast Hiawatha at Horlick on the Other Railroad

    North Coast Hiawatha at Horlick on the Other Railroad

    View east, pix of NCH from Milwaukee Road Extra East passing through Horlick.
  5. Coast Starlight at Vancouver

    Coast Starlight at Vancouver

    Coast Starlight train #11 at the Amtrak Station in Vancouver, WA in September 2003.
  6. Sounder On West Coast Express

    Sounder On West Coast Express

    The last West Coast Express nears the end of it's run, passing through Albion on it's way to Mission BC, the eastern terminus. It is powered by a sounder unit.
  7. Surfliner and the surf

    Surfliner and the surf

    Captured from the San Elijo Campground along the Pacific Coast in San Diego County, California.
  8. DD40x at Ortega

    DD40x at Ortega

    UP's DD40X heads down the Coast sub in southern California at Ortega Hill, just South of Santa Barbara, July '03.
  9. Rollin' by the dock of the bay

    Rollin' by the dock of the bay

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds the San Francisco Bay south of Martinez, Calif., July 13, 2003.
  10. Sunset on the Starlight

    Sunset on the Starlight

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight entering Elkhorn Slough south of Salinas, Calif., July 11, 2003.
  11. Entering a tunnel in scenic Cascades mountain range of southern Oregon

    Entering a tunnel in scenic Cascades mountain range of southern Oregon

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight enters another of many tunnels in southern Oregon in the Cascades mountain range on July 12, 2003.
  12. Coast Starlight rounding a river curve in Northern California

    Coast Starlight rounding a river curve in Northern California

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds another scenic curve along the Sacramento River in northern California south of Dunsmuir, Calif., in the early morning hours of July 12, 2003. This part of the route is normally traversed in darkness.
  13. Hugging the Pacific Ocean on The Coast Starlight

    Hugging the Pacific Ocean on The Coast Starlight

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight hugs the shore of the Pacific Ocean north of Santa Barbara, July 11, 2003. Shot from the end of the train.
  14. Rounding the San Francisco Bay on the Coast Starlight

    Rounding the San Francisco Bay on the Coast Starlight

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds the San Francisco Bay south of Martinez, Calif., July 13, 2003. Shot from the end of the train.
  15. Coast Starlight rounds horseshoe curve at Cuesta Pass, California

    Coast Starlight rounds horseshoe curve at Cuesta Pass, California

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds one of the horseshoe curves at Cuesta Pass, north of San Luis Obispo, Calif., July 11, 2003. Shot from the end of the train.
  16. Amtrak through Susana Pass

    Amtrak through Susana Pass

    Amtrak's Surfliner leaves one of the scenic tunnels at Susana Pass near Chatsworth, Calif., on July 9,2003. This is the same route of the Coast Starlight.
  17. Coast Starlight Ready to Depart

    Coast Starlight Ready to Depart

    Yes, the sun does shine in Seattle. Last year (2002), it was on September 14. We were waiting for a special run of the Sounder to take us to the Puyallup Fair. Note the private car in EB colors on the siding.




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