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A Ride on the Central Valley Amtrak

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Central Valley Amtrak Stockton Engine Central Valley Amtrak Stockton Station House across from the Stockton Amtrak Old Barn between Stockton and Fresno on the Amtrak Barn and Crops along the Central Valley Amtrak Barn and Alphafa Barn and Alphafa Barn and Crops River along the Amtrak Barn by the Amtrak Barn by the Amtrak Red Barn and Farming Equipment River Castle Air Museum Castle Air Museum Castle Air Museum Castle Air Museum Castle Air Museum Castle Air Museum Castle Air Museum Cattle Grapes Madera Amtrak Station

Photos were all shot on an Amtrak Train between Stockton and Fresno by Gene Wright.

The Central Valley is easily accessible throughout the Central Valley by enjoying a scenic Amtrak ride through lush grasslands, farms, and countryside. Get acquainted with farmland, prairies, deserts, rivers, and mountains by riding the California Amtrak and Zephyr train along the Central Valley's breath taking landscape or fly into one of three major airports, all within the Central Valley

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Amtrak Oakland-Bakersfield trains, with coordinated bus connections

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The California Zephyr allows you to follow the trail of pioneers, gold prospectors and the Pony Express along America’s earliest transcontinental rail route. Get acquainted with farmland, prairies, deserts, rivers, and mountains. Amtrak’s Sightseer Lounge gets you up close to the natural splendor of the West without disturbing nature’s awesome beauty. Let your mind wander back in time as the train takes you across the country.

Look forward to your own vacation skiing, soaking in steaming hot springs, or white-water rafting. Every season offers something special, from a tour and tasting at one of the area's many wineries to horseback riding along a scenic trail.

For more information, please visit the Amtrak web site.

The Coast Starlight train takes you to all the hot spots on the West Coast: Seattle, Portland, Eugene, San Francisco, Monterey, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. En route the scenery creates a gorgeous backdrop � snow-covered mountains, dense forests, fertile valleys and long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline.

There are plenty of places to stop along the way. Stroll along Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf. Take a break in Paso Robles where you can visit one of over 48 wineries or relax in the natural hot springs. Stop in San Luis Obispo, take a scenic tour along the Pacific Coast and climb the enchanted hill to Hearst Castle.

For more information, please visit the Amtrak web site.

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