All is quiet at Amtrak's Redondo maintenance shops as the AMKTK 509 soaks up the late afternoon light.
The northbound Coast Starlight is a couple of miles from exiting the Golden State as it approaches the west portal of Tunnel 18.
Three trains meet (they're all moving) as two Pennsy icons (GG-1 No. 4859 and N6B caboose 980016) are repositioned for station trackwork in 2014
Amtrak power awaits its next assignment at the Amtrak shops in downtown Chicago. On the head of these two tracks is on of the GE B32-8WH's and a Siemens Charger for Illinois state sponsored servic... (more)
Framed by aging power in the form of P42DC AMTK 53 and Dash-832BWH AMTK 507, a trio of new, Siemens-built Charger locomotives (in numerical order, I might add) stand ready at Redondo Junction prio... (more)
On Martin Luther King Day, an Amtrak Dash 8 cruises to a stop in Naperville, IL.
With the Quincy Wye out of service due to a derailment, Amtrak Midwest BNSF trains need 2 engines instead of the normal one. So on this nights train, an Amtrak Dash-8 takes charge as it crawls int... (more)
After some warm temperatures melted most of the remaining snow, Amtrak train 64 the eastbound "Maple Leaf" passes over a raging high fall with a rare GE P32BWH leading.
With these signals gone this is just a remembrance of the PRR.
Amtrak 519 departs Galesburg with the eastbound Carl Sandburg during a snow squall.
One of the few Amtrak P32BWH's leads the westbound "Maple Leaf" as it passes over the Erie Canal on the CSX Rochester Sub.
Amtrak 303 kicks up some snow on it's way to Saint Louis on New Years Eve 2017
A variety of power is on hand on a cold winter's night.
The 516 holds down switching duty at Auto Train.
The Rocky Mountaineer luxury passenger train departs Seattle, WA, running through the Queen Anne section south of BNSF's Interbay Yard on the Scenic Sub. Amtrak P-32BWH's have to lead the train up... (more)