Westbound Amtrak Wolverine Service, #353, blasts through an old coaling tower, just east of Michigan City, IN. I think the track here is actually owned by Amtrak, but I couldn't confirm it.
The Amtrak Blue Water train pulls into the old East Lansing station under ominous skies.
Amtrak 32 leads Lincoln Service 303 south around the s-curve south of Joliet.
Amtrak 32 arrives into Hammond with a eastbound Wolverine.
A scar-faced P42, ahead of the normal NPCU, brings a southbound Hiawatha Service train into Sturtevant on the northbound main track. Apparently, the P42 was added to accommodate the bad-order NPC... (more)
Starting its 300-mile trek to Chicago, Amtrak's "Saluki" accelerates out of the ex-Illinois Central yard, with the old steam-era concrete coal bunkers still standing in the background. ... (more)
Amtrak 355 is heading west toward Chicago as they pass alongside Livernois Yard in Detroit.
Amtrak 32 flies by me as I am standing by the Michigan Line at a top speed of 80MPH just before the sun sets.
Amtrak 355 led by Amtrak 32 hustles through Chelsea, Michigan 30 minutes late into Jackson.
The trailing GE of Amtrak 364, the eastbound Bluewater passes under the Newberry Rd. bridge as it approaches Durand Union Station for its nightly eastbound stop.
Amtrak 353 is 20 miles into the trip to Chicago Union Station as they pass Caniff Street in Detroit on the Holly Subdivision.
Amtrak 32 leads the 353 Wolverine under the CP 503 signal bridge on Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line while NS's Lackawanna Heritage ACe waits with a UP bound manifest in the background.
During a light snow, a pedestrian chooses to run across the tracks as the Blue Water blows its horn and the crossing is activated. If he slipped, who knows what would have happened? Would it hav... (more)