Amtrak Cascades rolls along the Puget Sound at Steilacoom, but not for long. The inland Point Defiance bypass will move all Amtrak operations off this extremely scenic stretch of railroad.
Amtrak #8, The Empire Builder, stops at the Minot, ND Amtrak depot in May of 1990. A similar view can still be had nearly 27 years later.
A heavy summer rain shower pelts everything in sight, including this Acela Express arriving BWI. Shooting extreme weather events are mostly about being at the right place at the right time.
The work train crew prepares to get ready for a move, and blueish white EMD smoke plumes from the stacks as this oddball of a locomotive revs up.
SUPER Elevation making it look like this locomotive is about ready to tip over. The GP38H-3 is assisting the engineering dept. as they do work on track 3.
Behind E9A No. 429 (ex-UP 956), Amtrak train No 711 slows for a station stop in Merced, CA. The big E-unit still sports its icicle breakers and show shields typical of Union Pacific's Es used on i... (more)
Amtrak No. 331, a Hiawatha Service train from Chicago, arrives at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on the morning of November 13, 2017. The train is powered by ne... (more)
Empire Service train #235 with P32AC-DM 709 and P42DC 79.
The much anticipated new Amtrak station in Rochester, NY opened on October 6, 2017. The new station offers significantly improved parking, wi-fi, ADA access, and a spacious waiting room, amongst o... (more)
Easy like Sunday morning. Amtrak Train 156 (P42DC 47 leading) is an on time departure out of Roanoke, VA on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Service from Roanoke has been operating for less than a month... (more)
The station transport is ready to collect passengers and luggage at Birmingham, Alabama. 176 and 116 arrive with the southbound Crescent, en route to New Orleans.
The St. Louis skyline provides quite the appropriate backdrop for this 56 minute late Amtrak #22 "Texas Eagle" as it leaves the city behind gliding across Terminals' MacArthur Bridge Dis... (more)
The engineer on Empire Service train 284 gives a wave as he's about to pass the Greystone station.
The sun sets on another day in Los Angeles as AMTK 591 and a flurry of other locomotives and private cars bask in the afternoon light on the whisker tracks of the Redondo turntable.
As the sun dips into a small cloud Amtrak's New Orleans bound train 19 rolls through Elizabeth.