100 mph pan view of the eastbound "Pennsylvanian"
Running more than 9 hours behind schedule, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr charged head on into a blizzard in Spanish Fork Canyon.
Canton Viaduct was built by the Boston & Providence Rail Road in 1835 to support the tiny locomotives of the day, and now, well past its 175th birthday, it carries Acelas. Back in 1980 one of the ... (more)
Today began the start of Daylight Savings Time which fortunately gives us an extra hour of daylight. In the late afternoon sun around 5:30 PM, AMTK NPCU No. 406 leads the eastbound Ski Train "... (more)
The morning California Zephyr leaves Denver's Union Station and the ever changing skyline behind as it heads to the Moffat Tunnel and onto California.
The Sunday only Empire Service train 254 departs Rensselaer for New York City with the Albany skyline in the background.
Amtrak 500 brings up the rear of the Leavenworth Snow Train as it waits in Winton siding for a BNSF freight to roll by westbound. The train is en route to Leavenworth for an afternoon of snowy act... (more)
The Christmas spirit is present in San Diego as a Christmas tree above a skyscrapers adds to the backdrop while AMTK 90208 is prepped to lead the northbound addition of LARail.com's Pearl Harbor D... (more)
In a scene that's become all too familiar this Winter, Amtrak 135 leads the eastbound "California Zephyr" through the S-Curves at Yuba Pass.
Rounding the curve and headstrong into a harsh Sierra Blizzard, Amtrak's Eastbound California Zephyr rolls through Yuba Pass.
Happy railfans wave on the outbound Empire Builder led by the Cascades unit. Quite the sight to see this consist in Chicago headed through the Pennsy Signals!
The last Capitol of the day has just departed Sacramento. It is about to rattle over the diamond with the Yolo Short Line. The shortline trackage was originally electrified, using a third rail.
A late running Amtrak westbound Southwest Chief passes Cajon station in the early morning.