Amtrak 154 leads the westbound Empire Builder along the north bank of the Columbia River.
I took my family out to Winter Rail this year via Amtrak's Empire Builder to Portland. On the trip home I spent some time on the rear end seeing what I could see. Here we are about 13 mile east of... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder departs Chicago and heads west towards Seattle and Portland, passing under the Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge at CP Morgan. Locomotives:AMTK 154 P42DCA... (more)
The Wolverine rolls across Trail Creek on the Amtrak swing bridge. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
Running just over 6 hours late, Amtrak 92 comes into Columbia around 10am as they cross over the Congaree River.
FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) "Office of Safety" car behind the locomotives as the northbound "Crescent" heads for its stop at Manassas
The Southwest Chief passes Holbrook
Amtrak's eastbound "Southwest Chief" hustles past the old ATSF depot in Holbrook at 79mph.
Amtrak train #58, "The City of New Orleans" heads north through Champaign, IL passing CN's M342 who is feeling before heading south for Memphis.
As seen from atop of a tree, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 reaches the summit of Glorieta Pass and now begins to negotiate the downgrade trek.
Amtrak 154 barrels south through Lockport with the southbound Texas Eagle.
Number 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, is "one-lungged" today after giving his second unit to #5 at Denver the evening before. The train is now 5 hours late as it passes BNSF's Gibson Yard in... (more)
A northbound Hoosier State collides with a trailer containing powdered cement. Only minor injuries occurred and the passengers were bused to Chicago.
Amtrak PO 29 heads west in Brunswick MD as the sun starts to sit.