Washington Union Station
California Coulter Pine tree, turquoise Pacific Ocean, white sandy beach, and Pacific Surfliner! This scenic location has been well documented, but never gets old. I was thrilled to get such fav... (more)
A Northeast Regional makes its station stop at dusk as a BWI airport shuttle bus gets snarled by some folks parked where they're not supposed to be.
Acela Express rounds the bend during golden hour.
A P42 comes down off the pit at Ivy City to await a train it will take out of town southbound.
The eastbound Empire Builder passes St. Mary's church as it briefly skirts scenic Pewaukee Lake.
A new era. The interior of the first Viewliner II Diner to enter revenue service is a welcome, warm and contemporary atmosphere. These cars will ultimately replace the last of the Heritage... (more)
Viewliner I vs Viewliner II. On the left is Viewliner II Diner #68001, and on the right is Viewliner I Sleeper 62017. Viewliner II cars have subtle body changes, including a smooth seam in... (more)
You don't see this everyday. A Superliner II Sightseer Lounge coupled to a Viewliner I Sleeper. The cars cannot operate like this as aside from it being impossible to go from one car to th... (more)
Behind the Scenes. Ann of the Amtrak Marketing Department scrutinizes photos on a computer screen inside the first Viewliner II Dining car to have entered revenue service. A major photo sh... (more)
Amtrak heads down the streets of town.
The Amtrak station in Omaha is a well preserved classic example (with the exception of the missing arrow logo on the exterior) of the 1970s/1980s era Amtrak cookie cutter station design that helpe... (more)
Cars pull up and roll out of the station as the California Zephyr makes its nightly stop.
Making its way up a steep grade, the westbound California Zephyr twists and turns its way through the scenic mountains. I believe this is somewhere in Colorado.