Very rare occurrence on Auto Train as a P32 lead the 8 hour late service and seemed to collect a vulture along the way. Ice storms up north severely delayed the train.
The 516 holds down switching duty at Auto Train.
Another shot from the old print box. Amtrak #36, the Desert Wind rounding Sullivan's Curve in Cajon Pass. That “Pepsi Can” P32-8 looks pretty good to me. Scanned from a color print.
..Adam Farence Photo.
The last Capitol of the day has just departed Sacramento. It is about to rattle over the diamond with the Yolo Short Line. The shortline trackage was originally electrified, using a third rail.
The 516 switches carriers off the inbound.
Amtrak's Los Angeles bound Desert Wind waits in Salt Lake City for its Chicago connection to arrive from Denver on April 24, 1993.
One of the last passenger trains to pass Kelso was Amtrak's short-lived "Vegas Celebrity Train" which ran sporadically between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Behind an SDP40 and three F units, the tr... (more)
Amtrak's Desert Wind train #35 makes a rare daylight appearance along Union Pacific's Lynndyl Subdivision at Lake Point, Utah. The connecting California Zephyr train #5 arrived at Salt Lake City a... (more)
Where's the train? A crew member peers back to check track alignement as a PV from Minneapolis is about to get shoved indoors from one of the "new" yard goats. The SCAL is overhead and the... (more)
Amtrak slams the diamond with the J at Rondout.
Amtrak SDP40F 516 brings an eastbound San Diegan across Lemon Street as it departs the Fullerton, CA, train station on its way to San Diego on October 17, 1974.
Amtrak SDP40F 516 is on the point of an eastbound San Diegan as it approaches the first stop after leaving Los Angeles - Fullerton, CA. The eventual destination for this train is San Diego... (more)
Amtrak #516 waits at the Jax Amtrak Station back when Amtrak used to station a motor here.