Amtrak 500 leads the Illinois Xephyr east into Naperville.
Amtrak #3, the outbound Southwest Chief, hustles west through Aurora, passing a stopped eastbound coal train at the High Street bridge. Those shadows were making me sweat a bit as I awaited Amtrak... (more)
Thursday night, I made it out to Kansas City Union Station to shoot Amtrak no. 3 coming into town with an old Pepsi Can on the point.
Here's the Southwest Chief, as it arrived in KC with the #5... (more)
Southwest chief races west through Kewanee with the rather unusual sight of a P32 leading the charge
A rare leader brings the Southwest Chief west past Highlands.
Amtrak 500 makes for a rare leader on the Southwest Chief today as it pulls into Naperville. Amtrak 500 will eventually be taken off in Kansas City where only the two trailing P42's would remain.
Amtrak's Hiawatha service races past the Wadsworth Feed store back when the searchlights were still standing.
Amtrak 500 brings up the rear of the Leavenworth Snow Train as it waits in Winton siding for a BNSF freight to roll by westbound. The train is en route to Leavenworth for an afternoon of snowy act... (more)
A westbound Amtrak Capitol curves along San Pablo Bay at Pinole, California, on March 12, 1995. The train is led by GE P32BWH “Pepsi Can” No. 500, with another P32 is on the east end of five Horiz... (more)
Amtrak Train #311 streaks past P-Hill on the UP Sedalia Sub. behind a rare B32-8WH leader. The former Pepsi Cans don't call this territory home very often, and the 500's presence was necessitated... (more)
In the early afternoon, a "Pepsi Can" GE races eastward with a San Joaquin at Knightsen, CA.
To the right of #500 is a pair of Rio Grande GP60s.
In the late 70's early 80's I take a weeks vacation from running trains and go riding trains. I really enjoyed the open Dutch Doors on the older equipment with the Cons permission of course.