The westbound California Zephyr emerges from the short Tunnel 29 alongside one of the gnarliest sections of South Boulder Creek.
Springtime in the Rockies: Amtrak train No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs up the 2 percent grade between Tunnels 8 and 10 west of Plainview, Colorado, on the morning of June 8, 2013. Above the ... (more)
A detoured southbound Coast Starlight rolls through Bealville on a beautiful spring afternoon on Tehachapi Pass.
Amtrak 129 leads the southbound Coast Starlight into Oakland's Jack London Square.
The last of three detoured southbound Coast Starlight grinds uphill through Caliente on Tehachapi Pass.
Eastbound Cardinal rolls through a distinctly C&O scene near Hinton, Wv.
The "Cardinal" heads north towards Manassas late in the day
Making Progress. Amtrak Coast Starlight #11 passes by the new Oregon Railroad Heritage Foundation Facility. It may not look like much now but it will soon, the foundation is set and the rai... (more)
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight works its way through the golden Tehachapi hills as it approaches the west portal of Tunnel 2. The Starlight is detouring due to bridge work on the coast line.
An eastbound coal haul waits on the eastbound main while the late Capital Limited hurries east on the westbound track to it's Cumberland stop.
The southbound Texas Eagle begins its 32 hour journey to San Antonio.
Westbound Amtrak "Missouri River Runner" slowly working its way out of Kirkwood through a backdrop of beautiful fall foliage on an absolutely perfect mid October day
I spent today scouting out locations to shoot the UP 3985 "Challenger" when it arrives in St. Louis next week and found this Hampton Avenue overpass at Manchester to be a great spot. Before I lef... (more)
Amtrak 129 switching 496 and 498 (all units are ex-PC)
An outbound Hiawatha service passes an inbound Empire Builder at the A-2 cross-over. Note the CPLs, some of the last in Chicago.