Bathing in the warm afternoon light in downtown San Diego, AMTK 503 and a trio of private cars from Los Angeles layover at the Santa Fe station as they wait to return home via Amtrak 591 later thi... (more)
The Coast Starlight is receiving passengers at Emeryville on a summer morning. In the distance, Capitol train 721 is waiting for the Starlight to clear the platform, so it can enter the station.
The 6PM Switcher has a single Superliner car in tow. It would drop this car just a few yards further and then the engine would head off for points north. I have absolutely no idea what they were d... (more)
Amtrak #503 was once a frequent visitor to San Diego many years ago when it wore its famed "Pepsi Can" paint scheme. 25 years later, Dash 8's like #503 aren't as frequent visiting "... (more)
Dusk falls on the California Coast as the southbound Coast Starlight runs around the LOF66 at Oxnard.
A rare visitor as AMTK P32-8BWH #503 and AMTK P42DC #93 provide power to Amtrak Empire Builder Train #8 as it pulls in for it's station stop at Red Wing, MN. Photo taken 4/18/15 near MP 370.69 on... (more)
A rare visitor as AMTK P32-8BWH #503 and AMTK P42DC #93 provide power to Amtrak Empire Builder Train #8 while it sits at the station for it's station stop at Red Wing, MN. Photo taken 4/18/15 near... (more)
The dash 8 leading the Empire Builder was a total surprise as it rounded the wye at Merriam Park and took the switch over Prior Avenue and past the "Merriam Park" station sign. I was expect... (more)
Amtrak #503 leads a Thanksgiving Weekend extra south. The train is seen here crossing the swollen Cowlitz River north of Castle Rock.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes good time near Ransom, IL on a late sunny June afternoon behind new General Electric P32BWH locomotives. The "Pepsi can" scheme certainly made shooting Amt... (more)
Amtraks "Southwest Limited" makes it's last station stop before arriving Los Angeles Union Passenger Station at Pasadena
Amtrak 503 passes Oxnard yard, in the siding to meet Metrolink.
Amtrak's 'Desert Wind' awaits a late evening departure from Salt Lake City for Los Angeles. Amtrak purchased 20 B32-8PW units from General Electric in 1991. Today they serve primarily as yard swit... (more)
Pushing a consist of three coaches and APCU 90230 in Cascade scheme, Amtrak 503 doing 60 mph when he pass Eucalyptus Lane downtown Montecito, Ca on a warm and sunny afternoon.
Due to another F59PHI breakdown, the Coach Yard Switcher, AMTK 503, has been pressed into Capitol Corridor service and is seen leading #535 through San Lorenzo at a very high rate of speed.