A pretty significant mudslide a few days ago has resulted in massive freight traffic backups and the cancellation of all passenger trains, until today. Cascades 509 is passing under the Tacoma Na... (more)
The southbound Silver Star rolls over Neabsco Creek on its way to Miami.
Amtrak 207 leads the Eastbound Southwest Chief at Jansen, CO just outside its next station stop of Trinidad at the foot of Raton Pass. Fishers Peak, the mountain behind the train, is a unmissable ... (more)
The 207 prepares to bring the Cardinal south out of Washington DC.
AMTK 207 makes its way downgrade at Gallinas, CO on the beautiful Raton Pass.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief departs Raton, NM as it begins its climb up Raton Pass. Storm clouds out in Eastern New Mexico and Western Texas build up as the train passes by us in much nicer weather.
The conductor of Amtrak #4 "Southwest Chief" gives us a friendly wave as they pass through the iconic intermediate semaphore signals at 722.1 near Wagon Mound, NM.
Eastbound "Cardinal" heading for its stop at Culpeper near sunset
Amtraks famed "City of New Orleans" was crossing Pass Manchac channel connecting Lake Ponchartrain with Lake Mauredpas at Manchac on it's last lap into New Orleans.
Amtrak crossing the Willamette River Railroad Bridge. The span was built by the SP&S railroad in 1908 and continues to serve traffic of the BNSF railroad and leasers of the line.
Dashing through the snow, seen here Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 makes it's way through Canyoncito, NM, on a brutally cold winter afternoon.
Four P42s put on a good smoke show as they accelerate the eastbound Empire Builder out of Detroit Lakes.
Amtrak 8, the eastbound "Empire Builder", is seen with 2 extra P42DCs and 3 Iowa Pacific passenger cars. Making it a healthy sized Amtrak train. Seen here highballing the signals at Griz... (more)
The longest Empire Builder I've personally seen climbs through the Lake Park curves on a perfect summer morning behind four locomotives.
Amtrak 207 and 816 are leading the Eastbound California Zephyr.