On February 17, 2018, California Department of Transportation coach 5008 was sitting by itself at the Bakersfield, California, Amtrak station. This car was built by St. Louis Car Company in 1968 ... (more)
Unique to the Santa Fe - in fact, unique in all of railroading - is Santa Fe SWBLW 1460, as seen in the collection of the Western America Railroad Museum in Barstow, California, on December 18, 20... (more)
The conductor on Amtrak 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, checks the tickets of sleeping car passengers boarding in Victorville, California, on July 10, 2019. This may be the train heading... (more)
A very late Amtrak number 3, the westbound "Southwest Chief," makes a stop at Victorville, California, 16 hours late. A single coach passenger detrains here, yet this train will remain ... (more)
Having finished some switching north of town the local is dragging its way back to the yard, stretching to the horizon.
Passengers begin boarding the eastbound Texas Eagle, at Temple, TX. In the distance, a southbound hauling military vehicles waits on the mainline behind NS and UP power.
The Pacific local is normally heavy with covered hoppers and lumber cars, but today, despite a steady rain, it picked up an additional load at the National Museum of Transport in Kirkwood: N&W Y6... (more)
Amtrak River Runner #314 arrives at Kirkwood Station.
Train #48, The Lake Shore Limited (far right), passes Empire Service Train #242 on Track 1 while the locomotive for Train #448 pull forward on Track 2.
The F40 power for the westbound Broadway Limited is seen at its station stop. The AMT 852 on the next track was on the west end of a Metroliner train set used in Harrisburg-Philadelphia Keystone S... (more)
Union Pacific 6922 rolls past the Amtrak station and heads west into the setting sun. Photo taken with permission.
NS 9750 continues its journey after passing under the signals in Charlottesville during the golden hour.
BNSF 4576 leads Transportation Technology Services car TEXX 1135 and caboose TEXX 100 north past the Amtrak station in Little Rock.
BNSF 4654 heads west past the Amtrak station in downtown Flagstaff.
Georgia Railroad Dearing sits on a spur track at the Amtrak Station in Savannah. A light rain has been falling on this beautiful Pullman passenger car as a distant thunderstorm approaches from the... (more)