Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief arrives in Raton, NM for an on-time stop on its two day trek from Chicago to Los Angeles. The trackage in the foreground is a reminder of how busy this ro... (more)
Catching the late evening sun at Levy, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief observes a maximum passenger speed of 79MPH as it glides through the Santa Fe semaphore signals at West Levy.
In an odd way, there's something pretty neat about waiting for a train in the countryside during a blinding snow storm. It's unlike any other type of railfanning I've done. Aside from the obviou... (more)
On a hazy, foggy morning, coke loads wait their turn after leaving St. Paul while a tardy Empire Builder races by on main one heading for Chicago.
A special runs back to CUS after picking up passengers for a charity event reportedly hosted by Oprah. Taken from Hinsdale Fire Dept Truck with the help of Andy and Pat.
A chartered train for attendees of an event at Union Station rests at Hinsdale while the passengers board. The train ran west from Chicago, then changed ends at Hinsdale to head back east. This ke... (more)
This one's for numerologists-number 123 being repositioned at Amtrak's coach yard on a perfect blue sky day!
Running wrong main on the Metropolitan Sub, P030 makes its way east through Brunswick, beneath a deep blue sky.
The Southbound Palmetto went into emegency after the conductor reported smelling smoke. I found out later that the unit overheated, which is not surprising as it was 100 dergee's earlier in the da... (more)
P42 departs westbound out of Paoli Station with the Pennsylvanian.
The northbound Cardinal is running about a hour late as it races by the north end of Romney. The Cardinal is due at Crawfordvilles at 7:28am, which was the last stop before this photo. This train ... (more)
Amtrak blows by the clean laundry on the line in the backyard.
Amtrak FP7 #123 (ex-SP #6461) is leading the Eastbound San Joaquin over the fire damaged trestle at Middle River. #123 was the only SP FP7 which never wore Amtrak paint.
The east bound Ann Rutledge crosses over the Meramec River heading for St. Louis, MO.
Southbound Autotrain crosses the St. Johns River (Lake Monroe) on ex-ACL bridge heading for Sanford