Tardy "Silver Meteor" with the Veterans unit leading the way...just behind me, on the other side of the overpass, is AMTK 145 sitting at the Auto Train switch and down the road ahead is ... (more)
Daily Auto Train pulls from Sanford....had to look closely, but the font on the number board it slightly different to most in that class.
Car are lining up for the 4:00 pm departure north.
Can't tell from the shot, but this is a weekend run of SunRail, running hourly all day.
While the month of May sees the famous Ringling circus trains on their final moves, it also sees the Strates carnival train once again headed north from their home in Orlando (Taft) to points nort... (more)
The signal mast that CFRC constructed for the signal at "Sanford" has eternally marred the shot of Auto Train departing the platform.....but it can still be a neat shot.
One of the regular Pooch-wannabe units assigned to Auto Train service is reacting to the throttle as the train has cleared the switch out of their facility onto the main.
The units that work Sanford Auto Train remain the cleanest on Amtrak's roster, having to pass thru the washrack at least four times a day. After years of being a wide-open trespassing spot betwee... (more)
The daily "Silver Star" has #2 up front today, it has passed here so many times with its sister #1, even in the days of "Sunset Limited" service when they were famously paired ... (more)
Some of my best shots were never in the planning stages. When it comes to Amtrak running the wye on CSXT's Aloma Spur near downtown Sanford, you just have to be there. Here, #168 has done just t... (more)
Certain times of the year, you can get the Auto Train lit up just right as it comes into Sanford. Here, it's a couple hours late.
A set of power is parked in front of the Amtrak Sanford Autp Train terminal.
Amtrak's open air engine house at the Sanford Auto Train Terminal.
A classic GP30 basks in Florida sunshine.