Amtrak's Eastbound California Zephyr glides thru the curves at Kyune with 14 cars in tow and the phase I heritage engine leading.
Amtrak's Eastbound California Zephyr is bathed in morning sun light at Lakota Junction. In the consist are Amtrak's last ACS-64 #670 and Joe Boardman and staff are riding along.
The phase I heritage engine leads the charge East between Wash and Mounds. This train had quite the following due to the heritage engine leading, the last ACS-64 in consist and the Amtrak executiv... (more)
The bright red nose of engine 156 shines in the morning sun as the Eastbound California Zephyr rounds the curves to traverse under highway 6.
Amtrak train 6 approaches the crest of Summit with the last ACS-64 and Amtrak Executives in train.
The phase I heritage engine has the honors of leading train 6 at detour. The Amtrak executive staff are also in tow.
Little Train at SummitSouthern California's Cajon Pass sees about 100 trains per day, from both BNSF Railway and Union Pacific (plus two Amtrak trains per day as well), and they ten... (more)
Nearing Bakersfield, a northbound Amtrak special bound for Modesto and ultimately Sacramento glides through Sandcut on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision.
Amtrak ran the special train from Los Angeles, CA to Modesto, CA via Tehachapi on Memorial Day in 2016.
About to enter Tunnel 2 on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision, a short Amtrak business special with the "Phase I" Heritage P42DC as sole power heads north across the Tehachapi mountains toward Bak... (more)
A Motley MixA short Amtrak train, operated for Amtrak President Joseph Boardman, climbs southern California's Cajon Pass on May 30th, 2016. This train, comprised of P42DC 156 (wear... (more)
Amtrak 156 East leads this 4 car special bound for Northern California as it passes Silverwood nearing the top of Cajon Pass.
Amtrak's Special heading to Modesto with all the brass aboard enjoys a pleasant journey up Cajon Pass on this Memorial Day 2016.
Amtrak 156 sits at Toledo Union Station for National Train Day on May 7, 2016.
With “Starvation Peak” in the distance, and an electrifying thunderstorm churning overhead, Amtrak’s Phase I Heritage unit #156 leads Amtrak’s Southwest Chief past a set of semaphore signals. Loca... (more)