Thursday 11/18/21 was the first day for passenger trains on the Pt Defiance bypass, Sound Transits Lakewood sub. Amtrak #11, Starlight, was the first long distance passenger train on the route. Th... (more)
Amtrak #11 kicks up the snow as it passes by a empty grain train leaving the Harvest States Export Facility after a rare freshly fallen snowfall near sea level along the Columbia River in Kalama, ... (more)
The Peoria Rocket arrives at Joliet Union Station greeted by the fireman waving from a freight headed east.
During a brief break between snow storms that have brought a good deal of sea level snow to the Puget Sound area (to say nothing of the foot or more at higher elevations), the Amtrak Starlight rol... (more)
Farewell Pacific Parlour Car. For one final moment, Pacific Parlour Car "Columbia Valley" sits quietly on track 10 at Los Angeles Union Station, having just arrived from Seattle. This woul... (more)
The tramway 71-605 (KTM-5M3) #2065 riding enroute #11 (10 Voenna street (10th Military street) - Tsentral'nyi Rynok (Central Market). This tramway built by Ust-Katav Wagon-Building Plant in March,... (more)
Amtrak's Southbounds Coast Starlight travelling along UP's Coast Sub. Most of the line here is inaccessible due because it's running through Vandenberg AFB or Private Grounds. Only on Jalama Beach... (more)
Another train with about 112 happy passengers is going up the mountain. Train # 11 from Brienz to Rothorn Kulm is seen in the rocky section above Chüemad with lightoil fired cogwheel steamlocomot... (more)
Narrow gauge steam locomotive Gr-336 rides along viaduct on Vyshenka - Yablunka stretch. This viaduct was built in 1953 and have length 100 meters and height 19,5 meters. This steam locomotive as ... (more)
Cogwheel railcar Bhe 4/8 # 11 "Mendrisio" of the Monte Generoso Railway arrived on Generoso Vetta, 1605 m a.s.l., as first train of the day from Capolago-Riva San Vitale. In the background the new... (more)
Union Pacific 3012 makes it's first coastline appearance on the head end of Amtrak 11.
Amtrak's Southbound Coast Starlight races through the rich agricultural sprawl south of San Luis Obispo at Edna. Soon the train will begin to slow for the journey through Price Canyon.
One of BNSF's brand new Tier4 compliant ET44C4's leads Amtrak Starlight #11 southbound through "Crossing Alley" as a UP train leaves Albina in the backround.