Back when it looked like North Dakota may actually have a real winter, a freight unit lends a hand to a very late eastbound Empire Builder accelerating southward out of Grand Forks.
The sun is starting to break through the fog bank as Amtrak #7 breaks out of the fog at Gold Bar, WA just after sunrise on 1/27/07.
Amtrak's Empire Builder finally reaches the Twin Cities station in St. Paul after a couple days of fiasco in the form of locomotive problems and weather out west. Apparently, the BNSF unit was on... (more)
Amtrak 161 leads train #11 (13) out of Tunnel 5 and up the Tehachapi's at Cliff.
The eastbound Empire Builder is about two hours late, but making up time as it zips along the single track between Becker and Big Lake.
Amtrak pulls away from the Amshed passing Hunt tower.
A freindly wave from a crew member as the Silver Meteor streaks south, although in 5 miles, the train will stop at the Jacksonville Amtrak station.
The evening westbound Quincy train passes up a special on track 3 to pick up passengers from Hinsdale to CUS. The guy who biked to the bridge is either unaware the special's coming up behind him ... (more)
The inbound Saluki hits the hump in the St. Charles Air Line that helps it clear Canal Street, which in turn is over the Canal Street Wye. Below, a Metra train awaits the afternoon rush.
Inbound Missouri Service heads under Canal Street and over the Canal Street Wye, just minutes from its Chicago Union Station destination.
Amtrak's southbound Crescent passes through Douglasville Ga.
Sundays Pennsylvanian gets underway to tackle the West Slope just out of the Johnstown Amtrak Station.
The Amtrak #43 Pennsylvanian banks hard westbound away from Septa's Malvern Station on a beautiful afternoon.
Amtrak 53, the s/b Auto Train, flies through Ashland.
Thanks to Roman for helping with the editing.
The Southwest Chief is rocketing along jointed rail as it splits the semaphores at Colmor, NM. Yes, these classic signals are still standing, but for how much longer?