AMTK 154 leads the northbound Coast Starlight past Tunnel 5.5
Amtrak 154 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through arguably the most scenic stretch of the journey from Chicago to Emeryville, California. It will include 28 tunnels, breathtaking views of mo... (more)
Colorado has begun its 'monsoon season' and the nearly-daily rain showers have greened up the pastures and fields. Here we see the Zephyr running along Coal Creek Canyon before climbing the steep... (more)
Amtrak 154 shoots out of the east portal of Tunnel #1 along with the 'Big Game Train' engine (AMTK 157), and they will soon go through 28 more tunnels before reaching the 6 mile long Moffat Tunnel... (more)
Amtrak 154 emerges from the east portal of Tunnel #1 as it heads into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
As the BNSF 2019 California Division Christmas Train (O-SBDSBD3-16) departs the yard in San Bernardino, California, it meets Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief at the San Bernard... (more)
The BNSF San Bernardino Subdivision between Los Angeles' Hobart Yard and Fullerton, 20 miles away, is a busy piece of railroading. BNSF operates a lot of freight trains on this line, which connec... (more)
Amtrak 48 passes beneath the signal bridge at QD8 the day before its removal from service.
The southbound City of New Orleans charges past the cotton gin in the small delta community of Crenshaw, MS.
Banking out of the western portal of Tunnel 26, Amtrak 777 catches the last rays of sunlight as it passes the chard remains of the Rocky Peak Fire. Igniting on November 12 as the massive Woolsey F... (more)
Amtrak 154 leads the westbound Empire Builder along the north bank of the Columbia River.
I took my family out to Winter Rail this year via Amtrak's Empire Builder to Portland. On the trip home I spent some time on the rear end seeing what I could see. Here we are about 13 mile east of... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder departs Chicago and heads west towards Seattle and Portland, passing under the Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge at CP Morgan. Locomotives:AMTK 154 P42DCA... (more)
The Wolverine rolls across Trail Creek on the Amtrak swing bridge. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
Running just over 6 hours late, Amtrak 92 comes into Columbia around 10am as they cross over the Congaree River.