When Martin Luther King Jr. came to Marks, MS in March of 1968, he wept. At the time Marks was the poorest community in the poorest county in the poorest state in all of America. King was heartbro... (more)
The southbound City of New Orleans heads for the Crescent City.
The Crescent stops for servicing.
The southbound City of New Orleans flies past Loram (LMIX) 612 as it goes through the small community of Banks, MS.
Amtrak 20 highballs through the small community of Russell, MS as it heads east.
Southbound City of New Orleans enters the Mississippi Delta as it rolls South behind one of Amtrak's 40th Anniversary units; #156.
As if seeing NS 8099 on point wasn't enough, The Crescent had 156 trailing yesterday with several of freshly painted Phase III cars in its consist. After leaving the station, it met a NB military... (more)
The southbound "City of New Orleans" gets overtaken by a CN local. Surprise!?
Amtrak heritage units 822 and 145 leads train P96018 across the Biloxi Bay Bridge, having just departed from the station platform in Biloxi, Mississippi. Amtrak operated the train to inspect the ... (more)
Southbound City of New Orleans on the former Yazoo & Mississippi Valley between Memphis and Jackson.
Amtrak City of New Orleans P059 makes their way Southbound as they roar down the CN Yazoo Sub through Ruby, MS.
I was not alive the last time a passenger train like this ran on this line between Gulfport and Hattiesburg. What a treat it was to catch this train in good light!
The southbound "Cresent" is on NS tracks, passing a Midsouth unit. This is one of the better train watching sites in the south.
The relief engineer and her passengers wait as Amtrak 19 pulls into Union Station.