The first morning train southbound through Washington D.C. for Amtrak is Train 67. The nominal "Night Owl" on the rest of its route, it catches a fiery sunrise as it seen leaving L'Enfan... (more)
A quiet morning filled with the sounds of wind and water is briefly interrupted as two GE P42DCs lead Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight along the Puget Sound near Steilacoom, WA on March 24th, 2... (more)
The westbound Pennsylvanian splits the MP 310 signals at Loyalhanna.
The Washington cherry blossom festival is the unofficial start of Spring. Here we see Amtrak 51 "Cardinal" coming south through L'Enfant plaza as the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.
On the right is Amtrak Train #3, the Southwest Chief, and on the left is what was Amtrak Train #313, and will become 314 in the morning.
A KCS grain train heads through Penn Avenue as Amtrak Train #3 waits for its crew change and passenger stop.
Just arrived on KCUS Track 29 is Amtrak Train #3, and will change crews, take on passengers, a little water, and leave some passengers, and a few bags of trash, and an Iowa Pacific full dome car b... (more)
The Silver Star pauses for station work in the City of Oakes. Note the oak tree mural on the convention center in the background.
The westbound Southwest Chief pulls into Naperville for a station stop as the second unit smokes like a steam engine.
The train formerly known as the Broadway Limited departs Pittsburgh with a mix of passengers and Amfreight.
Amtrak Northeast Regional
The Amtrak Northeast Regional passes under the Southern Railway signal bridge.
This Amtrak oddball would soon be renumbered into the 520 series to make way for the P42 #194 to take its roster number. Photo taken with permission.
The 194 had ditch lights added and they look good, matching the "Canadian style" headlight housing. Photo taken on RR property with permission and under proper protection.
Truely an oddball. Only 8 of these units were ever built by GMD for use hauling Toronto Commuter trains (hence the "TC" part of the name). These factory kitbashes sit on SD40 frames, have shorte... (more)