The 470 brings up the markers on this Amtrak Cascades train headed into the station at Edmonds with a ferry in the background. The F59PHI locomotives have been a mainstay since the inception of t... (more)
AMT 1330 leads AMT 78 towards its first stop on the island of Montreal at Lasalle station on a snowy morning.
Finally completed. AMT 1329 is pushing AMT 61 towards its next stop at Dorval as it kicks up the snow. The train is passing under a set of overpasses that link Autoroute 20 with the Montrea... (more)
Through the smoke and flames. Tip-toeing toward the MP 387.9 grade crossing, with an XH to have its train's conductor come out and flag due to power outages, Amtrak 761 crawls through Fair... (more)
Fire, Water and the Pacific Surfliner. Hurrying past the ever growing the Thomas Fire, Amtrak 769 passes through Seacliff as it heads north for its next station stop of Carpinteria. Later ... (more)
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.
It was well below freezing in Montreal today and a bit of snow fell, so I figured I'd post a shot from a very cold morning last winter.... Here F59PHI AMT 1325 pushes a deadhead move towards the S... (more)
With its layover in San Luis Obispo complete, Amtrak 796 exits the Amtrak spur track and trundles onto the Coast Subdivision as it makes its way to the depot to load up.
Approaching a 1909 built trestle, that crosses over the Ventura river in Emma Wood State Park, this Amtrak Surliner heads north, leaving Ventura in late afternoon light in fall.
Living up to its name, Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner 'surfs' along the California coast line as it races across the iconic trestle at Gaviota in the afternoon light with the private cars "Overla... (more)
AMT 20 with AMT 1326 splits the signals after boarding passengers at nearby Cedar Park Station.
A bridge too far... Not quite as intense as the movie "A Bridge Too Far," this ex-Southern Pacific bridge located just north of the Ventura station top is one of the hardest to s... (more)
In the San Francisco Bay Area, Capitol Corridor Train No. 737 Sacramento to San Jose, rounds the curve at the iconic C and H Sugar Refinery on Carquinez Straits at Crockett Ca. Since 1906 the pla... (more)
Ex-GO Transit F59PH AMT 1342 leads AMT 76 during the morning rush hour on CP's impressive bridge over the St. Lawrence River.
One week only. Due to emergency work being performed on Route 138 in Montreal this week, Candiac-line trains had extra cars added, and even one train consisting entirely of multilevel cars.... (more)