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Amtrak in the Heartland
The wide open spaces of the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma have little service - one train for the entire state. South Dakota has none.
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Photo ID: 716363

The westbound California Zephyr running approximately 11 hrs late.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Kenesaw, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 25
Train ID: 5
Photo Date: November 14, 2019


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By: Allen Robertson

Added: Nov 14, 2019

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Photo ID: 699210

Running 8 hrs 47 mins late, Amtrak 155 & 163 lead the eastbound California Zephyr toward its next stop in Hastings, Nebraska.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Kenesaw, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 155
Train ID: AMTK 6
Photo Date: June 04, 2019


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By: Allen Robertson

Added: Jun 04, 2019

Views: 820
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Photo ID: 690755

Due to extensive flooding in Eastern Nebraska as well as a bomb cyclone in Western Nebraska, Amtrak combined two days worth of Eastbound California Zephyrs in Lincoln, NE this morning. Thursday's ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Ashland, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 71
Train ID: 6
Photo Date: March 15, 2019


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By: Sambro333

Added: Mar 15, 2019

Views: 2,626
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Photo ID: 687291

A short eastbound Southwest Chief makes a daylight appearance across Kansas account having to set out the lounge car in New Mexico the day before. The train later encountered a significant delay a... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Plymouth, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 192
Train ID: A 4 1 10A
Photo Date: February 12, 2019


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By: Austin S....

Added: Feb 12, 2019

Views: 1,299
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Photo ID: 673338

Number 6 is crossing the Platte River near Ashland.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Ashland, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 34
Train ID: AMTK 6
Photo Date: September 03, 1999


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Oct 09, 2018

Views: 1,383
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Photo ID: 661186

A delayed Eastbound California Zephyr calls at the station in Omaha, Nebraska. After loading passengers, the train would reverse to the West end of the station siding. Then, it would proceed Eastb... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 202
Train ID: Amtrak 6
Photo Date: May 28, 2018


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By: Sambro333

Added: Jun 14, 2018

Views: 1,193
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Photo ID: 659490

The Eastbound California Zephyr calls at the Omaha Amtrak station. Due to a derailment along the BNSF Ottumwa Subdivision, a Union Pacific SD70ACe would be added to the front of the train here tha... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 202
Train ID: Amtrak 6
Photo Date: May 28, 2018


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By: Sambro333

Added: May 29, 2018

Views: 1,210
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Photo ID: 645995

The Southwest Chief is running late as it nears Argentine, KS, for refueling. The next regular station stop is close by at Union Station in Kansas City, MO

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P32BWH (Dash 8-32BWH)
Location: Holliday, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 517
Train ID: 4
Photo Date: August 03, 1995


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By: William E. Siegel

Added: Jan 26, 2018

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Photo ID: 626585

Amtrak ran a special test train on 6/9/17 from Oklahoma City to Kansas City. Locals hope to see service restored at least as far as Newton, KS to connect with the SW Chief. Amtrak last ran serv... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Edmond, Oklahoma, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 822
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 09, 2017


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By: Anthony Wessel

Added: Aug 12, 2017

Views: 1,186
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Photo ID: 622840

The eastbound Southwest Chief races along nearly six hours late due to a late departure out of Los Angeles two evenings prior. Train #4 has also routinely been running late for the past few weeks ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Florence, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 184
Train ID: A 4 1 08A
Photo Date: July 10, 2017


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By: Austin S....

Added: Jul 11, 2017

Views: 1,296
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Photo ID: 619200

Here's a late Amtrak #6 with some unusual power, as seen on the BN just east of Lincoln, NE.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P32BWH (Dash 8-32BWH)
Location: Waverly, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 504
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 25, 1995


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Jun 06, 2017

Views: 1,674
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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 619038

A late #6 is crossing the Platte River at Ashland, NE.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Ashland, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 391
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 21, 1988


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Jun 05, 2017

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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 610880

Number 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, is "one-lungged" today after giving his second unit to #5 at Denver the evening before. The train is now 5 hours late as it passes BNSF's Gibson Yard in... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 154
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 16, 2017


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Mar 23, 2017

Views: 1,612
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 606816

NORMAN OK Oct 8 1979 -- With a contrail of the competition overhead the last southbound Lone Star comes to a stop. The train was discontinued by Amtrak a week earlier but a lawsuit forced Amtrak t... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 509
Train ID: The Lone Star
Photo Date: October 08, 1979


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Feb 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 605814

A four hour late westbound Empire Builder kicks up fresh snow as it hustles under the Williams County Road 5 overpass near old Fort Buford, within a few miles of crossing the Montana state ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Buford, North Dakota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 52
Train ID: BNSF A-7
Photo Date: February 05, 2017


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By: Carl Becker

Added: Feb 06, 2017

Views: 3,334
Comments: 1

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