The eastbound Pennsylvanian races towards Altoona and Harrisburg after a fresh blanket of snow covered the West Slope overnight.
An Amtrak B32 in the Phase V scheme leads the Westbound Pennsylvanian on a slow Sunday on the NS Pittsburgh Line.
A GE P32BWH/EMD F40PH combo lead Amtrak's California Zephyr east through Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 9, 1996.
Thanks to fellow RP contributor Janusz Mrozek for introducing me to this spot.
Amtrak 42, "The Pennsylvanian," takes the ex Pennsy signals at MP 193. Only three of Amtraks P32's (512, 513, 514) have the cab signals necessary to lead on the NS Pittsburgh Line.
The Eastbound Pennsylvanian is back on the move after a quick stop in Huntingdon to pick up passengers. Here the train navigates an S curve just outside the center of town with one of Amtrak's elu... (more)
Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH 513 hauls a five-car Desert Wind over California's Cajon Pass, the first obstacle for train #36 since departing Los Angeles on its way to Salt Lake City, Utah.
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...