The Cardinal departs Chicago for New York, going the long way through Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia and to DC before heading up the NE Corridor line, arriving in NYC 28 hours l... (more)
The southbound Texas Eagle pulls up, to allow the conductor to flag the crossing. Amtrak 184 is in charge, today.
A challenging hike high into the hills gave me a bird's eye view of the big curve at Troy. A short time later, 184 and its brother came along, belching out exhaust as they worked hard to pull the... (more)
Shorty. The 3-car Zephyr rolls through a s-curve just East of the Cresta Powerhouse with the P42 sporting a "WP LIVES" bumper sticker on the nose. Thanks, WPRM!
Fall colors grace the rocky canyon walls as the California Zephyr Recreation rolls Westbound along the Feather River.
The Zephyr Recreation rolls along the Feather River and nears the PG&E Cresta Powerhouse Dam.
The CZ recreation rolls Westward down the Canyon and crosses the Rock Creek Trestle.
A special train using three ex-California Zephyr cars was operated between Oakland and Portola, CA to mark the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Western Pacific.
100. To this date, 100 years ago, the Western Pacific completed the their Transcontinental Railroad. An excursion train has came to a smooth stop on the Keddie Wye to celebrate this histori... (more)
Dam cool! Running about a hour behind schedule, a California Zephyr "recreation" rolls West down the Feather River Canyon on the 100th Anniversary of the completion of WP's Transcontinental... (more)
Amtrak 184 leads afternoon train 66 out of Williamsburg Virginia bound for Richmond, Fredericksburg and points north.
Amtrak 184 brings train 66 to a stop at the station in Williamsburg, VA.
As car attendants monitor last-minute boarding, the eastbound Empire Builder prepares to resume its journey, some three hours off the advertised. A green GP39 resting in the yard preserves some o... (more)
The Empire Builder cruises to St. Paul where it will be turned to become tonight's westbound #7. Flooding in Wisconsin has kept this train from running to and from Chicago for almost a week.
Just minutes out of LAUPT, the eastbound Southwest Chief crosses the Los Angeles River on the Redondo Flyover and will soon enter BNSF trackage for the trip east to Chicago.