Nearly-new Amtrak SDP40F 504 gets watered at Los Angeles Union Station after bringing in train #3, the westbound Southwest Limited, on June 26th, 1973. For a short time, as the Amtrak 500s... (more)
Albany Union Station has not seen a train since 1968 but still stands proudly at 575 Broadway in downtown Albany. Opened by the New York Central in 1900, it served both the NYC and D&H. The statio... (more)
Evening at Chicago: BN 9901 is waiting at Union station for the next job
To the right of #500 is a pair of Rio Grande GP60s.
On a hazy, humid Alabama summer afternoon, a quartet of Amtrak's big SDPs slides to a stop in Montgomery with the southbound Floridian. A pair of SDPs was typical, with an occasional trio showing... (more)
Built by the Louisville & Nashville to serve as the main train station in downtown Nashville, this beautiful old terminal is now an upscale hotel. The train shed and station tacks are gone althoug... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr begins its 570-mile westward journey to Salt Lake City promptly at 7:30 on March 19, 1983. Waiting to board on the adjacent track is the Rio Grande Ski Train.
There's a summer thunderstorm with driving rain, but the Union Station shed - in spite of hundreds of leaks - offers a dry vantage point to watch an inbound freight from Dothan pass by. In 1973, ... (more)
Bitterly cold weather has caused Amtrak to cancel or delay a number of morning trains on the Northeast Corridor. A large crowd of passengers is waiting patiently for their chance to board.
After returning to Portland with the excursion train to the NRHS Convention in Tacoma Washington, Southern Pacific 4449 splits from the rest of it's train to continue on to the roundhouse.
Punctuated by dome-observation Silver Sky, the Rio Grande Zephyr pauses in Denver Union Station after arriving from Grand Junction. Soon the consist will be taken away for servicing. Tomorrow, the... (more)
The Rio Grande Ski Train threads its way out of Denver Union Station.
The Rio Grande Ski Train begins its journey to Winter Park. Along with the regular train of ex-NP coaches, two dome cars not needed for today's Zephyr are included in the consist.