The Last Time. The last crew to make up the popular Reno Fun Train takes a moment on a fittingly, gloomy morning in Sparks, Nevada to pose for a group photo in front of the train's l... (more)
"Next Stop Maysville!" Usually leaving the Queen City around 3:30 in the morning the first November eastbound Cardinal leaves the Queen city nearly 7 hours late after the westbound was l... (more)
Amtrak P42DC #3 leads a late train #3 (the westbound Southwest Chief) as it passes through Buena Park, California, on May 26, 2018. This train, along with #5 (the California Zephyr)... (more)
My annual pilgrimage to the Nations Capitol wouldn't be complete without shooting some trains with the area landmarks. Pulling up to a stop signal at CP Virginia, the Roanoke regional is running a... (more)
On a late spring day in Colorado, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr zips through Tunnel 29 and crosses South Boulder Creek just east of Pinecliffe on the morning of May 25, 2017.
Amtrak 3 leads the California Zephyr westbound at Tunnel 29. This location is where the railroad exits South Boulder Canyon.
Amtrak’s California Zephyr winds westbound through Tunnel 29 just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on the morning of May 25, 2017.
Engine 3 leads Amtrak Train 4 and the Veterans Unit east on the BNSF Marceline Sub.-NS Kansas City District at Henrietta right on time, and running track speed.
Locomotives: AMTK 3, AMTK 42
The westbound Southwest Chief passes a lone semaphore at Los Cerrillos between Lamy and Albuquerque.
Amtrak train 8, the Empire Builder rolls past the BNSF roundhouse complex at Interbay as it heads north out of Seattle to Everett, WA. From Interbay to Everett the train will cruise the Puget Soun... (more)
Snaking through Byers Canyon. This is a good warmup for Gore Canyon and Glenwood Canyon, both to come over the next couple hours.
The California Zephyr snakes through Byers Canyon, which still has remnants of winter. Bringing up the rear is Union Pacific Dynanometer UPP 210.
The California Zephyr snakes through Byers Canyon, which still has remnants of winter. The train is almost two hours late, but to make up for it, is sporting a Union Pacific Mobile ... (more)
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr slinks along the rocky cliffs of Little Gore Canyon east of Azure, Colorado, on November 3, 2010.
Westbound Amtrak Train 1, Sunset Limited, technically numbered 421 on this April 8, 2003 day and led by two P42's, crosses the Rio Grande River after leaving El Paso, Texas station. Behind the c... (more)