Amtrak Nose Study #1Amtrak P42DC 2 as seen at the Redondo Junction engine facility in Los Angeles, California, on April 15, 2017. Built by General Electric in August 1996. Phot... (more)
One of the regular Pooch-wannabe units assigned to Auto Train service is reacting to the throttle as the train has cleared the switch out of their facility onto the main.
The locals call it May Gray. During this time of year fog rolls in off the ocean and moves inland. Southbound No. 11 the Coast Starlight has a impressive lashup today. Along with the usual P42's a... (more)
P097 running behind schedule by 2 hours through Callahan, FL at 79mph leaving triple track for double.
The Coast Starlight stops at Klamath Falls on Thanksgiving morning 1994. There are lots of smokers braving the chill to blaze up.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief uses up every bit of its allotted 79mph trackside as it traverses through an elevated cut near Waldo, NM. Moments prior to meeting its eastbound counterpart, th... (more)
Running a bit late on its eastbound trip across Donner Pass, Amtrak's California Zephyr is about to duck into the snowshed at Norden. Trailing is Budd observation car "Dagny Taggart", formerly NYC... (more)
"Silver Meteor" has five private cars on the tail end today.
The units that work Sanford Auto Train remain the cleanest on Amtrak's roster, having to pass thru the washrack at least four times a day. After years of being a wide-open trespassing spot betwee... (more)
The daily "Silver Star" has #2 up front today, it has passed here so many times with its sister #1, even in the days of "Sunset Limited" service when they were famously paired ... (more)
Amtrak heritage unit #145 leads the eastbound Pennsylvanian through Lily, PA.
With the snow-covered Rockies shining brightly in the distance, Amtrak’s Southwest Limited curves around the iconic Wootton Ranch. This was the one-time home of Richens “Uncle Dick” Wootton... (more)
Amtrak 92 leads the Pennsylvanian west through MP 249.
Having just joined the Grand Trunk at CP Gord, Train 350 slows for its next station stop. If you look behind the train the Michigan line curves of the Right toward Kalamazoo. The Grand Trunk conti... (more)