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Railfan Gaming > Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part 3


Date: 12/05/08 09:37
Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part 3
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: Departing Solana Beach after meeting a Northbound Surfliner
Photo 2: Crossing the trestle at CP Crosby
Photo 3: Interior view of the special.








Date: 12/05/08 09:39
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 4: Blasting by Solana Beach at 90mph
Photo 5: Starting the climb up Miramar grade.
Photo 6: Passenger view of the special weaving up Miramar Grade.








Date: 12/05/08 09:40
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 7: Getting up Miramar grade with the help of the Amtrak P42DC.
Photo 8: All 23 cars of the special can be seen.
Photo 9: At the crest of Miramar Grade at CP Cumbres.








Date: 12/05/08 09:42
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 10: Special passing CP Tecolote.
Photo 11: Arriving in San Diego.
Photo 12: Special at the San Diego Amtrak station.








Date: 12/05/08 09:44
Re: Santa Fe 3751 Steam Special on Surfliner Route Part
Author: AmtrakPalmetto

Photo 13: Downtown San Diego
Photo 14: Power turning on the wye just North of San Diego.
Photo 15: Power backing to its train, "led" by the Amtrak P42DC.

That is it folks. Hope you enjoyed this series.








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