Repairs to the drawbridge on parallel US-11 allowed me to get a close up of "North Draw" as the Crescent crosses Lake Ponchartrain.
Happy 50th Anniversary, Amtrak!
Fifty years to the day from the first run of Amtrak train 18, the eastbound Super-Chief-El Capitan, its 2021 version, train 4 Sou... (more)
Amtrak California Zephyr train 6 is in the homes stretch for Denver Union Station east of Plain. The Denver skyline is prominently on display on this vibrant evening in April 2018.
Its journey from Washington nearly complete, an Amtrak corridor train enters the old Back Bay Station in Boston. The smoke screen in the background was left by a just-departed MBTA local. The trac... (more)
Amtrak #933, test train for the Amtrak's Charger locomotives, descend down Raton Pass just north of the namesake New Mexico town. July, 2019.
The eastbound Pennsylvanian crosses the Susquehanna River. Next stop, Harrisburg Station.
Just another afternoon at Bernal as #3 knocks down the semaphore intermediates.
I got the chance to catch the Amtrak charger test train this morning. It's on the route of the California Zephyr, train 6. It was running about 2 hours behind the actual number 6 as train 952. The... (more)
Amtrak's Charger test train races across northern New Mexico at Hebron on a hot summer morning. The purpose of the test train was to see how Amtrak's new Siemens SC-44 Charger units handle on a lo... (more)
Starting to move again after waiting for M.o.W to clear up at Springer and to get a new track warrant, AMTK 202 leads a test train with a pair of Amtrak's new Charger units to see how they'll hand... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 767 heads to Goleta from San Diego on November 24, 2018. Amtrak P42DC 202 is shoving this train through Orange, California, next to the new tennis courts at Chapma... (more)
An Amtrak special passes through Riverside, California, on July 17, 2017. This train, numbered 399, consisting of P42DCs 202 and 130, along with SC-44s IDTX 4617 and 4618, and a motley assortment... (more)
Amtrak No. 5 the westbound California Zephyr climbs up the Truckee River Canyon from Reno to Truckee.
Amtrak Empire Builder rolls into downtown Elk River past the historic grain elevator that now serves as a feed, seed and pet supply business.
The cows pay no attention to the California Zephyr which is climbing through Big Ten Curve on its way to the Colorado Rocky Mountains.