The workhorse of Amtrak’s California Zephyr has been the GE P42DC engine, also known by the name ‘Genesis’. The engine’s 4,250 horsepower engine has a maximum speed of 110 mph and they were built... (more)
Montreal to New York train at Crown Point
Just 40 miles into its 1388-mile journey from Seattle to Los Angeles, Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight coils into Tacoma, WA, on an early spring day. The Tacoma Dome was under construction in ... (more)
It's a busy couple minutes at Tacoma Union Station as the Seattle-Portland Mount Rainier, Amtrak train 796, departs southbound while the northbound Coast Starlight completes its station work. Trai... (more)
Along the River: Amtrak train 580 rolls along the LA river on its way south to San Diego. In the background, the new 6th Street Bridge is under construction.
Racing Through the Valley: The Coast Starlight races along through the Salinas River Valley as it nears the town of Bradley.
The California Zephyr rounds Big Ten Curve as it heads to Denver.
Number 6 is crossing the Platte River near Ashland.
The Lake Shore Limited is traveling East on Saturday morning and will soon be arriving in the Rochester Station.
Amtrak GE P40DC 810 leads train 35 the Desert Wind passing, Santa Fe C40-8W 936 at San Bernardino, California.
Dash-8 Leader: The 500 series P32-BWH locomotives rarely lead trains on Amtrak anymore but every once in a while, you'll see one leading to Coast Starlight. Here, 507 leads train 11 through... (more)
Two Amtrak Keystone's meet at the curve by Berwyn station, one train pushed east towards Philadelphia, and eventually New York City, the other being pulled west towards Harrisburg, PA.
An Amtrak Regional Express led by ACS-64 No. 629 rounds the super-elevated curve on the express track through Claymont station in Delaware. Sometime in 2020, this station will be replaced with th... (more)