Next stop - New Orleans! Just after leaving the Slidell, Louisiana station, Amtrak Train 19 (Crescent) crosses Lake Pontchartrain on the evening of Thursday, July 16, 2020. This is the longest rai... (more)
The southbound Crescent about to cross Lake Pontchartrain after its last station stop in Slidell, LA before reaching New Orleans.
Sunrise on the Sunset Limited. The tri-weekly Amtrak Sunset Limited (Train 1, P42DCs 45 and 28) has just begun its journey of 1,995 miles from New Orleans, Louisiana to Los Angeles, California on ... (more)
Jazz cruise after the Polar Express? @amtrak 72 (P42DC) parallels Interstate 10 on its return to the New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal past dusk on the evening of Friday, December 13, 2019. Ste... (more)
"Sunset Limited on the Huey P. Long"
Amtrak's westbound Sunset Limited head west over the Huey P. Long Bridge shortly after starting it's run from the New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal.... (more)
Southbound City of New Orleans
Amtrak's Crescent rolls under an old cantilever signal bridge, the last of its kind west of Birmingham. So far, it has survived the PTC signal massacre, with no evidence of imminent replacement.
Amtrak's southbound Crescent nears its destination of
New Orleans as it rolls through Slidell.
Amtraks northbound Cresent is about a half hour out of New Orleans crossing Lake Ponchartrain near the community of Back Bay, LA
It's 7:50AM and Amtraks northbound Crescent has just about completed its trip across Lake Pontchartrain as it
begins its run for New York.
AMTK 205 and 7 With Tr. #20 (NB Crescent) on Lake Pontchartrain This is the Norfolk Southern's (ex-SOU) 5-mile long trestle off of which Katrina washed the tracks. NS fished them out of th... (more)
AMTK #71 leads the Sunset with a standard consist up the Huey P. Long approach at Central Avenue.
"I've been everywhere, man..I've been everywhere.." 2 pages worth of pics of this engine on Railpictures.net. It's fascinating to see all the places these engines visit. Among 21's travels: Illino... (more)
The Panama Limited awaits its 4:30PM departure for Chicago.
Amtrak's Panama Limited, with a former Seaboard observation car, waits for its 4:30 PM departure for Chicago.