On a beautiful spring afternoon, Amtrak's Capital Limited rolls past the historic station in Point of Rocks, Maryland on its eastbound journey from Chicago to Washington, DC.
The Capital Limited departs Chicago with the best looking paint scheme for Amtrak. Not much else to say other than paint 'em all like this...
AMTK 301 hitched a ride on the Capitol Limited and arrives in Washington DC for the first time, reaching the east coast after traveling from it's birthplace near Sacramento. It wears the Day 1 li... (more)
The Westbound "Capitol Limited" is seen arriving in Harpers Ferry, WV. The daily train runs from Washington DC to Chicago.
Amtrak's eastbound "Capitol Limited" works its way down Sand Patch Grade, rounding the famous curve at Mance, PA. After a station stop in Cumberland, MD in about 30 minutes, the train wi... (more)
A 1966-built GP40 lends a hand to Amtrak, as the Capitol Limited passes Q-Tower and the Sand Patch helper pocket.
The Capitol Limited passes through Chicago's Armour Square neighborhood on its way to Washington DC.
Penn Central GG-1 No. 4930 is leading the eastbound National Limited to its next stop in Lancaster. The 4930 was built by Altoona/GE in June, 1940, as the PRR 4904.
A nearly 5 hour late Amtrak 30 passes through the town of Versailles, PA on its way to its next stop in Connellsville, PA.
Hurricane Eloise's flooding of the Harrisburg substation has displaced the usual GG-1 on Train 30 with an A-B-B set of E-Units under the wires.
Running over 4 hours late, Amtrak's eastbound Capital Limited slows as it prepares to make a stop in Cumberland, MD. This train left Chicago 2 hours late and picked up another 2 on the way.
The pre-Superliner Capitol Limited accelerates away from historic Harpers Ferry, in this view from the aerie of Maryland Heights. Old John Brown's (relocated) "fort" is on the left, and... (more)
I had just finished working on the set of the movie "Last Flag Flying" and was heading home. I went up to the head end to snap a photo of my train in the fog under this old train shed.
It's Leap Year Day 1976, about a month before Conrail, as the Penn Central's No. 4889 leads Amtrak's National Limited eastbound on the old PRR main line. Note the raised air intakes just below th... (more)