A pair of "Pepsi Can" GEs has brought The Southwest Chief to its station stop in Joliet. Tom Golden photo.
HAPPY 50TH AMTRAK!!......The service was called the Blackhawk running from Chicago to Dubuque and return.......the start date was 74 not 71.......Tom.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr curves into Mendota, Illinois, on its trip over Burlington Northern’s Chicago to Galesburg main line on April 16, 1988.
On June 22, 1973, Amtrak’s California Zephyr is seen passing through Galesburg, Illinois with a CB&Q E8A in the lead.
Harry M. Grossman Photo.
Sam Foster Collection.
NRPC(Amtrak) train from Milwaukee to StLouis......train was a CUS run-through......Photog Chione form my collection.
NRPC(AMTRAK)southbound at Springfield,IL. with Milwaukee power.......Train started out at Milwaukee and ran through CUS and final destination was St.Louis........Photog CHIONE.
Amtrak’s eastbound Southwest Chief flies over a fill along a trackside pond west of Leeds, Illinois, on May 9, 1992. Powering train 4 is a pair of new GE B32BWH locomotives bracketing an older EMD... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief, powered by a pair of GE B32BWH locomotives in “Pepsi Can” colors, flies through Ransom, Illinois, on May 2, 1992. Deadheading to California is a Amfleet coach b... (more)
E unit on Amtrak In mid-1993, the upper midwest region of the U.S. was plagued by epic flooding, especially around the Mississippi River basin. Eventually, the Burlington Northern’s mai... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
Led by a single former GOT/CN GP40TC, Amtrak's Hoosier State is seen headed south on the former PRR Panhandle on its way toward Indianapolis. Running 4x/week on days when The Cardinal did not ope... (more)
Amtrak #3, The Southwest Chief, makes a station stop at Joliet. Tom Golden photo.