On its inaugural run in the lead, Amtrak's new Phase I heritage unit departs the Dells with the Westbound Builder.
AMTK 161 "50th Anniversary" engine is on display with three Amtrak passenger cars for train days at the St. Paul Union Depot.
Amtrak returned to "Train Days" for the first time in several years displaying newly released heritage locomotive 161 along with a few passenger cars.
AMTK 161 is the second of Amtrak... (more)
An Amtrak Heritage engine and three extra cars bring up the rear of the WB Empire Builder as it passes through the south side of Milwaukee. The extra equipment is enroute to a display at St. Paul... (more)
That is a strange caboose! Amtrak Heritage unit #161 trails Amtrak #7, the Empire Builder, thru Franksville, WI on June 2, 2021. The unit is heading to the Twin Cities for some weekend festivities... (more)
AMTK 161, now in Phase I colors, makes its inaugural run north past Morton Grove, IL on the rear of Empire Builder #7. The locomotive is headed to St. Paul, MN to be put on display for Union Depot... (more)
P42 161 is being used on switching duty.
Clearing Snow System
Tuesday morning December 29th, 2020 Amtrak P42DC number 161 leads the California Zephyr train number 5 seen here climbing to tunnel 1 on the Moffat Sub... (more)
AMTK 161 leads the eastbound Empire Builder through Minneapolis, next stop St. Paul.
The southbound Crescent starts the almost six mile run across Lake Pontchartrain on the way home to New Orleans, which can be seen on the horizon.
The southbound Crescent about to cross Lake Pontchartrain after its last station stop in Slidell, LA before reaching New Orleans.
The last inbound run of the state supported "Hoosier State" pulled into Chicago Union Station with 2 PRR Private cars fitted with the Hoosier State logo. Later in the evening, this train... (more)
The sun rises over the city of McKeesport just south of Pittsburgh PA as a shortened P030, the Capitol Limited, cruises over the marina at the mouth of the Youghiogheny River.
Not everyday you can get an Amtrak westbound through the Twin Cities. Today on Good Friday we have one with Amtrak PX923 with a train of Talgo equipment headed for Seattle, Washington. With some... (more)