A scene only found in the pages of history now...Amtrak 4 splits the intermediate semaphores at Springer, New Mexico on its eastbound journey to Chicago. The 100-year-old signals, which had guided... (more)
The Empire Builder has just rolled past the Isaac Walton Inn at Essex without a whistle stop. Now crossing over the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, it's only a few minutes behind schedule as i... (more)
The Colorado & Wyoming Line - Raton Pass. Dropping downgrade through Jansen, CO, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief parallels the second roadbed of the Colorado & Wyoming Railroad li... (more)
Dropping downgrade through Wootton, Colorado, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief has had another successful day conquering Raton Pass as the train begins its decent toward Trinidad.
Racing through a long, slow moving shadow being cast over the western end of the siding at Levy by a cloud, Amtrak 4 is doing full track speed as it prepares to knock down the clear signal here wi... (more)
On a glorious, summer afternoon in New Mexico, AMTK 135 hustles the eastbound Southwest Chief across the flats at Schomberg under a stunning sky. The train is using ever bit of the dwindling milea... (more)
The Grand Canyon Line Lives. Dating back to the glory days of this rail line's original owner, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, this bridge crossing found just south of Las Vegas,... (more)
Amtrak #4 the SW Chief is running a little late as it goes through Santa Fe Junction before its stop at KC Union Station
The Silver Star races a storm moving in from the gulf. Due to trackwork the Star and Meteor have been alternating days which has brought lengthened consists. Three motors today.
In the last moments of evening light, Amtrak 135 (P42DC) gets ready to back the California Zephyr into Denver's Union Station in lower downtown.
Amtrak 135 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr around the corner after having just come through Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
AMTK 135 leads the California Zephyr down the hill from Tunnel #1 and will soon arrive in the City of Denver, Colorado, which is visible in the upper right.
The California Zephyr seemingly emerges from the sun as it heads west on the Brush Sub towards Denver's Union Station.
On Golden Pond.
Amtrak 135 leads the California Zephyr past a golden Barr Lake thanks to a spectacular Colorado sunrise.
A 2 1/2 hour train number 6 made for a different day than was originally planned. Instead of driving out to the east desert for sunrise, and Amtrak. I was able to sleep in at the camp ground very ... (more)