In our Bicentennial summer Amtrak still used the Minneapolis Great Northern station for its stop. It is visible in the background as the North Coast Hiawatha departs across the Mississippi River o... (more)
The North Coast Hiawatha makes a station stop for passengers, servicing and a crew change at Minneapolis. It will leave via the Stone Arch Bridge, then switch to Milwaukee Road trackage in St. Pau... (more)
The 540 is normally a Washington DC assigned locomotive, but has ventured west for a new lease on life. The GATX switcher was a bit of a surprise.
A pair of Amtrak SDP40F diesels are in charge of train #53, The Floridian, stops at Union Station in Montgomery, Alabama, in October 1974. Montgomery Union Station was built by the Louisvi... (more)