To Shiny Rails

Uncategorized

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...

Surfliner Adventure with the Cousins

by on Jan.15, 2017, under Uncategorized

Trevor and I took the kids on a Pacific Surfliner adventure today, a quick Grover-SLO-Grover trip (tickets are pretty cheap with multi-ride tickets). First weekend on the Surfliner for Stone’s new Tangerine Express IPA (gotta try it if you like IPAs). We spent our hour in SLO at Mitchell Park just 3 blocks from the train station.

Comments Off on Surfliner Adventure with the Cousins more...

Santa Barbara Zoo by Train

by on Apr.02, 2016, under Uncategorized

Always a great trip. This was Lexi’s first train ride. All the photos.

Comments Off on Santa Barbara Zoo by Train more...

“We Built This City”

by on Jan.27, 2016, under Uncategorized

After some introductory remarks and a brief update on the railroad, Rob Himoto presented his new 45-minute slideshow spanning the existence of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad and its impact on the development of the City of Santa Maria. This program was held at the Santa Maria Library’s Shepard Hall (421 S. McClelland Street). All the pics: http://friends-smvrr.org/160127.html

160127-5841

160127-5832

Comments Off on “We Built This City” 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!