Easy like Sunday morning. Amtrak Train 156 (P42DC 47 leading) is an on time departure out of Roanoke, VA on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Service from Roanoke has been operating for less than a month... (more)
Arriving 20mins late, Amtrak #19 the southbound Crescent begins to decelerate for a station stop in Anniston. Next stop is Birmingham, AL plus several more after that, till its last one near the ... (more)
Making its way up a steep grade, the westbound California Zephyr twists and turns its way through the scenic mountains. I believe this is somewhere in Colorado.
Amtrak 47 leads the westbound Southwest Chief under the Q signals at West Eola.
This is the platform of the temporary Amtrak station in Denver that was used while Union Station was being reworked. It was located just across the way from the Rockies ball stadium.
The California Zephyr speeds along the Colorado River enroute to Denver, CO.
Amtrak service to Mars! A near on-time eastbound California Zephyr passes through the lunar landscape of Floy, Utah, eastbound on the Rio Grande mainline between Solitude and Floy. T... (more)
California Zephyr passes the wonderful looking scenery at Floy.
The crew changes on the California Zephyr at Grand Junction. Note the old water cars in the background.
A light layer of ice builds up on the truck of a P42.
Stormy skies loom as the California Zephyr sits stopped in emergency after coming close to striking two trespassers walking down the tracks. An employee guards the open door from which the conduc... (more)
The crew secures a cable knocked lose by snow and ice. Photo taken with permission and necessary PPE.
Passengers off of the California Zephyr head into the station at the end of the line.
Note the 790 and 791, looking like the end may be near with new genset switchers taking over.
California Zephyr station stop, Frazer/Winter Park.