Outside Auto Train, I believe this is the largest Amtrak train I have ever personally witnessed. Running 10 hours late on June 28, 1998, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr crosses Blue Mountain ... (more)
After waiting a few minutes for MOW crews to clear the tracks down at Rocky Siding, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr descends Big Ten Curve and continues east towards Denver on May 25th, 2018.... (more)
In my May trip out to Arizona I wanted to hit up the Lordsburg stuff since it had some different style signals on it east of Tuscon. The Lordsburg Sub is part of the Sunset Route that runs from Tu... (more)
Just as the sun sets behind the hills, Amtrak No. 822 comes around a curve and heads for the classic Gainesville passenger station built by Santa Fe.
Westbound Lake Shore Limited Boston section arrives at Springfield. The platforms are being rebuilt as part of a project to restore Springfield Union Station to service. The building closed in 197... (more)
Three sets of RDC cars in three different paint schemes rest at Danbury, Conn., on Metro North. Amtrak 18 is flanked by two sets of MNCR cars.
After suffering major mechanical issues over Raton Pass, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 makes are rare daylight run over Arizona as it rounds the curve at Valentine.
As I was watching the eastbound Southwest Chief pull out of Albuquerque's downtown station, I thought, "Wow, the sound sure echos off the buildings here. It sounds like there's a train behind... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief departs Galesburg,IL..
As a BNSF Railway freight heads west, Amtrak train #4, the "Southwest Chief," rolls to its first stop on its Los Angeles to Chicago journey. Pulling the train on June 12th, 2015, at Ful... (more)
The Lakeshore Limited flies through Westfield on track 2, they are running 2.5 hours as they pass by me. Having the reputation of being late running has earned them the nickname the "Latesho... (more)
A decent amount of change has come to the Lake Shore Limited in the two years that have elapsed since I had last photographed this train here: Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: GE P42DCLocation: East Syracuse, New York, USALocomotive #: AMTK 18Train ID: 48Photo Date: October, 1998
PV Special. The WB Lake Shore Limited has been combined (449 from Boston is the first 5 cars and 49 from NYP is the rest of the train) and is just waiting for its departure time to leave. In the b... (more)
The Amtrak motor has stepped aside while the F-units move to pull the train back into the museum. This will allow the Amtrak motor to attach to the other end to lead back to Houston.