With Amtrak 50th Anniversary-painted P42DC #108 leading the way, Amtrak Train 449 out of Boston heads west at Chatham Center, NY in beautiful, late afternoon light.
The Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited is seen passing some of the last New York Central searchlight signals on the Boston Line at CP-11 in Weston, MA. One of the 50th-anniversary units is l... (more)
A break from the posts from my recent trip to California, the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited is seen passing some of the last New York Central searchlight signals on the Boston Line at C... (more)
A set of Amtrak 50th Anniversary units lead the Boston Section of the WB Lake Shore Limited. The train is about 10 miles out of Rensselaer where it will be combined with the NY section for the tri... (more)
The Boston Section of the Lake Shore Limited makes its stop at Springfield.
The westbound Lake Shore Limited thunders through Wellesley Square station and past the Wellesley post office on its way west towards Albany and Chicago. 3 units lead elephant style, with the 3rd ... (more)
When most people think of New England, quaint villages and fall colors are the first things that spring to mind. Go back 100 years and more, however, and you'd find a region filled with factories ... (more)
Why settle for a mere 4,200 horsepower to haul the four-car Boston section of Amtrak's "Lake Shore Limited" when you can throw 12,600 horsepower at it for good measure? This view is at W... (more)
The westbound "Lake Shore Limited" crosses North Elm Street in downtown Westfield shortly after making its station stop in Springfield. Next stop: Pittsfield.
The Chicago-bound Boston section of "The Lake Shore Limited" accelerates out of West Springfield, MA along the Westfield River, preparing for its assault of the Berkshires just ahead. Th... (more)
The Boston edition of the "Lake Shore Limited" has departed Back Bay Station and is passing through Fenway running parallel to the Mass Pike. The final destination for the train is Chicago.
The Westbound Lake Shore Limited is seen passing the iconic mill and Mill Pond Dam in West Warren, MA.
After meeting it's counterpart in Pittsfield, the 145 bursts into warm sunlight on it's westward journey to Albany/Rensselaer Station.
The Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited pulls out of Springfield with a Shuttle set in the background. The station is in the process of platform renovations.
Amtrak's Boston section of the Lakeshore Limited heads west through Athol Junction towards Springfield station.