Amtrak Lake Shore Limited slows for Elkhart station stop
The Obama unit gets a bath.
Amtrak's Empire Builder from Seattle rolls through the junction with Metra's Fox Lake Line at Rondout, just 30 miles from an on-time arrival in Chicago.
On a 100 degree July morning, the station work has been completed, the operating crews changed, and the EB California Zephyr is about to depart Grand Junction for Denver and Chicago.
The Westbound Empire Builder departs the Dells and passes over the Wisconsin River.
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited approaches Hammond-Whiting station at track speed.
The eastbound California Zephyr rolls out of the setting sun at Kremmling, CO.
Double-Headed SurflinerMost of Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner trains run with high-level cars built for California service. But there are still one or two sets of cars th... (more)
Engineer Kyle Ellis is getting Amtrak Train 4 back up to 90 MPH on Main Track 1 of the BNSF Marceline Sub. after crossing the Missouri River Bridge at Sibley, running on time out of KCY.
Amtrak 44 - A Reminder of Better DaysAfter several days of typical Seattle mist and gloom, the sun burned through on January 23, 2017. While cold, it was sunny as Amtrak's Coast... (more)
The Coast Starlight rolls downgrade into San Luis Obispo around the mini horseshoe curve.
Late westbound Empire Builder at Maryhill, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
A the sun climbs over the horizon, Amtrak 80, the "Carolinian," leans into the curve just south of CP "Duke." The train has just crossed over the Yadkin river having departed i... (more)
The westbound Capitol Limited passes through downtown Gaithersburg, Maryland.