Having just passed through the first of many tunnels, Amtrak 11 climbs out of Caliente and toward Tunnel 2 as it detours over Tehachapi.
Kern Jct. Sunset. Running over four hours late following the delay of a Metrolink trespasser strike down south in the San Fernando Valley, Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight No. 14 has to w... (more)
Amtrak 14 drops drown grade through Bealville and meets a waiting BNSF Z train. The Starlights, trains No. 11 and 14, were both forced to detour for three straight days (Sept. 14-16) following Met... (more)
Stainless Steel At Monolith. Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, catches the golden hour rays of sunlight as the popular passenger train detours over Tehachapi. Having just crested t... (more)
Still A Ways To Go. It's been a long day for the crew and passengers on Amtrak 14 as the famed long distance train pulls in to...Bakersfield? That's right, both Coast Starlight's were force... (more)
Long shadows are beginning to be cast as Amtrak 14 descends through Bealville and meets a waiting southbound BNSF Z train.
Stainless Steel Returns to Woodford. Amtrak's detouring northbound Coast Starlight, already running over 4 hours late following a Metrolink trespasser strike in the San Fernando Valley, pou... (more)
The Coast Starlight Battles "The Loop." Amtrak 11, the Coast Starlight, makes a rare appearance on the Tehachapi Loop as it works upgrade on its southbound journey to Los Angeles ... (more)
Amtrak 30, the "Capitol Limited", charges eastbound over the Potomac River in Magnolia, WV on its trip east along the former B&O to Washington, D.C.
On this May morning a thick fog hung over the James River while everywhere else the morning was beautiful. Amtrak 20, the NB Crescent, cuts through the fog like a knife as it heads out of Lynchbur... (more)
A Once Of A Lifetime Event
The American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners (AAPRCO) was having their 35th Annual Convention this year in Chattanooga, TN at the "Chattano... (more)
The SB Palmetto exits DC's urban core and heads for the Long Bridge to Virginia and points south. The building in the background is new, modestly altering this scene.
Lake Shore Limited 449 passes through Chatham on a summer evening.
Vermonter 55 rolls past Trackside Pizza in Wallingford.
Amtrak's southbound Vermonter train #57 is crossing the Outtaquechee River at North Hartland, Vermont, with P42DC #146 leading the train on June 10. In the distance are a pair of covered bridges ... (more)