Rock Island's train #5, "The Quad City Rocket," departs Chicago on the Bicentennial in 1976. Rock Island was one of a handful of railroads that did not join Amtrak in 1971, forcing them to contin... (more)
Operating in push-mode, a Rock Island commuter train, with F7A 676 for power, passes the old Erie Railroad freight house as it approaches Chicago on Independence Day, 1976.
Rock Island SW1 4801 (ex-Illinois Central 602, nee-IC 9016) works the coach yard in Chicago on Independence Day, 1976. This locomotive was built by EMD in December 1939.
Rock Island's train #11, "The Peoria Rocket," departs Chicago on the Bicentennial in 1976. Rock Island was one of a handful of railroads that did not join Amtrak in 1971, forcing them to continue... (more)
A San Diegan, with a CalTrain commuter coach from the San Francisco commuter trains, arrives in San Diego while another San Diegan prepares to depart.
A pair of F40PHs lead a northbound Amtrak San Diegan as it departs San Diego on its way to Los Angeles.
An Amtrak San Diegan is not far from its final destination of San Diego as it skirts the Pacific Ocean at Del Mar, California. Note the two privately owned dome cars on the rear.
A Barstow to San Diego Santa Fe freight nears the end of its journey as it enters the San Diego area.
A four-unit set of Santa Fe GP60Ms heads upgrade on Cajon Pass in southern California.
Santa Fe "Kodachrome" GP35 2848 (ex-3348, nee-1348) brings a manifest downgrade at Cajon in southern California's Cajon Pass.
ATSF GP60M 146, painted for Maersk for use in a publicity film, passes under the natural overpass at Frost, CA, on August 13, 1990.
Santa Fe GP60M 129 heads west toward the natural crossover at Frost as an eastbound passes on the adjacent track. Just south (railroad west) of Victorville, California, the westbound main crosses... (more)