A tardy Southwest Chief maneuvers its way down Cajon Pass as the sun casts daylight onto the surrounding landscape. Much of the foliage has withered away over the dry winter, with only one signifi... (more)
A late running Amtrak 3 passes thru the Colton/Grand Terrace area in early morning.
Amtrak's California Zephyr splits the Southern Pacific signals as it accelerates out of the resort town of Truckee.
Just after sunrise, the westbound Sunset Limited has arrived on time at Los Angeles.
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, is running 6 hours 15 minutes late as it passes through Esperanza, in the western end of Santa Ana Canyon. This train experienced a 4-hour... (more)
Running on the south track on Cajon Pass, the westbound Desert Wind is two hours into its journey from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City/Chicago.
Almost an hour down Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, climbs thru the Truckee River Canyon from Reno Nevada to it's next stop in Truckee Ca.
It is sunset, both literally and figuratively, for Amtrak’s long-distance trains, as on October 12, 2020, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief, San Francisco Zephyr, Empire Builder and more)
Amtrak train 1, the westbound Sunset Limited, is due into Los Angeles Union Station at 8:30 am, but the train arrived much earlier as it was already in the station shortly after 7:00 am. B... (more)
Departing the station in Pomona CA is Amtrak’s train 36, the Ogden UT-bound Desert Wind. On this day, a pair of F40PHs, 214 and 249, are in charge of this nine-car train. There is a lot o... (more)
Two-month-old Amtrak 50 is the first of a pair of P42DCs pulling a seven-car Desert Wind (train 35) around a curve in the Mojave Desert as the train heads toward Los Angeles from Ogden. Th... (more)
AMTK 167 leads the Chicago bound train up track 3 in Cajon Pass as night overtakes day.
A late running westbound California Zephyr is seen approaching Soda Springs, CA, on Thanksgiving Day 2019, having crested Donner Summit two miles east of here. Less than 48 hours prior there was n... (more)
As Amtrak train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departs Los Angeles Union Station, Metrolink train 328 (behind SCAX MP36PH-3C 888, also departs L.A.’s Union Station. Both trains are runn... (more)
When Amtrak 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, departed Chicago, it had the usual five-car reduced consist due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Engines 42 and 41, sleeper 32097, dining car 38034, ... (more)