Spring Snow Spring can sometimes throw weather curve balls in the upper midwest, a very late Empire Builder cruises past the CP Depot in Hastings after a mid-March snow storm. Amtrak had al... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian passes Alto Tower as it prepares to make its station stop in Altoona.
Located 36 miles southwest of La Junta, Colorado along US-HWY 350 and BNSF's Raton Subdivision is the last remaining active Wig-Wag crossing on any Class I railroad. Seen here, running on time, AM... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder, already several hours late, highballs past Rondout tower.
It's a warm North Dakota day as the eleven hour late eastbound Empire Builder rolls southward out of Grandin and past the future location of a siding.
Amtrak's Texas Eagle crosses the Blanco River and the old Post Road as it proceeds north along the Balcones Escarpment bound for Fort Worth and Dallas and eventually Chicago.
Amtrak P42 24 leads the westbound California Zephyr through Western Springs.
Waiting for a southbound train to bring out of town.
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal resumes track speed after observing a 10MPH slow order across the Hawks Nest bridge. The late evening sunshine in the summer months permits daytime photos of Amt... (more)
Running just about on time is Amtrak's westbound "Capitol Limited," Train 29. The now closed WB Tower is planned to be moved off its current foundation on CSX Property and relocated to a location... (more)
Amtrak 98 accelerates into Satsuma after a brief speed restriction due to signal issues. The piles of ties are from a track improvement project earlier this year.
The morning Cardinal running late slows to check for passengers at Thurmond.
VIA 98/AMTK63, the Maple Leaf, prepares for a station stop less than one mile ahead in Grimsby.
The Empire Builder crossing the Flathead River, next stop Belton/West Glacier .
Turns out that an Amtrak train is at the end of the rainbow today. Not quite what I was expecting.