I travelled up to Carlsbad and Encinitas yesterday via the Coaster, which is the local San Diego County commuter train. On the way back to San Diego I noticed there were people at every stop with still cameras and video cameras and I wondered what it was they were waiting for. I found out when we arrived at Santa Fe Depot. A couple of young guys with cameras set up on tripods told the an old steam engine was on the way from Los Angeles. Sure enough, about 30 minutes later the Santa Fe 3751 chugged into downtown San Diego. The powerful old locomotive looked like it was in perfect condition. By the time the 3751 arrived at Santa Fe Depot an awaiting crowd had formed.
Here is my video of the 3751 chugging into SD