The Phase IV era of Amtrak isn't one I documented terribly well, and isn't the most common to see in general. It was a rather difficult find to get a solid Phase IV consist, and it was the tail en... (more)
On a clear fall morning at Tucson's Amtrak depot, a private fuel contractor tops off the diesel tanks of the GE Genesis locomotives on the point of today's eastbound Sunset Limited.
Amtrak no. 8 meets its fate? Amtrak's Beech Grove facility has been the resting place for this GE P42DC for quite some time. This locomotive was involved in a head on collision accident several ye... (more)
Wrecked Amtrak locomotive awaiting repairs at the Beech Grove shop.
The engineer of the eastbound Sunset Limited climbs off his lead locomotive as a local contractor refuels his power.
The westbound California Zephyr zips downgrade with its usual 8 car consist, along with a few extra in the form of Grand Luxe passenger cars. It was my understanding that these cars were tacked ... (more)
Train #6, the Eastbound California Zephyr crosses the Truckee River at Patrick, as it starts it's journey across the Nevada Desert.
AMTK 8 heading toward Naperville on track 2. At 11:35 AM on Novermber 30'th 2007, this engine will rear-end NS 23M in the yard.
Amtrak's "Hiawatha" service equipment rests along side some of the original Hiawatha cars.
It's 7 A.M. in Cleveland. The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is departing and RTA is arriving at the lake front station
"Silver Meteor" at dusk
Amtrak Regional Train 99 meets VRE Train 311 at Alexandria.
Amtrak unit 8 snakes off the Canal St. Wye with the unloaded Lake Shore Limited cars. It will head south until it can back in to the Amtrak yard to wash and service the cars.
Amtrak Engine #8 is headed south towards the old Atlantic Coast Line tracks over the James River.