Blasting north to Oklahoma, a rather lengthy Heartland Flyer train is being led by heritage engine number 822 with four Amtrak executive cars tagged on the rear. 822 (the engine, not the train) al... (more)
For a couple of months in the spring, Grass Lake on the Shasta Route is an actual lake due to snow melt. The northbound Coast Starlight is nearing the summit of the Southern Cascades on Memorial D... (more)
Having spent a majority of the day running through semaphore territory, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 makes its way past the last semaphore signal it’ll see for the remainder of its cross-country jo... (more)
Having just endured over an hour of 10mph running due to a current slow order, Amtrak's Southwest Chief wastes no time resuming its 79mph allotted trackspeed as it makes its way past the Madrid cu... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr glides through the Jordan Narrows near Bluffdale, Utah. The train was 17 1/2 hours late due to extreme weather in Nebraska, causing it to make a rare daylight appearanc... (more)
Amtrak's Phase 3 P40DC #822 leads the northbound Heartland Flyer (train #822) out of Fort Worth, TX towards Tower 60 with four Amtrak company cars in tow. The cars took important Amtrak executives... (more)
One of the most unusual train's to utilize the Redondo Flyover, AMTK 822 leads a Business Class coach, Pacific Parlour Car, ATSF 3751 and the BNSF 5542 over the Los Angeles River and out of downto... (more)
Amtrak #4, the Southwest Chief is about to come to a stop in the little town of La Plata Mo on the BNSF transcon. The train will terminate its journey upon arrival into Chicago Union Station later... (more)
Amtrak 83 idles away shortly before departing to lead a train towards one of the many desanations that Amtrak has to offer while the Sears tower watches over Chicago.
A late Amtrak 4 scurries through the rural community of Scranton on the original stretch of Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe mainline from Topeka to Emporia, built between 1868 and 1870. Present day... (more)
The signal mast that CFRC constructed for the signal at "Sanford" has eternally marred the shot of Auto Train departing the platform.....but it can still be a neat shot.
It's a beautifully warm afternoon on this Cinco de Mayo, and here we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it makes its way through Apache Canyon minutes prior to reaching Lamy, NM.
One of the regular Pooch-wannabe units assigned to Auto Train service is reacting to the throttle as the train has cleared the switch out of their facility onto the main.