Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder makes track speed entering the super-elevated curve coming into Lewiston,WI.. Someone had asked me if anyone complained about my aiming a camera at everyone I wor... (more)
Amtrak SDP40F units 627 & 587 pull the eastbound SAN FRANCISCO ZEPHYR at Laramie. I was there waiting for the excursion behind Union Pacific 4-8-4 8444.
Amtrak's Empire Builder comes into the station stop at Portage,WI..
Coming home for the last time --- as the sun was setting D&RGW's "Rio Grande Zephyr" Train 18 was arguably in one of the route's most popular locations --- Glenwood Canyon --- after departing Glen... (more)
Amtrak's westbound North Coast Hiawatha passing a Milwaukee Road work train at Watertown,WI. on its way to the west coast.
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha passes the Milwaukee Road Portage,WI. round house departing Portage for the west coast.
The eastbound San Francisco Zephyr descends from the Sherman Summit toward Cheyenne in the afternoon.
The Floridian makes a station stop at Lafayette on the old Monon.
The southbound Southern Crescent is just north of Peachtree Station in Atlanta on its daily trip from New York.
Every other day it would continue to New Orleans.
Amtrak's "Rainbow Era" was over by early 1975 as Amtrak #621 lead Train #6 over the Truckee River East of Verdi. The sixth car in the consist was one of SP's home-built dome cars.
Ready head North to Cheyenne with #5, the Westbound San Francisco Zephyr is at Denver Union Station. At that time, #5 still operated over the UP from Cheyenne over to Ogden.
A pleasing sight was this matched set of four green E8s as the Claytor retro-paint brightened the new era of the Southern.
Southern Crescent catches first light of day as it stretches out across Lake Hartwell after making a 6:35 a.m. stop at Clemson
The northbound Southern Crescent probably somewhere in Alabama passing the "beautiful" kudzu.