Amtrak's City of New Orleans crosses Pass Manchac, the narrow channel connecting Lake Maurepas with Lake Pontchartrain, on its afternoon approach to the Crescent City.
Shortly after dawn, Amtrak's City of New Orleans passes downtown Memphis. In a minute or so the train will arrive at Memphis Central Station. 59 was running about a half hour late which allowed ... (more)
When Martin Luther King Jr. came to Marks, MS in March of 1968, he wept. At the time Marks was the poorest community in the poorest county in the poorest state in all of America. King was heartbro... (more)
Upgrades to the Modern Mainline of Mid-America. Amtrak #59 (the southbound City of New Orleans) led by AMTK #4 charges through CN's new super defect detector. This structure is a consolidation of ... (more)
The southbound City of New Orleans charges past the cotton gin in the small delta community of Crenshaw, MS.
The southbound City of New Orleans flies past Loram (LMIX) 612 as it goes through the small community of Banks, MS.
The southbound City of New Orleans flies through the small delta community of Savage, MS.
The City of New Orleans makes a crew change while stopped at Carbondale Station
"..and graveyards of rusted autombiles. Good Morning America!" On the first morning of 2019, Amtrak 76 leads the southbound City of New Orleans through the small delta farming community... (more)
Amtrak's southbound City of New Orleans passes through the Manchac Drawbridge and over Manchac Pass on the CN McComb Sub in Louisiana.
Looking like a model train set, Amtrak's southbound City of New Orleans (Train 59) snakes through downtown Memphis, over an hour behind schedule, as it approaches Central Station. Look closely and... (more)
Amtrak's southbound City of New Orleans passes through the Manchac Drawbridge and over Manchac Pass on the CN McComb Sub in Louisiana. Manchac Pass connects Lake Maurepas to Lake Pontchartrain.
"The City of New Orleans" Train no. 59 had 8 extra single-level cars on it today as it traveled down to New Orleans. The single-level cars will be used for the Polar Express.
Good Morning America. AMTK #59 led by AMTK #36 barrels through the small town of Walls, MS on a chilly fall morning.
"...and graveyards full of rusty automobiles." A late #59 led by #129 rolls past the small unincorporated town of Glover, MS just north of Lake Cormorant, MS.