Lettering that likely was applied over 40 years ago refuses to give up; "Heritage" equipment, indeed.
Set up for the reflection shot, get a nice train, and ... the side of AMTK 90 has lost almost all of its blue numbering and logo. Another trackside "oh well"!
NS 212 fatally hitting a pedestrian late on February 15th in Charlottesville, VA delayed all trains for a good while. Over four hours late in this photo, we see Amtrak 19 passing Atlanta-bound int... (more)
Old and new elements of railroading share the scene at L'Enfant, with weed covered PRR catenary supports contrasting the months old VRE station. Bridging the gap between old and new is Amtrak's C... (more)
An 8 hour late #19 Crescent lead by phase IV heritage #184 battles the setting sun coming off the Piedmont.
The passengers on this 8 hour late Amtrak 19 must be miserable but I couldnt have been happier. The train had suffered delays from the snow, engine problems and striking a trespasser in Vir... (more)
Amtrak Crescent sails past Irondale just s wee bit late into Birmingham.
Today’s Southbound Crescent pulls into Birmingham with a special visitor leading it to the station, the Amtrak heritage unit 66 wearing the “Phase II” paint scheme. This unit completes a hat tric... (more)
The Crescent arrives in downtown Birmingham with Amtrak’s 40th anniversary ‘Phase II’ commemorative engine on the point.
Amtrak's Crescent rolls through a portion of the Talladega National Forest on its trip along the former Southern Railway mainline between Atlanta and Birmingham.
Amtrak train 19, the Crescent, races through North Elizabeth, N.J., en route to New Orleans.
A "no-name" AEM-7AC races the southbound Crescent towards DC where it will be swapped out for a duo of diesels.
Shiny E60 leads the Crescent south on the day before Thanksgiving, 1988.
The southbound Crescent's journey is almost over as the sinking sun starts to put on a show on this most scenic portion of the route.
The Crescent races along Lake Pontchartrain on this scenic final stretch of a long journey.