Leaving Utah, Ruby Canyon, and the Colorado River behind (pictured on the opposite side of the tunnel), #6 is now cruising along the meandering Salt Creek nearing much flatter terrain at Mack enro... (more)
#5 highballs the west siding switch at Crescent on a windy summer morning, giving passengers a sweeping view of the Rockies and the Gross Dam Reservoir as they continue to gain elevation enroute t... (more)
Running a little behind schedule in the mid-day heat, #6 cruises over Salt Creek leaving the Colorado River and Ruby Canyon behind. The right of way now cuts through the impressive geology at this... (more)
Running on time and downhill into Minot, the Chicago-bound "Empire Builder" flies high over Gassman Coulee and against a picturesque July sunset.
Amtrak 91 slows for a speed restriction south of Seville.
The Silver Star has a good day and flies through on time.
Amtrak Train 683 (Downeaster) is seen passing through Wilmington, MA in a snowstorm with a snow-covered Christmas wreath. This line is the former Boston & Maine New Hampshire Route.
Amtrak train number 4, the eastbound "Southwest Chief", knocks down the semaphores on the west end of the siding at Chappelle, New Mexico.
AMTK P42DCs 55 and 201 lead the westbound California Zephyr - correction - Southwest Chief past the grain elevator at Verdemont.
Westbound Amtrak 3 "Southwest Chief" passes Semaphore at Milepost 706.2 between Springer and Colmor (NM)
Passing Starlights. The daily ritual, at least when both trains are on time, takes place in front of the beautifully resorted Southern Pacific freight house here in San Luis Obispo as Amtra... (more)
Amtrak P091 stops at Kissimmee Station on a windy day.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs toward Tunnel 1 just east of Plainview, Colorado, on January 14, 2006.
Today's northbound Amtrak Crescent was supposed to have the Phase IV heritage unit leading, which ended up being taken off in Greensboro. Powered by a solo unit, the Crescent crosses the former So... (more)