Amtrak Pacific Surliner 564 included a nice surprise on New Year's Day 2018 - Dome/Lounge 10031 "Ocean View." Built by Budd in 1955 as Great Northern 1391 "Ocean View," this car became Amt... (more)
In 2010, I was assigned as project manager to get the dome car wrapped for its fall foliage tour on the Adirondack and Cardinal. The design is by artist Michael Schwab, and is consistent with many... (more)
After a seven year absence, Amtrak's sole-operating Great Dome car, the 1955-built "Ocean View," returned to a regularly scheduled Pacific Surfliner train as it joined the single-level H... (more)
Expansion at Rensselaer. The long awaited project to add a 4th track to the Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station is well under way now. In addition to the 4th track, platforms are being extended to th... (more)
In 2010, I was assigned as project manager to get the dome car wrapped for its fall foliage tour on the Adirondack and Cardinal. The wrap from previous years didn't cover the full side of the car... (more)
The "Ocean View" dome along with an extra baggage and four "Am Cans" passenger cars brings up a long tail-end Strarlight.
Adding the dome and changing crews. After arriving at Rensselaer, the dual mode P32 has cut off and the Ocean View full dome and P42 are being backed onto the Adirondack for the run to Montreal. ... (more)
The Amtrak Great Dome "Ocean View" is being added to the NB Adirondack for its trip to Montreal. This year the car sports a fresh coat of Phase III paint. Built by Budd in 1955, the car was delive... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train 763 skirts along the Pacific Ocean near Ventura on a slightly foggy morning. Photo taken from Amtrak's Great Dome.