The Chicago and Mississippi Railroad built thru here in 1854. The railroad went thru 2 name changes in 1857 and 1862 when it became the Chicago and Alton Railroad. The GM&O bought the Alton in 194... (more)
A P42DC has replaced a Siemens Charger normally assigned to Amtrak's northbound Illini as it cruises past the endless soybean fields of Illinois a couple of minutes before its scheduled stop in Ce... (more)
North Bound Texas Eagle #22 towards Chicago pulls out of Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station with the Downtown of Dallas lit by the late afternoon sun acting as the perfect background.
The outbound Texas Eagle arrives at Joliet around 20 minutes late on its trip down to the Great State of Texas.
Texas Eagle 21 departs Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station (DAL) on the former Rock Island tracks towards Fortworth (FTW) where the Train would get a new set of crew before proceeding towards San ... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder passengers enjoy the colorful foliage along the Mississippi River Valley as train 8 heads east near Maple Springs, MN along the shore of Lake Pepin. Sunny weather gave way ... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs out of Rocky, Colorado, after meeting an eastbound Union Pacific coal train on June 28, 2008. In a few minutes after circling Big 10 Curve, No. 5 will... (more)
Train from St. Louis to Chicago pulls into Springfield station with state capitol in background.
Amtrak's Capitol Limited passes through Goehring Park in West Newton, PA. Amtrak 68 leads the way, while the Veteran's Unit trails.
Amtrak 68 leads the eastbound Illinois Zephyr through Lisle.
The Amtrak Vermonter pulls into Bellows Falls station for the southbound, train #55, stop during torrential rain that is soon slated to be heavy snow.
Southbound Turboliner at Mayfair Junction.
Amtrak's "Illinois Zephyr" ducks under the iconic signal bridge outside of Union Station.
Amtrak 68 leads the southbound Texas Eagle through Lockport.
Amtrak's Westbound Cardinal enters the Buckingham Branch RR at Orange, VA. After a speedy run down the continuous welded rail of the ex-SOU Washington District, its now many miles of slow jointed... (more)