To Shiny Rails

Author Archive

Surfliner to the MOXI

by on Jul.15, 2017, under Amtrak

It worked out so well the first time, we decided to give this adventure one more run before heading to Colorado. All the pics are here.

Comments Off on Surfliner to the MOXI more...

Art After Dark at SLORRM

by on Jul.07, 2017, under Amtrak, BCWRR, CCRRF, Friends-SMVRR, PBJRR, PCRR, SLORRM

The San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum (SLORRM) joined up with the SLO Art After Dark program to exhibit painters, photographers, and videographers of railroad-themed works. And there was a slideshow there of my photos. Fabulously successful event for the Museum! That’s my slideshow running in the upper-right portion of the photo. Here’s the SLORRM webpage.

Comments Off on Art After Dark at SLORRM more...

SLO Train Day

by on May.13, 2017, under Amtrak, Friends-SMVRR, SLORRM, SMVRR

Probably the 2nd largest day at the SLO Railroad Museum (behind the Central Coast Railroad Festival, perhaps). Lots of activities and people. Notables this year included a new exhibit opening of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad, a presentation by Cindy Ransick about the new book Historic Santa Maria Valley, an Amtrak talk by Dave Weisman, and considerable progress on the Museum’s model railroad.

Story/Photos…

Comments Off on SLO Train Day more...

Coasters are Railroads, right?

by on Apr.08, 2017, under Uncategorized

The whole fam damily happened to be in Santa Cruz this weekend for a family reunion, and we just could not pass up an opportunity to ride The Giant Dipper.

Comments Off on Coasters are Railroads, right? more...

To the new Moxi via Amtrak

by on Mar.25, 2017, under Uncategorized

There’s a new exploration museum in Santa Barbara. And it’s adjacent to the train station. It’s a beautiful thing.

All the pics are here.

 

 

 

Comments Off on To the new Moxi via Amtrak more...

Quik Trak to SB

by on Feb.11, 2017, under Uncategorized

We had a few multi-ride tickets to burn, so how ’bout a run to Santa Barbara? OK!

All the pics are here.

Comments Off on Quik Trak to SB more...

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!