Amtrak #503 leads a Thanksgiving Weekend extra south. The train is seen here crossing the swollen Cowlitz River north of Castle Rock.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief rounds a curve just southwest of Streator, Illinois behind then new "Pepsi Can" GEs. During this period Amtrak trains carried express mail/freight on western tra... (more)
July 14, 1992: I would spend a long day by myself on Cajon Pass in southern California. I was on a week-long marketing trip with a group of economic developers from Virginia, and this was my "... (more)
Beautiful fall morning
Eastbound trio of trains , NS 16G on left , and NS 590 on the right. Photo was by my friend
Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes good time near Ransom, IL on a late sunny June afternoon behind new General Electric P32BWH locomotives. The "Pepsi can" scheme certainly made shooting Amt... (more)
This final shot of the series shows Mike's solution to finding the right location to shoot from. Amtrak personnel were kind enough to move an F40PH into position to give Mike the elevation needed ... (more)
Mike tries using a step ladder for getting the height he wanted for the Trains cover photo. This did not work, so Amtrak offered another solution. Too follow soon...
The eastbound Pennsylvanian pulls into Huntingdon passing the former PRR Hunt Tower.
This third shot of a series (see image 500799 and 500967) shows engine 507 repositioned at Amtrak's service facility in Chicago for the Trains magazine cover shot. Amtrak was very cooperative in p... (more)
This second shot of a series (see image 500799) shows engine 507 parked at Amtrak's service facility in Chicago. An Amtrak crew member is about to re-position the unit so that Mike Danneman can ph... (more)
Westbound at mp 148.
In need of a bath, 514 along with its dirt and grit pull the ever-so-popular Pennsylvanian towards Pittsburgh on-time.
A rare P32 makes an appearance outside of the northeast on the point of the northbound "Carolinian" as it makes its daily station stop at Salisbury, NC