The eastbound Southwest Chief has an eclectic assortment of equipment today. Along with two standard Phase V P42s, the Veterans P42 is joined by brand new Amtrak Midwest Charger 4630 and two Horiz... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through scenic rock bluffs of New Mexico.
Pine King was built for the Santa Fe by Budd as a 10-6 Sleeper, and had been re-purposed by Amtrak as a crew dorm car on eastern single level long distance trains. Some windows were removed in th... (more)
A herd of Amfleet Capstone food cars sit stored near the old coaling tower at the Wilmington Shops. Later, many of these cars were rebuilt into coaches for added capacity with the first being renu... (more)
I was on assigned to Sunnyside yard and worked a few midnight shifts in the summer of 2006. Imagine my surprise to find a sign painted on the brick of a building for Pullman Porter sign out. I fe... (more)
While driving on I-81 I'd noticed a white E unit for quite some time. One day when I had some time, I decided to wander around and see if I could get closer to find out what it was. To my surpri... (more)
The Coast Starlight descends the Cuesta Grade outside of San Luis Obispo. PPE on.
One of the prototype Viewliner Sleepers with original Phase III script lettering.
Former Metroliners of various fates. The car on the left was converted to a "Michigan Coach" while the car in the center was converted to a cab control car. It is missing its fiberglass shroud. ... (more)
The 742 was prepped for sale at the Wilmington Shops after decades of service switching terminals on the east coast in Albany-Rensselaer and Washington DC.
The former NYC station in Utica, NY has been serving passengers since 1914 and is a a beautiful building inside and out.
Amtrak Cascades rolls along the scenic Puget Sound on a rainy morning as it passes over a bridge in Stielacoom. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is in the background.
Amtrak Cascades skirts the scenic Puget Sound as it rolls past the ferry dock in Stielacoom.
Amtrak Cascades skirts the scenic Puget Sound at Tacoma, WA.
Amtrak Cascades passes the scenic Chamber Bay golf course, and the two spans of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge can be seen in the distance.