Dash-8 Leader: The 500 series P32-BWH locomotives rarely lead trains on Amtrak anymore but every once in a while, you'll see one leading to Coast Starlight. Here, 507 leads train 11 through... (more)
A westbound Amtrak “San Joaquin’’ led by GE B32BWH No. 512 heads out on the approach for the Middle River Drawbridge at Middle River, California. It’s Winterail weekend on March 12, 1995, and plen... (more)
Hurricane Florence disruptions gave us a truncated Sliver Star with a very rare leader. The last time I caught a Dash 8 leader here on Amtrak was June 6,2008 which is also in the database.
A P32 substitutes for the normal cab cars used on Amtrak's Hiawatha trains as Milwaukee train 337 rolls north through Franksville, WI.
The Sun Sets On Three Generations of Power. As Amtrak 785 drops downgrade off the Redondo Flyover with an endangered F59PHi on the rear, a freshly washed AMTK 507 and Santa Fe 3751's tende... (more)
Amtrak 518 leads a Hiawatha set through North Glenview.
It's just after sunset as Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, makes its Simi Valley station stop. This evening finds AMTK 503 on the point of the train that has less than an hour running ti... (more)
Capitol Along the East Bay: Pinole, California provides some excellent views of trains along San Pablo Bay. In this scene, Amtrak California Dash-8 number 2052 leads an afternoon Capitol Co... (more)
Making a rare appearance on the coast line while assisting the Pacific Surfliner service with a massive increase in ridership following the temporary closure of US 101, CDTX 2051 brings up the rea... (more)
Train number 565 heads north through the San Elijo Lagoon behind a somewhat unusual leader, Amtrak Dash-8 number 503. The old wooden trestle here is not long for this world. With the first track n... (more)
Amtrak GE P32BWH No. 505 leads a four-car San Joaquin southbound over the drawbridge at Middle River, California, on March 10, 2006.
Having some electrical work done, AMTK 503 finds itself on one of the Redondo turntable's whisker tracks this morning as the ex-ATSF cantilever signal bridge here stands sentinel in the background... (more)
Coming into Hudson Station on a gorgeous morning.
The 515 is holding down switcher duty in Hialeah. This is the running maintenance base for most of the single level long distance fleet.
Banking towards the western portal of Tunnel 27, AMTK 503 leads the northbound Coast Starlight out of the San Fernando Valley on a clear morning.