Eastbound Capital Limited rolls through Philson.
Amtrak #6 ran 8 hours late through Nevada and Utah this day due to winter storm induced problems in the Sierras.. For me that meant a daylight passage over Soldier Summit in Utah. It was running w... (more)
The Empire Builder at Red Rock with Heritage engine 145 on the point and the Milwaukee Road Super Dome operated by Railroading Heritage of Midwest America (RHMA) bringing up the rear.
The Veterans and Phase 1 engines lead the westbound California Zephyr along the Colorado River at Dotsero, CO.
The Heartland Flyer heads out of Fort Worth as the sun sinks rapidly.
The Amtrak Veterans unit leads the Silver Star across the St. Lucie Canal.
Featuring a friendly wave from the crew, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #4 traverses the “Big City” of Rowe, NM on this beautifully crisp mid-Winter afternoon.
As the quickly setting sun disappears below the horizon, the last bit of sunlight can be seen reflecting off of Amtrak's Southwest Chief. Here it idles alongside the station platform in Raton, NM ... (more)
A classic shot to be found of Amtrak #3 along its route in the northern part of New Mexico. Though all the snow has cleared from the rails, it's still a chilly 50 degrees out with a wind chill of ... (more)
The first of three snow storms to hit the Arizona Divide has started to impact the college town of Flagstaff, Ariz. With roads covered with snow and ice, the high volume of traffic from the BNSF T... (more)
Amtrak 20 blasts through the town of Central, SC, disrupting the peace of an otherwise calm night, with a highly acceptable duo in the lead.
Because of a derailment in the Cascades, the northbound Coast Starlight was going to terminate at Klamath Falls. On a cold morning before any buses arrived, Amtrak decided to wye the train at Texu... (more)
For the second day in a row the Coast Starlight is about 13 hours late as it makes a rare daylight run through downtown Burbank on its way to nearby Los Angeles.
Starting its 300-mile trek to Chicago, Amtrak's "Saluki" accelerates out of the ex-Illinois Central yard, with the old steam-era concrete coal bunkers still standing in the background. ... (more)
Westbound Amtrak No. 14 the Coast Starlight rolls along the Gaviota Coast between El Capitan and Refugio State Parks, west of Santa Barbara Ca.