As three passengers disembark from Amtrak's Chicago destined Cardinal, Amtrak's Phase II heritage P42DC departs from Prince Station under the cover of darkness.
Amtrak 145 leads P051 as it goes from number one main to single main. P051 will meet a eastbound 5.2 miles at Mt. Carbon when the track goes back to double main.
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal snakes its way into the Staunton station, passing one of the more unique and rare C&O signal designs still active on former territories today. This particular st... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal catches the late evening sun at Nicelytown on the former C&O North Mountain Subdivision, now operated by Buckingham Branch. The Cardinal will soon transition over to CS... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal has just arrived at the White Sulphur Springs Depot, home of The Greenbrier Resort. The station platform is busy, as passengers detrain and prepare to board the Chicago... (more)
Amtrak's Chicago destined westbound Cardinal has just paused in the bottom of the New River Gorge at Prince, to allow four passengers to board, and nine to detrain at the Art-Deco style Pri... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal snakes through Hawks Nest during the last of 'blue hour' light. The Cardinal won't see daylight again under sunrise over Indiana on its commute to Chicago.
After spending the 4th of July in Spencer, NC during the 30th Anniversary celebration of Norfolk Southern, Amtrak's Phase I 'Bloody Nose' P42DC leads the westbound Cardinal by the Chesapeake & Ohi... (more)
Blasting out of Ft. Spring Tunnel and under the 1940's era C&O cantilever, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal catches the late evening sun on its trek across the Alleghanies to Hinton, Charleston, and po... (more)
Blasting through St. Albans under darkness, the Chicago destined westbound Amtrak Cardinal passes the C&O Depot in St. Albans on a mild summer night.
The Westbound Cardinal approaches the former C&O depot in Alderson to board two passengers.
Amtrak's Cardinal pulls the grade at Moss Run, VA with varnish on the rear. The dome observation car "Sierra Hotel" carries the markers this day.
Confirming tickets with passengers boarding at White Sulphur Springs, an Amtrak conductor assists guests on board the Chicago bound train.
Arriving from the east, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal catches a glimpse of the evening sun as it arrives at White Sulphur Springs.
Running exactly two hours late, Amtrak's westbound Cardinal idles at Charleston Station. This is the second time an Amtrak heritage engine has been assigned to the tri-weekly Chicago-New York trai... (more)