A late running Southwest Chief greets the early morning sun on Santa Fe's Crookton Cutoff at Eagle Nest, Arizona.
On a bright afternoon in April 1974, Amtrak an San Diegan, heading from San Diego to Los Angeles, approaches the Lemon Street grade crossing as it slows for the station stop in Fullerton, C... (more)
On the last day of 1992, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #572 arrives in Los Angeles, California. The train, seen passing Los Angeles Union Station's Terminal Tower, is powered by one of only 20 ... (more)
The Coast Starlight departs SLO
A new Amtrak GE P32BH stands tall at Chicago, Illinois, flanked by an older EMD F40PH on a bright February 22, 1992.
Happy Birthday Mom! Since our birthdays are only a couple days apart, my parents and I decided to spend the day shopping in St. Cloud. However, seeing Amtrak was delayed, and had an unusual leade... (more)
Back when they were new in the early 1990s, Amtrak's Dash 8-32BWH diesels hauling Horizon Fleet and Amfleet cars on the San Diegans was the norm. But since the delivery of dedicated Pac... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #565 heads to Los Angeles on its run from San Diego, California. On the point is Amtrak 90208, the former F40PH 208 converted to a Non-Powered Control Unit (NPCU),... (more)
a fairly new trio of Amtraks SDP40F's lead westbound train #3 through Highland Park, CA only minutes away from it's final destination at LAUPT. This right of way is now occupied by LA Metro light ... (more)
A shot of train 572 taken while I was walking to get lunch.
One Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trainset per day runs from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, avoiding the more common segment from San Diego to L.A. This is also the only trainset not mad... (more)
Amtrak's "Texas Chief" arriving at Joliet. Semaphores were still abundant here in 1974.
One Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trainset per day runs from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, avoiding the more common segment from San Diego to L.A. This is also the only trainset not made up o... (more)
Eastbound through the gloom of the chemical/refinery haze between Joliet and Chicago the Lone Star/Texas Chief/Southwest Limited combo traverses one of the high speed super-elevated curves the San... (more)