Amtrak’s California Zephyr cruises through Tolland on the bright autumn day of September 26, 2019, as the aspens change to their golden colors in the high country of Colorado.
"Big Game Zephyr at Denver"
One of the Heartland Flyer's "Big Game" branded engines sits on the head end of the California Zephyr in Denver Union Station while getting ... (more)
The inbound Southwest Chief passes the deadline at Keller Yard as they near their destination of Los Angeles Union Station.
Amtrak's Westbound Empire Builder departs out of the Dells with the Big Game 50 leading Phase IV 184.
During a light snowfall AMTK P42DC #50, AMTK P42DC #197, and AMTK P42DC #156 provide power to Amtrak Empire Builder #7 as it makes its station stop in Red Wing, MN. Photo taken 1/28/19.
Unfamiliar territory! With the diamonds at CP Canal along the usual route being replaced, Amtrak's Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains were detoured down Metra's Rock Island District. The outbo... (more)
The outbound Texas Eagle, detoured onto the Rock Island line due to track work, passes by IIT's Main Building at 33rd street. Other oddities for this train include the F40 Cabbage unit.
The Missouri River Runner waits for its morning departure time at Kansas City.
On March 5, 2012, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr is eastbound through the barren desert landscape at Solitude, Utah. Apparently the locomotive recently hit some livestock on the engineer’s ... (more)
Amtrak Train 316 leaves IDP 7 minutes late and sails over I-70 at an altitude of 15' 11" as it makes its way out of the Kansas City Metro Area for St. Louis.
Locomotive: AMTK 50
The two GE P42DCs on Amtrak No. 6, the California Zephyr, smoke a bit coming out of a curve beneath the imposing Bookcliffs between Solitude and Floy, Utah, on the morning of March 5, 2012. Union ... (more)
Even After 45 Years, I Still Have a Lot of Great Memories of This DayAlmost immediately after it took over passenger train operations from the private railroads In 1971, Amtrak sent... (more)
The Wienermobile Visits FullertonOn a gloomy day in August, a United Aircraft TurboTrain accellerated out of Fullerton, California, as it headed to San Diego. Built by United Aircr... (more)
A southbound Amtrak Saluki running between Chicago and Carbondale passes through Champaign in the late morning.
Amtrak Train 313 Rockets out of its station stop in Jefferson City, as a Manifest train awaits a new crew to take it west.