Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 climbs Donner Pass on its way to Emeryville, Calif., from Chicago. Photo taken from Silver Lariat, a privately owned CB&Q business car.
Tight fit for the Zephyr... The Emeryville-bound westbound Zephyr No. 5 slices through a countless number of tunnels on Union Pacific's Donner Pass route in northern California. Photo taken... (more)
Could it really be 2017? Amtrak California Zephyr trains Nos. 5 and 6 meet just east of Glenwood Springs Canyon both featuring privately owned dome lounge cars. Here, we look east fr... (more)
Unique find in the Nebraska flatlands... A former Indiana Railroad EMD SD10 idles with a cut of freight hoppers at ARS' Grand Island facility in rural Nebraska. The old SD10 is an original ... (more)
Unique find in the Nebraska flatlands... A former Indiana Railroad EMD SD10 switches freight cars at ARS' Grand Island facility in Nebraska. The vintage SD10 was originally built for the Mi... (more)
After leaving Winslow, a Santa Fe-painted EMD GP60 No. 196 and two other veteran GPs lead a local freight to the Apache interchange at Holbrook.
The new workhorses of the Northeast Corridor, Siemens' ACS-64 locomotives, rest at Washington Union Station in this early March 2017 view.
As seen from Washington Union Station's track No. 30, a quartet of Siemens-built ACS-64 locomotives rest in-between passenger trains on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into Burlington, Iowa, as seen from CZ car Silver Lariat.
West coast-bound passengers boarding Amtrak's California Zephyr pause briefly to appreciate the three CZ cars bringing up the markets, as seen from Chicago Union Station a few minutes befor... (more)
An outbound Metra commuter train departs Chicago Union Station as seen from California Zephyr dome car Silver Lariat.
Racing into the sunset... Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 glides across the Utah desert at sundown as seen from the dome car Silver Lariat.
As seen from California Zephyr car, the Silver Lariat, we look back at the Silver Rapids and Silver Solarium as they traverse the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe on the rear of Amtrak C... (more)
Three California Zephyr cars feel right at home inside Denver's Union Station on the rear of Amtrak Zephyr No. 5. Soon, the three cars: the Silver Lariat, Silver Rapids, and Silver Solarium... (more)
Covered with a fresh layer of snow, the only C&O cantilever signal on the Big Coal Subdivision stands guard at the E.E. Big Coal Bypass near Sproul, W.Va., in south central West Virginia.