Amtrak 68 the "Adirondack" has just left the Port Henry station with AMTK 514 a Dash8-32BWH again providing an interesting and unusual change in power for this train.
Late on a summer afternoon, a pair of classic GG1s march into the station at New Haven, CT, with an Amtrak train from Washington. They still wear Penn Central paint, but Amtrak had become their ow... (more)
Amtrak's Phase IV heritage unit leads a very late Lake Shore Limited west through New Carlisle in heavy lake effect snow.
A late Amtrak 49 kicks up plenty of fresh snow as it passes the MP 386 NYC signals in Brimfield, IN.
Yard Goats Save the Day. It's become common knowledge that train crews dislike having "Dash-8's" on mainline trains, especially when they're on the point. From rough riding in the... (more)
I woke to peer out of my Sleeper window of the Capitol Limited as we had stopped and I saw light coming in through the curtain. We were at Toledo, and couldn't resist but to fumble for my camera ... (more)
Deep within the Rocky Mountains during a light snowfall, silence is interrupted as Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr races through Tolland Siding en route to the warmer state of California on J... (more)
A new IDOT Charger leads a late Carl Sandburg west into Galesburg.
Amtrak 197 leads the California Zephyr west through Brookfield
A pair of SDP40Fs in the later styling head up the Coast Starlight as it prepares for departure from Seattle's King St. Station. The units are blocking the southbound main track, thus a BN transfe... (more)
Something old, something new... The last Hiawatha of the night departs the Windy City as it passes under the last stand of Pennsy position lights in Chicago with a new SC-44 doing the honors.
AMTK 100 pushes AMTK 68 past Pointe St-Charles yard before its departure from Central Station in Montreal.
Getting Ready for the Runby: An Amtrak conductor climbs aboard Heritage Unit #156 to get in position for the Autumn Express' photo runby at Rhinecliff-Kingston Station on Saturday, Octobe... (more)
Rounding the bend to a clear home signal at North Chili on a snowy Christmas Eve.
The first 40th Anniversary retro unit, 822, leads the eastbound Maple Leaf through a wintry scene beneath classic New York Central signals (that are now history) on Christmas Eve 2013.