Heavy snow is falling and the temperature is 8 degrees, but the payoff is catching Amtrak Veteran special #42 emerging from Tunnel #2 on the Moffat Line.
Amtrak's Veterans unit leads the Westbound California Zephyr through Cameron.
Veterans Special Points the Way
Veterans number 42 points the way in the morning mist near Eisele (Clay) on Sunday the 19th of October. The last of Fall’s color lingers in the... (more)
Amtrak's veterans unit named for the late Amtrak President Joseph Boardman, sits in the yard at Beech Grove. This was taken when this unit was there for a few months for training shop workers.
It’s enough to warm an old vet’s heart. The “Texas Eagle” rolls north, with Amtrak’s tribute locomotive proudly leading the way.
Amtrak 42 ducks under the signal bridge at CP Morgan with the Chicago skyline in the background.
After striking a truck in Texas the afternoon prior, the northbound "Texas Eagle" makes a rare daylight appearance at CPY 289 with Amtrak's veterans locomotive in the lead.
Amtrak's "Salutes Our Veterans" locomotive brings the Texas Eagle into St. Louis.
On a toasty summer afternoon, Amtrak’s Veterans paint P42 races south, passing the, once historic, now metra, depot in downtown Lemont.
Amtrak's Veterans unit departs Wisconsin Dells with the Empire Builder. The specially painted P42 looked great over the historic 1903 built bridge.
As protestors gather only a few miles away, the Amtrak veterans unit leads the eastbound Empire Builder to Spokane.
The specially painted Amtrak #42 (Veterans paint scheme) leads the California Zephyr out of tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado.
Amtrak's Empire Builder, with the Salute to Veterans unit 42 leading the way, at Pewaukee, WI.
As Amtrak train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departs Los Angeles Union Station, Metrolink train 328 (behind SCAX MP36PH-3C 888, also departs L.A.’s Union Station. Both trains are runn... (more)
When Amtrak 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, departed Chicago, it had the usual five-car reduced consist due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Engines 42 and 41, sleeper 32097, dining car 38034, ... (more)