Cincinnati Union Terminal (CUT) is a magnificent structure inside and out, and is my favorite of all stations currently served by Amtrak for its design detail.
The Maple Leaf departs Rochester over High Falls on Amtrak's Empire Service line in the winter with fresh snow and ice on nearby trees.
Rochester's new station boasts many improvements over the former establishment it replaced, which was built by Amtrak in 1978 as the first of its kind consisting of a standardized design for the r... (more)
Were the "good old days" really better than today? I've found that when looking back upon the past, memories of better things are what tend to live on over time. I suppose it's on... (more)
In retirement is former SAL 6051/SCL 5023 Baggage Dorm car that was involved in the 1994 derailment of the Lake Shore Limited near Batavia, NY. It retains its original paneled door.
RISING FROM THE DEAD! ...I wish. This oddball factory rebuilt former New York Central 16-10 Slumbercoach was Amtrak's Vermillion Harbor that derailed in 1994 as part of the Lake Shore Limit... (more)
The Zig Zag ...Someone saw a perfect opportunity to make the flow of stripes transition from locomotives and single level cars to Superliners with the Hi-Level step up coaches turned coach/... (more)
A Leslie 3 chime is a rarity on most major carriers, but especially Amtrak.
902 and a lot of signage. I wonder what way the station is?
The 921 brings a Northeast Regional out of Union Tunnel approaching Penn Station, and off to the right the sun illuminates the survey marker proudly displaying "Pennsylvania RR" on one s... (more)
A trio likely never to be seen together again. AEM-7 909, ACS-64 623 and HHP-8 651 are shuffled around by SW1000r 792, representing three generations of Amtrak mainline electric power on t... (more)
One of the prototype Viewliner Sleepers with interior accommodations removed to be used as a test bed for future projects.
A true heritage unit with a special dedication. Pete began his Amtrak career in 1994 and worked his way up through several crafts, ranging from servicing toilets, to working in K Tower as a... (more)
A true heritage unit with a special dedication. Blair Slaughter puts the finishing touches onto the 794's dedication decals for Pete Grosso. Pete began his Amtrak career in 1994 and worked ... (more)