The eastbound Canadian slows to enter a siding near the summit of Kicking Horse Pass, just west of Lake Louise, AB, where it will run around a freight holding the main, but have to wait for anothe... (more)
On September 21, 2001, the American Orient Express luxury cruise train heads westbound through the Flatiron rock formations into Tunnel 3 and the heart of the “Tunnel District” on Union Pacific’s ... (more)
New York Central tavern-lounge-observation car No. 48 trails an Amtrak train into Chicago Union Station in May 1983. This car was frequently seen on Amtrak trains in and out of Chicago during this... (more)
The End of Steam 2
Amtrak train 92, the northbound Silver Star, pulls away from the its station stop in Trenton, New Jersey. When the train arrives at Penn Station, New York... (more)
On June 3, 2016, High Iron Travel's Front Range Explorer special traveled north from Denver, Colorado along BNSF's Front Range Subdivision to Cheyenne, Wyoming to its next stop of Gillette,... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder gets special car "City of Spokane" for its rear on a nice day in May 1994. The eastbound train is just leaving Seattle for Spokane and points east.
A Union Pacific Directors' Special glides along Puget Sound on a partly cloudy spring morning at Steilacoom, WA. UP has trackage rights here on BN's former NP mainline between Tacoma and Portland.... (more)
Not one, but two private cars bringing up the rear. The southbound Adirondack has just left Montreal's Central station, and is crossing over the Lachine canal with two private cars: Ohio... (more)
While not necessarily comparable to today's special vista dome Amtrak cars with the seamless curved glass windows, this 1948 dome feature was billed as "The Most Thrilling Innovation in Trave... (more)
The streamlined back end of California Zephyr CB&Q 377, named the 'Silver Solarium', must have looked like something out of a Buck Rogers movie when it was introduced in 1948. The car could accom... (more)
Bringing up the markers on tonight's westbound "Twentieth Century Limited" is the Budd-built stainless steel 5 Bedroom observation lounge "Wingate Brook" subbing for one of the... (more)
Acquired to bring up the rear of the New Haven Railroad's "Merchants Limited", observation "Watch Hill" spent most of its career as a mid-train bar-lounge car in commuter serv... (more)
Bringing up the rear of the Crescent is the beautifully restored observation car Hickory Creek, a 1948 product of Pullman Standard delivered for use on the New York Central's famed 20th Cen... (more)
"End of the Line"
In the last rays of usable sunlight, the Toys for Tots train pulled as far North as the tracks allowed them to in order to offload the toys inside the baggage c... (more)
"Rare Mileage for the Hickory Creek"
The volunteers, Marines and staff aboard the 2014 Toys for Tots train rode quite comfortably as the famed observation car from the 20th Centu... (more)