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  1. North Serrano Cantilever Signal

    North Serrano Cantilever Signal

    This cantilever signal watches over North Serrano, one of two passing tracks on Cuesta Grade. Cuesta Grade is where the former Souther Pacific Coast Line passes from the Salinas Vally over the Santa Lucia and into the city of San Luis Obispo. I believe there are only two of these cantilever...
  2. #11 arrives into SLO

    #11 arrives into SLO

    Southbound Coast Starlight number 11 arrives into San Luis Obispo, 4 hours late. Minutes later sister train number 14 arrived into San Luis Obispo also near 4 hours late.
  3. Sunset on the Starlight

    Sunset on the Starlight

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight entering Elkhorn Slough south of Salinas, Calif., July 11, 2003.
  4. Coast Starlight rounds horseshoe curve at Cuesta Pass, California

    Coast Starlight rounds horseshoe curve at Cuesta Pass, California

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds one of the horseshoe curves at Cuesta Pass, north of San Luis Obispo, Calif., July 11, 2003. Shot from the end of the train. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to