Running a bit late out of MSP Amtrak's Empire Builder glides down Short Line Hill.
Amtrak 381 passes the huge signal bridge at East Zearing, IL on the BNSF Mendota Sub.
The eastbound Empire Builder rounds a curve at Summit, with the Rocky Mountains in the background.
Stiff winds blowing down the east side of Marias Pass have a habit of toppling lightweight freight cars or ripping empty intermodal containers from stack trains. Midvale Creek Trestle features a s... (more)
Passengers aboard Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder enjoy the beautiful scenery Glacier Nat'l Park has to offer as the train crosses the Rockies.
Zipping though the Utah desert, eastbound "California Zephyr" has an Amtrak California unit in its consist.
Amtrak #547, the last train to San Jose arrives in Martinez with a P42DC leading.
The westbound Empire Builder has just pulled into the Minot depot about 30 minutes late for a servicing stop that will take nearly as much time. The tracks in the foreground belong to CP'... (more)
Ouch. Amtrak 167 sustained a punch to the nose in a grade crossing accident in Auburn, IL, on October 10th. The southbound Amtrak Texas Eagle struck a grain truck loaded with corn at the ... (more)
Storm clouds build off in the distance as the westbound California Zephyr races across the Colorado desert near New Castle on former DRGW trackage.
The California Zephyr shines in the last sunlight of the day, highballing eastbound thru fall color in a Rocky Mountain valley.
The Empire Builder is working to make up the hour it lost overnight as it heads east for St. Paul.
Amtrak Capitol #532 glides past the old Martinez passenger depot and a cantilever signal as it enters the present day Amtrak Martinez passenger station on a beautiful late winter day. The way the... (more)
A late running Cap Limit past the first CPLs on the mainline to the east of Pittsburgh.