The eastbound Canadian is seen backing into Field, BC below Mt. Stephen for refueling.
The Canadian rolls east at Ottertail, BC near Field on its approach to the climb over Kicking Horse Pass into Alberta. A splendid view this morning from the dome.
Not in for the fuel. Morristown and Erie Railway car “Alexander Hamilton” was recently sold to the Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad. On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, it was sitting at 91 B... (more)
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr is making track speed as it approaches Newcastle, Colorado.
The calm before the highball. Observation NRMX 2955 awaits departure to Wishram, Washington on the rear of an excursion pulled by SP 4449.
BNSF 800875 is a former heavyweight class business/observation car that has been converted to a track measurement car. I could just imagine this car being on the end of a 1950's streamlined AT&SF... (more)
The American Orient Express passenger train climbs into the Rockies at Coal Creek Canyon west of Clay, Colorado, on Union Pacific’s former Rio Grande route to the Moffat Tunnel. On the rear is a f... (more)
A close up of the rear of GN observation 1196, named City of Spokane brightens up a gray July day in Seattle at King St. Station. The car had come in as a charter on an Amtrak train. Note the BN o... (more)
GN observation 1196, named City of Spokane brightens up a gray July day in Seattle at King St. Station. The car had come in as a charter on an Amtrak train.
With a snow-covered Continental Divide looming above, the Rio Grande Ski Train heads for the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado, on February 16, 2008. Carrying the markers today’s train is the... (more)
New York Central Hickory Creek on the rear of Empire Service train #233.
New York Central observation car, Hickory Creek, brings up the rear of Amtrak's Empire Service train #233.
In May 1982, New York Central tavern-lounge-observation car No. 48 trails an Amtrak train into Chicago Union Station scissoring past Amtrak SW1 No. 736 and F40PH 249 leading another passenger trai... (more)
Backing up on the Mardi GrasAfter making a “run by” for guests, a special passenger train operating on the San Luis Central backs up to load passengers at County Road 4 just south of Va... (more)
The Parlor-observation car on Train 98, the Coast Daylight. A Roger Puta Photograph