Running almost an hour late, Amtrak train 79 glistens in the evening light as it passes Pomona Yard in Greensboro, NC on its way south towards Charlotte on July 10, 2018.
The setting sun casts long shadows as this evening's California Zephyr runs past the UP's North Yard and BNSF's intermodal facility and will soon arrive at Denver's Union Station.
Semaphores, code-lines, and the Chief...Not to much has changed at Chapelle, New Mexico over the decades. Sure the fabled 'Route of the Chiefs' is now owned by BNSF and the last Chief standing is ... (more)
This view from Split Rock atop Loudoun Heights overlooking Harpers Ferry, WV and the Potomac Shenandoah Water Gap through the Blue Ridge Mountains on this absolutely gorgeous F... (more)
The Southwest Chief splits the semaphores west of Springer on a nice September morning.
The westbound Southwest Chief conquers Raton Pass on a nice September morning.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight equipment shoves up the LA River on its way into LAUS.
Rumor has it that Metrolink has pulled all the AC4400CW leasers from their trainsets in anticipation of immediate return to BNSF. While I cannot personally confirm that, there was a line of eight ... (more)
Running about 7 hours late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief appears on the west side of Cajon Pass.
West of Springer, NM Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief powers out of a sag just moments before taking a clear signal from the eastern most set of surviving semaphores.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals near Las Vegas, N.M., eastbound on BNSF Railway's main line between Santa Fe, N.M., and Trinidad, Colo.
The Empire Builder makes its way through the Cascade Mountains on the Scenic Sub, passing over Sunset Falls. This is one of the most scenic places I've ever witnessed.
Summer is at its peak as Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 passes beneath the "Devil's Throne" moments prior to entering into Los Cerrillos, NM.
Amtrak's California Zephyr rolls eastbound through the curve at Pinecliffe on a frigid and snowy February afternoon.
On a nice November afternoon Amtrak 19 heads out of Tuscaloosa heading for New Orleans.