On a crisp winter morning, K-36 number 489 pulls the annual Christmas Train out of Chama on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad
Coaster locomotive 2102 shoves a southbound train across the trestle at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on a beautiful summer afternoon.
A tardy train number 580 rolls over the trestle in Del Mar. San Diego County Fair season is in full swing.
GCRY 29 and 4960 lead a passenger train south over the bridge at mile post 35.5 at sunset as part of a Pete Lerro photo charter.
GCRY 4960 leads a passenger train south over the bridge at mile post 35.5 as part of a Pete Lerro photo charter.
The Coast Starlight rolls along, 2 hours later than normal due to track work on the Union Pacific near Crescent Lake.
Running late, the Coast Starlight nears Klamath Falls with Mt. Shasta in the background.
Due to trackwork, Amtrak's Coast Starlight was held at Klamath Falls for two additional hours. The train is seen skirting the northeastern edge of the Upper Klamath Lake just after 10:30 on a warm... (more)
Running a bit late, the northbound Coast Starlight rounds a curve with beautiful Mount Shasta in the background. Just ahead lies the California-Oregon border.
End of an Era: For 37 years, the AEM-7 electric locomotives pulled Amtrak trains along the northern east coast of the United States. They were the first successful electric locomotives Amtrak purc... (more)
The Twilight Years: Amtrak's AEM-7 fleet has served the railroad well for over 35 years. They plied the Northeast Corridor for almost as long as the venerable GG1 electrics they replaced. But now,... (more)
The Southwest Chief races east across northern New Mexico behind Phase III commemorative locomotive 145 and a brand new "Phase IIIb" baggage car.
Engine 481 brings the Cascade Canyon train on the home stretch south through the Animas River Valley. Today, the train is extra long with 12 cars full of happy holiday travelers.
Lettered for the "Polar Express", engine 481 charges up the grade at Hermosa with an extra long 12 car train full of happy holiday travelers.
The newest Veterans Unit skirts the Pacific Ocean through San Clemente.