The 406 is pointed west, looking forward to the 0900 departure for Topeka, KS and the coming weekend's display.
An overlooked aspect of the Streamliners festival was Amtrak's display train with a classic F40PH (now without a prime mover) and the Veteran's P42DC on the point. The train would head south from ... (more)
Amtrak's NPCU #406 in phase 3 paint continues east on the rear of #314 (The Missouri River Runner) after an on-time station stop at Washington, Missouri. For those who are interested, Amtrak #406 ... (more)
It's not an F40 anymore, it's an NPCU.
Amtrak's Special Exhibit Train approaches the Old Western Maryland Railway Station on the interchange track for the Steel Wheels Festival in Cumberland,MD...photo taken from Ridgely,WVA
AMTK 406 - The Phase III Heritage Unit - rests just east of the Portland Transportation Center in a nice late April morning.
From this angle it's hard to tell, but it's no longer an F40. The prime mover was removed and it's just an NPCU (Non Powered Control Unit), albeit with HEP capability. It was made to look as muc... (more)
Amtrak #5 is seen climbing the grade out of Keenesburg, Colorado with the Amtrak Anniversary Train. The train will be dropped off in Denver and will be taken to Cheyenne, Wyoming for Depot Days.
Amtrak Heritage 406 took center stage during Friday night's photo shoot at the roundhouse during the Streamliners at Spencer event.
The Amtrak F40 takes center stage for the Friday turn table night shoot.
The Amtrak display train prepared to leave the Streamliners at Spencer event with the rebuilt F40PH HEP/Control Car leading the Amtrak Veterans Unit 42
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha at Portage,WI. with the ex-MILW 30C on the point on home rails.
We're stopped on train 261 the XL Special at Grand Avenue Interlocking to meet Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha eastbound in the single track. The 406 was MILW 30C MILW 200C new. I don't recall if Am... (more)