Good morning, America, how are you: When exploring the Illinois Central in 1989-90, I couldn’t get the classic song by Steve Goodman, “City of New Orleans” from out of my mind. During one of the t... (more)
The City of New Orleans. 450 and 451 were test engines, Amtrak acquired none. The second unit in the picture, smoking it up from the soot built up while idling in Union Station, is 194, a GP40TC.
The City of New Orleans rare power accelerating. 450 and 451 were test engines. Amtrak didn't acquire any. The other unit, 194, is a GP40TC.
Test engine 451 (one of two, the other 450) with the City of New Orleans.
The Texas Eagle pulls past the SP 4449 which is waiting to cross over the main and be serviced at the Amtrak Lumber Street facility.
On your mark...get set...GO!!
An overall look at probably the newest station in the Amtrak network, known simply as "MEJ". A large sinkhole just south of Central Station has forced the City of New Orleans onto the normally fr... (more)
Amtrak had to make accomodations for the derailment of about 5 of Q195's well cars yesterday.
Tchula is a great spot for a photo of a SB. Just barely on the map, but enough in the town to put it on there.
Was expecting maybe M-320 to round the curve this morning... completely forgot about Amtrak
Taken at Hammond station.
Southbound City of New Orleans with 76/308
The "City of New Orleans" is a streak through the Illinois countryside
City of New Orleans boards passagers in Hammond Louisiana
The day is just beginning in Memphis as the City of New Orleans takes on fuel on a cold January morning.