Running Local. The local Lugoff-Cayce turn begins pulling from the Amtrak Station in Columbia, SC, on its way to Cayce Yard to deliver some freight, including a few cars with some fresh sme... (more)
Amtrak River Runner #314 at the iconic Missouri Pacific Station in Kirkwood, MO.
While a steady rain falls, a pair of Amtrak New Haven-Springfield Shuttles are tied down because the day's rain has washed out the mainline not far south of Springfield. Amtrak cab car 9635 was o... (more)
An Erie Sight. Operated by a friendly engineer, the Erie leads a load of brand new BMWs past the Amtrak Station in Columbia, SC on its way to the Port in Charleston. Unusually, the Erie ha... (more)
Amtrak is back after a nearly 3 month hiatus due to COVID-19. After wyeing the consist for the morning departure, the crew walks back to the office to mark off. The crew told me that they are happ... (more)
The southbound Silver Star stops at Lakeland on it's eastward jaunt toward Tampa.
Southbound stack train 23D rolls through Tuscaloosa, AL as it heads south towards Meridian, MS.
The 16:00 (4:00 pm) departure time for Amtrak train 313, the westbound Missouri River Runner, is approaching. In just under ten minutes, AMTK P42DC 66 will pull its four-car train away fro... (more)
Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 4014 and its 23-car passenger train have unloaded their passengers at the Barstow Amtrak station and the train is beginning to move again. As it does, the bit 4-8-8-4 steam ... (more)
Passing the Barstow, California’s impressive Santa Fe passenger station/Harvey House, named Casa del Desierto, is a Union Pacific 23-car passenger train powered by “Big Boy” 4014. The big ... (more)
It is 7:09 am and the sun is just about to peek over the eastern horizon as Amtrak train 42, the eastbound Pennsylvanian begins boarding its passengers on September 22, 2019. At 7:30 sharp... (more)
Amtrak 834 has come to a stop at the Tucson Station with the eastbound Sunset Limited.
Passing by Amtrak's Hammond-Whiting passenger station in Whiting, Indiana, a Norfolk Southern ethanol train heads toward Chicago. A pair of Dash 9-44CWs, 9585 and 9035, power this train.
2001 miles from its origination city (New Orleans, Louisiana) Amtrak train 1, the westbound tri-weekly Sunset Limited, makes its next-to-last station stop before arriving in Los Angeles. D... (more)
Amtrak train 715, a San Joaquin traveling from Bakersfield to Oakland's Jack London Square station, makes a stop in Merced, California (which is also a crew change point) on June 14, 2019. ... (more)