Amtrak 405 leads the eastbound Pioneer around the curve and into the community of Meacham in the beautiful Blue Mountains.
While going for a cab ride in UP 3416 over the Blue Mountains, we stopped in the siding to meet the eastbound Amtrak Pioneer. It was a beautiful day and a lot of fun to ride on this Intermodal hot... (more)
The Desert Wind / Pioneer is heading up Utah's Echo Canyon early in the morning.
The eastbound Pioneer tiptoes through a derailment site on Union Pacific along the Columbia River.
The last eastbound Pioneer rolls along the Columbia River. Someone in Seattle applied the "nose art" prior to departure that morning.
Neon in the NightA Green Line train heading to the West Valley Central terminus on March 13th, 2015. As it approaches the Arena Station, it passes the venerable old Union Pacific p... (more)
Amtrak train 26, the Pioneer slows for its station stop at Vancouver, WA, passing BN's SW1500 of Frisco heritage (SLSF 326). The Pioneer had three more years to operate between Seattle, WA and Sal... (more)
Amtrak 's Pioneer overtakes a Union Pacific freight at Nolin, Oregon. The train offered coach and sleeping car service between Seattle and Salt Lake City over UP trackage. The freight features a v... (more)
The recently inaugurated 'Pioneer' train from Seattle arrives at the end of its journey approaching the UP station in Salt Lake City on June 18, 1977.
Independence Day '92 finds Amtrak's 'Pioneer' train No. 26 heading east through Mountain Green in Utah's Weber Canyon.
The eastbound Pioneer is climbing Sherman Hill at Hermosa in this scene from 1991. Just ahead are the dual bores of Hermosa Tunnel--and then the final climb to the summit before dropping downgrade... (more)
Eastbound Pioneer rolls though Laramie and its classic western style downtown.
Snow covers the ground as the eastbound Pioneer scoots over Sherman Hill.
Amtrak's Pioneer, train No. 26 glides east through Weber Canyon at Taggart.
Amtrak SDP40F units 627 & 587 pull the eastbound SAN FRANCISCO ZEPHYR at Laramie. I was there waiting for the excursion behind Union Pacific 4-8-4 8444.