Amtrak 196 leads the new Acela trainset west through Brookfield.
The new Acela trainset makes its way west out of the windy city, bound for testing in Pueblo, Colorado.
SP 4449 races toward Whitefish, MT, along with a pelaton filled with railfans.
SP 4449 parallels the Pend Oreille River on its way toward Troy, and subsequently Whitefish, as it passes underneath Hwy. 2, the first easily accessible shot since Bonners Ferry.
SP 4449 speeds eastward between Troy and Libby, now in the Big Sky state of Montanta.
SP 4449 is about to cross Lake Pend Oreille as seen from the Bottle Bay Road overlook.
SP 4449 heads EB out of Spokane, crossing the Spokane River on a great looking bridge.
National Restaurant Association's chartered train heads back to Chicago, passing the coal fired power plant in Pleasant Prairie.