Amtrak’s eastbound Southwest Chief flies over a fill along a trackside pond west of Leeds, Illinois, on May 9, 1992. Powering train 4 is a pair of new GE B32BWH locomotives bracketing an older EMD... (more)
A John C. Benson original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Amtrak 505 brings up the rear of a eastbound BNSF intermodal in Westmont, dead in tow bound for Beech Grove.
A Richard Lorntzen original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Amtrak's Leavenworth Snow Train arrives at the station near Leavenworth in the midst of mountains and orchards. The full train will unload into school buses for the short ride into town and the em... (more)
Amtrak GE P32BWH No. 505 leads a four-car San Joaquin southbound over the drawbridge at Middle River, California, on March 10, 2006.
Crossing over the 930-foot-long Stenner Creek trestle, AMTK 505 leads the southbound Coast Starlight off Cuesta Pass and toward its next station stop of San Luis Obispo.
With a unique set of power on the point this afternoon, Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight races into Santa Margarita just a few miles from beginning its accent up Cuesta Pass.
A westbound Amtrak San Joaquin passes vineyard's at Duffy filed with pools of rain water. Out here southeast of Stockton, where the topography is pancake flat, these short trains do all of track s... (more)
With the first half of its journey complete, Amtrak 1790 prepares to depart San Luis Obispo for points south with the veteran AMTK 505 on the point followed by the private cars "Pacific Trail" and... (more)
The northbound Coast Starlight arrives at Portland in March 1994.
Flying low, the eastbound Southwest Chief highballs the crossover at East Double A, Arizona on the first day of Fall 1996.
After getting word that a Dash-8 was heading north shoving on the rear of Amtrak 777 from San Diego to Los Angeles, I made it a point on this afternoon to get out somewhere to see if it stayed on ... (more)
The southbound Starlight runs slightly late into Kelso for a stop. I haven't seen one of the older Dash-8's lead in awhile and it apparently crapped out before getting to California.
Amtrak's Portland section of the Empire Builder begins to cross Naito Parkway as it prepares to turn around for the trip back east at the north end of the Steel Bridge.