Extremely dramatic storm light glints off of a southbound Amtrak Cascades train passing the ferry dock along Puget Sound.
Hurrying west past the Santa Susana depot, CDTX 2052 brings up the rear of Amtrak 763 this morning as it approaches its next station stop of Simi Valley.
The San Joaquin Takes to the Coast. Skirting the beautiful coast line this morning at 10mph, Amtrak 763 works on a dark signal just north of Ventura as it heads north through Emma Wood Stat... (more)
AMTK 68 with AMTK 514 is approaching the American border as it passes MP 1.2 of CN's Rouses Point Sub.
Highball Oxnard! Amtrak 763 races out of Oxnard against a clearing, blue sky as three additional Amtrak California cars and the CDTX 2052 bring up the rear. The extra equipment has been playing a ... (more)
AMTK 68 with AMTK 514 leading rounds a curve in Brossard, approaching MP 36 of CN's Rouses Point Sub. Out of sight at left is the Massena Spur, now a line that serves a handful of local customers,... (more)
Amtrak 68 the "Adirondack" has just left the Port Henry station with AMTK 514 a Dash8-32BWH again providing an interesting and unusual change in power for this train.
Yard Goats Save the Day. It's become common knowledge that train crews dislike having "Dash-8's" on mainline trains, especially when they're on the point. From rough riding in the... (more)
A Fish Out of Water. Miles away from its home rails on San Joaquin service, CDTX 2052 and a trio of Amtrak California coaches find themselves on the rear of Amtrak 763 this morning as it co... (more)
Amtrak San Joaquin CDTX 2052 and Cars from the San Joaquin Valley join Surfliner No. 763. Extra engines and cars are helping with the demand on all Surfliners because of hundreds of people trying ... (more)
Amtrak's New Service: The Pacific Joaquin. As thousands of people between Santa Barbara and Carpinteria struggle to find ways to pick up the pieces of their lives following the deadly mudsl... (more)
Amtrak 68 the "Adirondack" is stopping at the Westport, NY station as passengers wait to board in the bitter cold. Amtrak 514 a Dash8-32BWH has provided an unusual change in power for th... (more)
Back for the third time. For the third time this week Dash8-32BWH AMTK 514 is leading the Adirondack on its way towards New York City. Here it passes through the small town of Saint-... (more)
A close call! VIA 33 (shown here backing out, on its way to Ottawa) nearly blocked my shot of AMTK 514, surprisingly the power on the southbound Adirondack today. It is seen here dea... (more)
Amtrak Dash 8 518 leads Lincoln Service 302 north over a frozen Kankakee River in Wilmington. The new bridge is in place.