This is the SB Carolinian. For a town of 30,000 Salisbury see a lot of trains, i.e., eight. The north and southbound Crescent, Carolinian, and two Piedmonts.
A Northeast Regional rolls into BWI with an AC AEM-7. All of Amtrak's current electric power will soon be replaced with the new ACS-64 locomotives now rolling off the assembly line.
Yes It's Big! The Auto Train slides through Ashland.
This photo captures exactly how I feel when I think about the Rockies in the Summer time. Pine covered mountains and winding rivers surrounded by cool, damn, fresh air. Truly one of our country's ... (more)
Grand Junction is a scheduled 20 min stop for the CZ, but many days the train runs early and passengers get up to an hour to wander around the platform. Today is one of those days, and it seemed l... (more)
Lots of people were in the lounge and dining cars as the Empire Builder traveled through St. Paul adjacent to the Mississippi River. The weather was excellent, sunny and warm, making for a... (more)
Not an easy shot to get to, but well worth it.
An MPI GP15 and a GP38-H3 in for inspection at the Amtrak Wilmington Shops, taken on a guided tour with permission.
An eastbound San Joaquin rips through Knightsen at 79 mph with a UP Pittsburg Local waiting in the siding.
The northbound Crescent is led by a veteran locomotive whose days are numbered.
The pantograph creeps down low as the catenary dips under the CSX bridge above. A small arc is captured dancing between the two, all while zipping down the line around 125mph. Color position sig... (more)
Southbound Auto Train departs Lorton.
Three P42s lead the eastbound Southwest Chief through a deep cut at Laguna.
Lucky #7 has a number board for the visually impaired while the 206 has the standard number board for the Phase V livery.