A pretty significant mudslide a few days ago has resulted in massive freight traffic backups and the cancellation of all passenger trains, until today. Cascades 509 is passing under the Tacoma Na... (more)
An Amtrak Cascades train heads south behind a "platypus" cab car.
Amtrak Cascade's Mt. Bachelor talgo set stretches across the Steel Bridge as it prepares to head south for a journey down UP's Brooklyn Subdivision.
One of Amtrak's newer Talgo sets embarks on its journey south to Eugene, crossing the Steel Bridge as it does so.
Amtrak's midday southbound Talgo passes the world's largest egg.
Southbound Amtrak Cascades Train 507, headed by the Seahawks-wrapped NPCU rounds the curve at Gordons Point along Puget Sound. While freight traffic will still use the picturesque water level rou... (more)
Southbound Talgo train about to rattle the planks on Bridge 14 at Chambers Bay along Puget Sound. While freight traffic will still use the picturesque water level route from Nisqually to Tacoma t... (more)
Colorado-BoundFour-day-old Siemens SC-44 diesel-electric passenger locomotives WDTX 1402 and 1403 were found in Amtrak’s Redondo Junction engine facility in downtown Los Angeles on ... (more)
It Had that “New Locomotive” Smell!Just four days out of the factory, and not yet in service, Washington State Department of Transportation 1402, a Siemens SC-44 diesel-electric pas... (more)
So Clean You Could Eat Off the Floor – But We Opted Not ToWashington State Department of Transportation 1402, a Siemens SC-44 diesel-electric passenger locomotive, rolled out of the... (more)
With traffic on Union Pacific gridlocked, Talgo shipped its carbodies to Seattle by truck for final assembly. Three of the cars are seen at a truck stop on US 97.
Amtrak 7 leaves downtown Chicago, Illinois with AMTK 469 in the lead.
Train 505, a weekend scheduled Portland to Eugene conveyance, cruises past a field between Jefferson and Millersburg, Oregon at about ten in the morning with the under-acclaimed "Mater" ... (more)
The Empire Builder arrives into St. Cloud for a crew change nine hours late with a surprise (to me) leader. With a quick crew change here in St. Cloud, the train gained an hour by arriving... (more)
Many fans knew about this, but it was pure luck for me as Amtrak Cascades unit #469 leads the Empire Builder thru Franksville, WI on March 11 of 2017