Amtrak 48 was a special train back on February 17th, 2014 when it featured the Honoring Veterans Unit in the lead, seen departing Schenectady Amtrak Station for Albany into the afternoon sun passi... (more)
On March 15, 2015, Amtrak’s Winter Park Express ski train is passing milepost 19 at the west end of Rocky, Colorado. Leading the eastbound train is specially-painted “America’s Railroad Salu... (more)
A delivery of 18 new baggage cars got some special power for the occasion.
Station Stop Saratoga Springs. On Sunday, December 6, 2015, Amtrak P42DC 42 (Salutes Our Veterans) leads the Capital Region Toys for Tots train, shown at the station in Saratoga Springs, Ne... (more)
Amtrak's first Veterans tribute locomotive, P42 #42, painted in Amtrak's 42nd year of existence, was eventually named after CEO and USAF veteran Joseph Boardman (decals visible under the cab windo... (more)
Amtrak 5 ducks under the Santa Fe main at Cameron on the BNSF Ottumwa Subdivision with the Veterans P42DC leading.
Amtrak #6 has dropped below the blizzard blowing around Soldier Summit and is now passing Kyune with its center siding. Nearby Highway US 6 has a mile long backup over the summit but #6 just blew ... (more)
Perhaps the loneliest line in the land, BNSF's route via Raton Pass has been forsaken but for Amtrak's daily train. At the time of this photo, however, the route also carried a daily manifest betw... (more)
When the word went out that the California Zephyr was being led by Amtrak #42 in the special Veterans paint scheme, it was decided to head into the mountains to get a tunnel shot. On the day it ar... (more)
As it starts pouring Amtrak 42 leads the southbound Cardinal as it slowly comes to a stop in Dyer Indiana.
Amtrak #42 (P42DC) in the special Veteran scheme brings down the California Zephyr from Tunnel #1.
Heavy snow is falling and the temperature is 8 degrees, but the payoff is catching Amtrak Veteran special #42 emerging from Tunnel #2 on the Moffat Line.
Amtrak's Veterans unit leads the Westbound California Zephyr through Cameron.
Veterans Special Points the Way
Veterans number 42 points the way in the morning mist near Eisele (Clay) on Sunday the 19th of October. The last of Fall’s color lingers in t... (more)
Amtrak's veterans unit named for the late Amtrak President Joseph Boardman, sits in the yard at Beech Grove. This was taken when this unit was there for a few months for training shop workers.