Tom Golden photo.
We're on a westbound meeting the Empire Builder on double track at Cooney.
Hurricane Eloise's flooding of the Harrisburg substation has displaced the usual GG-1 on Train 30 with an A-B-B set of E-Units under the wires.
We're westbound on a Milwaukee Road freight train at Oconomowoc,WI.as Amtrak's Empire Builder meets us eastbound.
R.I.P. The remains of an Amtrak F40PH sit, buried in the weeds at Larry's Truck & Electric. Note: This photo was taken on private property, with permission.
VIA 85 the "International" is about to cross the CP St. Thomas Sub at what is now know as "Carew". The 322 has 3 Amcoach, 1 Amdinette, 2 more Amcoach and finally on the tail end is a Tempo coach.
Trying to beat the clouds, 322 and 320 head up through the first section of Gilluly on the way up to Soldier Summit with eastbound #6 California Zephyr in August 1985.
With slightly less vegetation that today, a 150 minute late eastbound Californian Zephyr takes the diversionary route to the Thistle tunnels on the climb up to Soldier Summit behind 322 and 320 in... (more)