Both Phase III painted heritage units lead #19, The Crescent, westbound through rural Georgia. I head these units got paired up for an excursion, but regardless of how it happened... I like it.
The northbound Downeaster kicks up leaves as it passes an old factory building in Exeter, New Hampshire. The Exeter station stop is visible through the trees to the right of the train.
Running south (east) on the Santa Fe, Amtrak San Joaquin No. 708 passes Stockton Tower over the Southern Pacific diamonds, led by new GE Dash-8-32BWH “Pepsi Can” No. 501 on March 7, 1993. This Cal... (more)
Eastbound at mp 119 with the Pennsylvain on a beautiful
Amtrak's first and 147th out of 150 SDP40F's meet the torch together at Pielet Brothers scrap yard.
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, leaves Crescent, Colorado, on the morning of March 10, 2013. Amtrak heritage locomotive No. 145 painted in “phase III” paint scheme leads the train through a f... (more)
The Silver Star crosses what CFRC now more accurately calls "SJRB" with a duo of their attractive "Heritage" locomotives. Ordinarily, Silver service sees power sets rotate for up to a month, but t... (more)
The September sunsets in New Jersey can be spectacular. By the middle of the 1980s I got to be friends with many railroaders. An especially influential friend of that era was Steve Turkenkopf, an ... (more)
A quite unusual sight southbound former "Twilight Shoreliner" train 67 arrives into Ashland, VA with B32-8WH 513 in Phase IV paint leading Amtrak P42DC 163 through town towards Newport News. The 5... (more)
A moment in time at Cumberland... As passengers board the eastbound Capitol Limited at the former site of B&O's Cumberland Station, the Queen City platform comes to life.. An exited... (more)
Amtrak 19, led by Phase III heritage units 145 & 822, reduces to 30 mph while running on an APPROACH signal behind train 23E.
Amtrak "Phase II Heritage" P42DC #66 leads a westbound Capital Corridor train through Eckley along the Carquinez Shoreline.
Continuing to run on the daily Heartland Flyer trains is Phase I heritage unit #156, framed appropriately with a mailbox sporting the same number in downtown Ponder.
Amtrak power getting serviced at Chicago, including new Gen-Sets .