The Southern California locations where Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is filmed.
Most of Episode 13 ("T.R.A.C.K.S.") takes place on a train traveling, in Coulson's words:
"...through the Italian countryside, from Verona to Zagreb. Very rural. Very isolated."
Or so they would like us to believe...
Not surprisingly, those train scenes were actually shot right here in Southern California.
But where? Aboard the Fillmore & Western Railway, that's where.
It's a private railway that runs between Fillmore and Santa Paula, CA, on a short-but-colorful
10-mile route through citrus & avocado orchards. It's a "tourist line" offering various train rides
to the public, including a murder mystery dinner ride, weekend scenic excursions,
and various holiday adventures.
(So yes, you can take a ride on this train, just by buying a ticket.)
But more than that, the Fillmore & Western Railway is also "The Home of Movie Trains",
If you've seen the movies "Water for Elephants", "Seabiscuit", "Chaplin", "A Walk in the Clouds",
Fillmore & Western Railway run a number of trains from their small town depot,
The particular blue & silver locomotive seen on this episode of "S.H.I.E.L.D."
The Fillmore & Western Railway's ticket office & train station
So where exactly is Fillmore?
It's a small town about 20 miles west of Six Flags Magic Mountain.
( I can only guess at the exact point along the route (from Fillmore to Santa Paula) where they
Here is a Google StreetView panorama of the bend in the tracks at Cliff Street:
The photos on this
page are stills from "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
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