One of the greatest rare mileage excursions Amtrak ever ran was the Parker Peavine Extra. In three days it traveled from LA to Flagstaff on the Transcon, Flagstaff to Phoenix on the Peavine via As... (more)
The last eastbound Pioneer rolls along the Columbia River. Someone in Seattle applied the "nose art" prior to departure that morning.
Adam Farence Photo.
A few clouds race across the sky and the moon shines brightly over the small town of Ranlo, NC, housing these two SLRG F40PHs.
With Moon rising Metra Westbound Burlington service train pulls into La Grange station.
Back in 1994 the Soo Line went on strike for little over 30 days. That completely shutdown the Soo Line property. So Amtrak had to find other line to operate their Empire Builder from St. Paul to ... (more)
Buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride! Amtrak Empire Builder #8 is taking the siding at Lake to pass a Soo Line freight on the mainline in November of 1997. I'm not sure why the dispatcher did ... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, crosses over McDonald Creek at the base of imposing Dodge’s Bluff just east of Utaline, Colorado, on July 18, 1990. Four EMD F40PHs haul the 16-car train westb... (more)
CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- An Amtrak F40ph hauls the Inter-American Amfleet cars.
Backing into Vancouver's Pacific Central Station at the culmination of its 2,775 mile journey across the country, VIA's "Canadian" carries an unusual consist at the headend, including tw... (more)
VIA 693 rolls high above city streets as the train cruises into Winnipeg's Union Station to load passengers on a sunny winter morning.
F40 PH Locos 3102 and 3103 haul the mornings final Altamont Commuter Express across the Alviso Slough in almost perfect conditions as they head towards journeys end at the San Jose Diridon Transit... (more)
Amtrak 22, The Eagle, arrives in Dallas Union Station at sunset. The former ATSF lounge in the consist, built for the El Capitan, stands apart from the otherwise all Superliner consist.
A pair of F40PHs leads an eastbound Lake Shore Limited across Conrail's Chicago Line. Note the large number of baggage cars on the head end of the train. Tom Golden photo.
It appears Adam is stopped on a westbound CP freight at the absolute for Midway with a train ahead as Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder enters the Minnesota Transfer....Adam Farence Photo.