HD - Railfanning All Parts of the Bay Area! Including AMTK 156, A Sunset Shot, and More!





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Published on Jun 27, 2012

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Oakland Jack London Square, CA, 6/17/12

10:46 A.M.
Amtrak # 711 finishes its journey from Bakersfield, as it pulls into OKJ with AMTK 156 leading.
AMTK 156 (P42DC)
CDTX 8303 (Cabcar)

10:58 A.M.
Amtrak # 728 pulls into Oakland while AMTK 156 rests in Track 1.
CDTX 6962 (Cabcar)
CDTX 2013 (F59PHI)

11:12 A.M.
Amtrak # 711 crawls through Jack London back to the coach yard.
CDTX 8303 (Cabcar)
AMTK 156 (P42DC)

11:30 A.M.
UP's KMNOA divides the 'Square as it arrives into the Oakland Yard.
UP 7749 (ES44AC)
DPU: UP 7389 (ES44AC)

Santa Clara, CA, 6/22/12

3:07 P.M.
Amtrak # 537 highballs the new Santa Clara platform.
AMTK 188 (P42DC)
CDTX 6963 (Cabcar)

3:18 P.M.
Amtrak # 538 departs Santa Clara with no highball horn.
CDTX 6965 (Cabcar)
CDTX 2051 (P32-8WH)

3:43 P.M.
ACE # 4 highballs Santa Clara for Great America.
ACEX 3309 (Cabcar)
ACEX 3105 (F40PHM-2C)

3:47 P.M.
The UP UCOSF's power heads down past the Santa Clara station to be switched onto another track.
UP 4508 (SD70M)
UP 4984 (SD70M)

4:13 P.M.
CalTrain # 263 leaves Santa Clara with the Operation Lifesaver unit bringing up the end.
JPBX 113 (Cabcar)
JPBX 920 (F40PHM-2C)

4:27 P.M.
Amtrak # 542 arrives into Santa Clara, as the UP UCOSF waits to leave the siding to go up the peninsula.
CDTX 8314 (Cabcar)
CDTX 2015 (F59PHI)

4:30 P.M.
CalTrain # 365 flies through Santa Clara, shuttling passengers from the Silicon Valley up the peninsula.
JPBX 4015 (Cabcar)
JPBX 921 (F40PHM-2C)

4:44 P.M.
ACE # 6 highballs out of Santa Clara, and CalTrain # 267 arrives shortly afterwards.
ACEX 3308 (Cabcar)
ACEX 3102 (F40PHM-2C)
JPBX 4022 (Cabcar)

Coyote, CA, 6/24/12

8:13 P.M.
Amtrak # 14 flies through Coyote, right on time.
AMTK 816 (P40DC)
AMTK 154 (P42DC)

Sacramento, CA, 6/26/12

11:13 A.M.
UP's KG2LT heads south towards Elvas Junction.
UP 8571 (SD70ACe)
UP 4721 (SD70M)

11:27 P.M.
A Southbound Grain train passes by us with a friendly crew.
UP 5732 (AC4400CW)
UP 6216 (AC4400CW)

11:37 A.M.
Amtrak # 6 has just gotten off the American River Bridge and heads east to Roseville.
AMTK 177 (P42DC)
AMTK 52 (P42DC)
AMTK 191 (P42DC)

12:27 P.M.
The UP MFRRV rounds the curve off the American River Bridge.
UP 5849 (AC4400CW)
UP 4456 (SD70M)
UP 8587 (SD70ACe)

12:36 P.M.
The UP ZG2LT comes through with lots of power up front.
UP 5673 (AC4400CW)
UP 8574 (SD70ACe)
UP 7527 (ES44AC)
UP 5025 (SD70M)
UP 8655 (SD70ACe)

1:24 P.M.
Amtrak # 5 comes by with a decent K5LA.
AMTK 1 (P42DC)
AMTK 64 (P42DC)

2:34 P.M.
The UP ZLCBR passes by, heading north to Roseville.
UP 5356 (ES44AC)
UP 5378 (ES44AC)
UP 5377 (ES44AC)

2:45 P.M.
The UP Tracy Turn heads back to Roseville after dropping off and picking up cars in Tracy.
UP 4265 (SD70M)
UP 5390 (ES44AC)

3:00 P.M.
A Northbound UP Grain train passes by with alternating ditch lights.
UP 6412 (AC4400CW)
UP 5644 (AC4400CW)

3:10 P.M.
UP's MRVFR starts its journey down the central valley to Fresno.
UP 4294 (SD70M)
UP 4508 (SD70M)

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