Right on time, Amtrak's westbound Chief approaches the summit of Raton Pass, negotiating the famous curves of Dick Wootton's ranch in Colorado just short of the New Mexico border.
Fall Cold Air along South Boulder Creek
Shortly after sunrise, the eastbound Crescent crosses the Industrial Canal in the Little River area of New Orleans. Seabrook is the less famous & photographed of NS' Louisiana bascule bridges.
Amtrak Cardinal departing Charlottesville.
Amtrak Cardinal arriving Charlottesville.
Grays of Fall along the Moffat Road
A unique look at Fall’s vibrant colors is muted by the cool grays and blues of an impending snow storm along the Great Divide. Once daily... (more)
The second southbound Pacific Surfliner of the year departs Fullerton, California, on New Year's Day 2018. Train 564 is powered by P42DC 168 with a mix of Amfleet and Horizon Fleet cars - ... (more)
The southbound City of New Orleans flies through the small delta community of Savage, MS.
The City of New Orleans makes a crew change while stopped at Carbondale Station
Amtrak 2 glides down the 2% grade into Benson, AZ
Amtrak Northeast Regional train 156 slowly winds around the west leg of the wye from NS's Kinney Yard to Montview yard. In the background, the train passes the former Amtrak Lynchburg Woodall road... (more)
A Pacific Surfliner passes San Clemente Station and Pier as the sun sinks off in the horizon. There's nothing quite like a sunset in southern California.
A southbound Pacific Surfliner takes the curve at San Mateo Point. If only this were an F59PHI.
Finally done for the night. Amtrak crews make the final preparations before taking the train to the yard where it will await its next assignments the next day.
On September 30, 2017, the mountain valley surrounding Tolland, Colorado, is painted in the colors of autumn as Amtrak’s California Zephyr heads westbound towards the Moffat Tunnel.