Amtrak Empire Service rolls southbound along the Hudson River in the fall with a fresh looking Phase III livery with Empire Service decals.
A southbound Empire Service train skirts the Hudson River on a blustery fall day.
The sole former GO Transit NPCU with the Pere Marquette. This locomotive was one of six purchased by Amtrak from GO Transit in 1990, and was the only one to stay on the roster beyond the early 200... (more)
Chicago Union Station on a rainy spring night.
The original Amtrak Veterans unit heads up an assortment of different cars as part of an equipment display for the kickoff Amtrak Train Days event, the short lived successor to National Train Day.... (more)
I woke to peer out of my Sleeper window of the Capitol Limited as we had stopped and I saw light coming in through the curtain. We were at Toledo, and couldn't resist but to fumble for my camera ... (more)
BNSF passes an old SD18 at the grain elevator in Hinton.
Twin SD18s rest at the grain elevator in Hinton.
Rounding the bend to a clear home signal at North Chili on a snowy Christmas Eve.
Stop Signal displayed on this cold dwarf that could tell quite a story or two, if only it could talk.
Eastbound through Chili, NY when the classic New York Central signals were still around.
The first 40th Anniversary retro unit, 822, leads the eastbound Maple Leaf through a wintry scene beneath classic New York Central signals (that are now history) on Christmas Eve 2013.
Hugging the Puget Sound will no longer be experienced at this location after today. Tomorrow, passenger trains will move to the $181 million inland "Point Defiance bypass" route.... (more)
Farewell to Passenger Rail Service Here. After today, passenger trains will cease to run on these tracks. With tomorrow's switch to the $181 million "inland Point Defiance bypass,&qu... (more)
The one that got away... Most folks are surprised to know that an Amtrak Pacific Parlour car was sold and has been in private hands for years. This was a necessary measure to pay for the ... (more)