The Pere Marquette arrives at Chicago.
AMTK 8 skirts the Mississippi River passing from town to town. The last one they went through was Lake City seen the top right corner.
Many passengers wait to board arriving Amtrak train #313 the "Missouri River Runner" in Kirkwood MO on this beautiful fall early evening. The fall colors are starting to peak on some trees.
The Kirkwood station platform is crowded this afternoon as train 313 rolls in for another routine stop. The fall colors provide a fantastic backdrop this time of year.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight heads south through a valley in South San Luis Obispo.
Amtrak 302 is running with a pair of P42's at the rear today, due to a mechanical issue further south. Here, the train is crossing the Kankakee River in Wilmington.
The Missouri River Runner has dropped off passengers at KCUS and is at BN Xing wying it's train to head back to St. Louis.
On a crystal clear spring day (finally), #11 rolls over the Chamber's Creek Lift bridge a few minutes behind schedule. The snow covered Olympic mountains provide a dramatic backdrop to the otherw... (more)
Temperature in the air was about -5F, with a wind chill around -25F. Water temperature of the Chicago River South Branch appears to be right around 32F. The Saluki rolls in just a bit late.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight passes by a Union Pacific work train, as the two P42DCs make easy work of the uphill climb through Woodford.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight threads its way through the Caliente Creek Narrows, as it begins its climb toward the summit.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight approaches Tunnel #3, as it climbs the 2.1% grade out of Bealville on Union Pacific's Mojave Sub.
Amtrak 48 rockets Eastward through Fairport.
The Empire Builder is 2 hours late with 17 cars.