The southern throat trackage of Chicago Union Station can get busy as two long-distance Amtrak trains meet, and an inbound Metra commuter train is about to disappear into the dark depths of the st... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief departs Chicago for Los Angeles on a forty-one hour journey through America’s heartland and southwest on the afternoon of April 17, 2009.
Last Trips North. As P42DC 195 leads Amtrak Train 69 (Adirondack) across the Saranac River on October 29, 2018, the cannot help but focus on the first car and not the power. For the last ti... (more)
An Amtrak test train passes through Dolton on the former C&EI.
Tom Golden photo.
Scenic on the Adirondack. P42DC 195 leads Amtrak Train 68 (Adirondack) on October 28, 2018, making the station stop at the then brand new platform in Schenectady, New York. After serving the Great... (more)
Amtrak 768's double ended consist passes an assortment of Metrolink power at Keller Yard including lone F40PH #800, which is the shop switcher here as the F125s are placed into service.
It's been a terrible Fall in the Northeast and on another rain soaked gloomy day the Ocean View dome and a P42 pull off the fence track to back on to the NB Adirondack for the trip to Montreal. Th... (more)
No Great Dome today. The Great Dome car is supposed to be on AMTK 68 on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday until November 2nd, but I was out of luck when I shot 68 in Montreal today. Later I would ... (more)
Train 69, the Adirondack with Amtrak's Great Dome car, passes a little fall color in Rouses Point.
Amtrak P091 makes a stop at the historic Sebring station.
Running right on-time, Amtrak's westbound Sunset Limited rolls along UP's Houston Subdivision at Bissonnet on the west side of Houston.
Seen here, the now retired Santa Fe Southern locomotive faces off against the head end of Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it idles alongside the station platform in Lamy, NM.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief slowly pulls up alongside the station platform in Las Vegas, NM as passengers eagerly wait to board.
Featured here, moments prior to pulling away from the station platform in Lamy, NM we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief. Running approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes behind schedule, the train makes an... (more)
The morning California Zephyr leaves Denver's Union Station sporting a triple header lashup in anticipation of running through heavy snow in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.