The northbound Coast Starlight is nearing its next passenger stop at Dunsmuir.
P42 112 is looking pretty clean, and is a good example of the full Phase V livery including the red sill stripe across the nose, and Amtrak Blue number board with white frutiger numbers.
The Texas Eagle and a Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis train are neck and neck at the station.
Hours late, the Coast Starlight is about to reach the end of the climb out of the Sacramento River Canyon, around 20 minutes after departing Dunsmuir.
Shortly before leaning into the sweeping curve just north of Camarillo, the private car "Cyrus K. Holiday" has its rear platform blasted by the golden light of sunset as it brings up the... (more)
Racing the setting sun, Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight approaches the sweeping curve at Camarillo as it nears the one hour mark from its final destination of Los Angeles Union Station.
A clutter-free yard this morning, very rare to not have cars for CSXT staged in the background.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief is running over eight hours late due to hitting a vehicle just east of Trinidad, CO. As a result, this provided for some rare daylight mileage for Amtrak across ... (more)
The Capitol Limited passes by the historic Point of Rocks station that sits at the junction of the CSX Metropolitan and Old Main Lines. The station was built in 1873 by E. F. Baldwin for the Balti... (more)
Amtrak 6 the Zephyr hurries across the High desert of eastern Utah.
Every once and awhile you find yourself in exactly the right place, at exactly the right time; and this was definitely one of those times. Seen here, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 idles on... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 slowly negotiates the twists and turns of scenic Glorieta Pass on an absolutely beautiful early spring afternoon.
Departing DC with the Capitol building in the background
Amtrak No. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder crosses Gaynor trestle over Nason Creek at MP 1696 near Berne, WA. This train had two units, a deadhead Superliner car and four private cars on the rear.
A trio of P42s lead the California Zephyr west along the Carquinez Strait shoreline.