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Railfan Gaming > Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part 2


Date: 12/04/08 09:31
Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part 2
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

I ran a 23-car Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on the Surfliner Route from Los Angeles to San Diego. Power is the famous Santa Fe 3751 Steam locomotive and an Amtrak P42DC #106 for HEP and extra power for Miramar Grade and 90mph running after Santa Ana.

Length: 2125.52 feet
Weight: 1921.32 Tons
Power: 5819.2kW
Route: Pacific Surfliner Route
Santa Fe 3751: 3D Train Stuff
Amtrak P42DC: North American Locomotive Works
Passenger cars: North American Locomotive Works

Photo 1: 80mph running along the Pacific Coast.
Photo 2: Passing the Metrolink station at San Clemente.
Photo 3: Special backing up for a photo run-by








Date: 12/04/08 09:33
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 4: Accelerating for the photo run-by
Photo 5: Whole train along the Pacific Coast.
Photo 6: Loading passengers after the photo runby at San Clemente Pier.








Date: 12/04/08 09:34
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 7: Special crossing a trestle at 75mph by Milepost 209.
Photo 8: Looking back at the train.
Photo 9: Passing San Onofre at 90mph.








Date: 12/04/08 09:36
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 10: Passing CP Stewart.
Photo 11: Racing traffic.
Photo 12: Coming down the 'grade' at CP Fuller.








Date: 12/04/08 09:37
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 13: Crossing a trestle at CP East Brook.
Photo 14: Passing Oceanside at a slow pace.
Photo 15: Leaving Oceanside behind, onwards to San Diego.








Date: 12/04/08 09:39
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 16: Blasting through Carlsbad at 85mph.
Photo 17: Blasting through Poinsetta at 90mph.
Photo 18: Stopped at Solana Beach for service stop.

Hope you enjoyed the photos. Stay tuned for the next and last part of the series, to San Diego.









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