AMTK 517 leads a strange consist into Lafayette, Indiana with the combined Cardinal/Beech Grove barge in tow. Odd to see a B32-P42-F59 lash up but I'll take it!
AMTK 517 subs for a NPCU as it brings #338 thru Franksville, WI on May 14th, 2018.
The Southwest Chief is running late as it nears Argentine, KS, for refueling. The next regular station stop is close by at Union Station in Kansas City, MO
Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH #517 leads a Hiawatha Service train past the depot at Lake Forest, Illinois. The frigid temperatures seem to have been sidelining the brand-new SC-44 Chargers and bringing out ... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight rolls northward on Mt. Shasta's flanks during Memorial Day weekend 1995. Within days, the stylish GEs on the Starlights would be replaced by Genesis units.
Some yard power and a long haul.
Spring is in full bloom as Amtrak #517 makes a rare appearance leading a southbound Amtrak Hiawatha out of the Sturtevant depot. The flames from the exhaust add a bit of drama.
Amtrak 517 leads the eastbound Illinois Zephyr through Westmont.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 departs the former D&RGW station at Helper, Utah. While the stable of locomotives includes Southern Pacific power, plenty of D&RGW SD40T-2s are on hand as a rem... (more)
A pleasant October morning in 1995 finds Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 climbing east on the former D&RGW at Gilluly. SP dispatcher 78 has lined the train through the Gilluly center siding, c... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 emerges from the 3009 ft. Thistle Tunnel in Spanish Fork Canyon.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 departs Helper Yard for Denver, Colorado.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #5 roars west along the south shore of the Great Salt Lake on the former Western Pacific Railroad.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 winds its way east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.