Amtrak 2 glides down the 2% grade into Benson, AZ
Amtrak Northeast Regional train 156 slowly winds around the west leg of the wye from NS's Kinney Yard to Montview yard. In the background, the train passes the former Amtrak Lynchburg Woodall road... (more)
A Pacific Surfliner passes San Clemente Station and Pier as the sun sinks off in the horizon. There's nothing quite like a sunset in southern California.
A southbound Pacific Surfliner takes the curve at San Mateo Point. If only this were an F59PHI.
Finally done for the night. Amtrak crews make the final preparations before taking the train to the yard where it will await its next assignments the next day.
On September 30, 2017, the mountain valley surrounding Tolland, Colorado, is painted in the colors of autumn as Amtrak’s California Zephyr heads westbound towards the Moffat Tunnel.
Amtrak 168 leads the westbound California Zephyr west around the curve at Light Road near Oswego.
The westbound California Zephyr is running on time on this Tuesday and slows for the stop at Glenwood Springs. A presence of large organized tours in this region is noticeable with the coach bus p... (more)
Shortly after sunset, we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it streaks past the semaphore signals located in Chapelle, NM as darkness sets in.
When it comes to photography more often than not timing and some luck can make all the difference, as illustrated here. Running approximately six hours behind the advertised due to track maintenan... (more)
Some of my best shots were never in the planning stages. When it comes to Amtrak running the wye on CSXT's Aloma Spur near downtown Sanford, you just have to be there. Here, #168 has done just t... (more)
A 4+ hour late Amtrak 92 blizzards its way into Raleigh on a clear signal by the N.C. State Fairgrounds. The train was behind schedule due to colliding with a truck in Kissimmee, FL.
Amtrak's northbound Carolinian passes a stopped NS 158 at the new cantilever signal at Lexington amidst the backdrop of the idle Dixie Plant.
Amtrak's Capital Limited passes the historic Point of Rocks station.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr wiggles through the curves in Red Gorge west of Radium, Colorado, on November 6, 2012.