The CalTrain heritage NPCU (F40 Zombie) will lead the day's 718 to Bakersfield, but is trailing here as the equipment deadheads into the station.
Running about 7 hours late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief appears on the west side of Cajon Pass.
The westbound Texas Eagle crosses the Trinity River flood plain with the stunning, blue Fountain Place skyscraper for a backdrop.
Westbound Amtrak California Zephyr No. 5 rounds through the curve across the Colorado River from Rancho Del Rio.
West of Springer, NM Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief powers out of a sag just moments before taking a clear signal from the eastern most set of semaphore intermediates at MP 706.
Northeast Regional train #129, bound for Washington DC, arrives in Metropark during a Friday evening commute as NJ Transit Northeast Corridor Line train #3862, with Multilevel Cab Car #7055 traili... (more)
I've been actively documenting the in's & out's of Amtrak's Auto Train since 1986, having lived near both terminuses of Lorton and Sanford, and I've seen so many unusual things....but never this. ... (more)
A northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner of the day heads over Gaviota Trestle on a fine summer evening.
Quite a bit happening in old Rand Yard this morning. Left to right it's K950, A766, P301 and P053. Auto Train had four motors this morning and, as you can see by the hunchback, the second is CSX... (more)
P42DC 48 gets "all 8 of them" as Amtrak's City of New Orleans highballs Union Station.
Amtrak P097 accelerates through Folkston, GA on a beautiful and humid morning near the Okefenokee Swamp.
Amtrak #6 California Zephyr passes through an S curve east of Thompson, UT during the morning of 9/21/16. The Zephyr is led by Amtrak Heritage locomotive #184 and is running on Union Pacific's Gre... (more)
Head end changes occur in Washington, where electric motors are swapped for diesels and vice versa.
Amtrak Police K-9 unit training at Washington Union Station. Aziz has a toy in his mouth; a sure sign he did a good job.