AMTK 11, a P42DC veteran, takes a short spin before being lined for one of the Redondo turntable's "whisker" tracks during its layover in Los Angeles between trips.
Having just arrived on one of Amtraks "Pacific Surfliner" trains, Amtrak P42DC no. 11 rests at the Santa Fe Depot in downtown San Diego, CA as AMTK F59PHi no. 453 is fueled on the next t... (more)
The morning California Zephyr leaves Denver Union Station and heads to California. Looks like they snagged a large tarp somewhere.
Bad weather back east has delayed the arrival of the morning California Zephyr, allowing for a mid-morning sunlit shot. Usually the train arrives in Denver at dawn.
Deep within the Rocky Mountains during a light snowfall, silence is interrupted as Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr races through Tolland Siding en route to the warmer state of California on J... (more)
Nearly six hours late due to the weather conditions back east, the California Zephyr has just passed through the Denver Yard and will back into Denver's Union Station.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals located near Chapelle, NM as a thunderstorm brews overhead.
Having reached the summit of Glorieta Pass, running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes it's way out of Glorieta, NM on a beautifully stormy summer afternoon.
ACS-64 #668 is on its way from being picked up from the Siemens plant, and is the 3rd to the last unit to come off the line. I never thought I'd catch a delivery on the west coast, and just happen... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr is cruising along the former Rio Grande east of Thompson Springs, Utah early on a glorious spring day.
Timing is everything. AMTK 11 leads the California Zephyr out of Denver's Union Station, just as a RTD Hyundai Eagle commuter train passes on its way into the station.
Here we see a triple play as the morning California Zephyr departs Denver while a pair of Hyundai Eagle commuter trains meet, with one heading to Denver's Union Station and the other heading to De... (more)
Cold And Late
Amtrak 49, the westbound Lake Shore Limited blasts through Ogden Dunes, running over 3 hours late today. In the background, steam from the ArcelorMittal Plant in Burn... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief climbs toward the summit of
The Chief leaves westbound pigs in the dust underneath the Santa Fe searchlights at West Baring.