The California Zephyr runs through Eisele, Colorado (also known as Clay) which is at the base of Blue Mountain.
The California Zephyr makes a 180 degree turn at the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado. After rounding the corner it will climb the grade towards Tunnel 1.
The California Zephyr runs along Blue Mountain before entering Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
Amtrak Cardinal departing Charlottesville.
Moving fast to make up its three hour delay in Clifton Forge, the eastbound Cardinal crosses over the Norfolk & Western Railways former line to Hagerstown. Both lines at one point had been bustlin... (more)
The Air Up There..
Hey, I've gone aloft as I catch The Southwest Chief racing below the Sandia Mountains and into Albuquerque
Train No4, the Chicago bound Southwest Chief descends the east slope of Raton Pass as it heads for it's next stop of Trinidad then onward to La Junta for a crew change. The Santa Fe search lights ... (more)
Southwest Chief, train No4 heading for Raton is at track speed as it slams the west end of Levy, New Mexico on May 2, 2019.
Amtrak's northbound Southwest Chief steps through the curvy terrain and by the west end of Chapelle, New Mexico with it's Chicago bound train on May 2, 2019.
Amtrak's northbound Southwest Chief, No4 races towards it's next stop of Raton as it makes the posted 79mph a few miles north of Maxwell, New Mexico on May 2, 2019. I have to say, 79mph on jointe... (more)
Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited #448 is running late as it passes by the old Lake Shore & Michigan Southern depot, now museum in Painesville, Ohio.
Running slightly behind the advertised schedule, a ~3 hour late Crescent pulls into the nations capitol behind a P42DC pair as the cherry blossoms show their beauty.
Amtrak train 80, the northbound Carolinian service, cruises through the switches at Elm on its way toward the depot in Greensboro, NC on March 31, 2018.
As the snow falls deep within the Rocky Mountains, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr climbs the grade out of Tolland Siding and up towards the Moffat Tunnel on December 23rd, 2017.
The high winds speeds already are kicking up quite a bit of snow, but the swiftly moving eastbound Zephyr is definitely making its own contribution to the swirling white stuff as it crosses the gr... (more)