Amtrak's Southwest Chief sprints west along the ex ATSF transcon chasing the sunset at the end of another day in the desert.
Back When This Train in Fullerton was a Rare EventThe Santa Fe Railway passed through the middle of downtown Pasadena, California. And on New Year's Day, the city of Pasadena hosts ... (more)
An Acela hustles across the now 100 year old Hell Gate Bridge on a lovely summer evening.
From on board Amtrak's Southwest Chief, here we knock down a semaphore signal as our train quickly traverses the high-desert terrain while a thunderstorm brews in the distance.
Number 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, is "one-lungged" today after giving his second unit to #5 at Denver the evening before. The train is now 5 hours late as it passes BNSF's Gibs... (more)
Amtrak’s California Zephyr meets a westbound BNSF freight at Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 28, 2014. In a half hour or so, eastbound No. 6 be in Denver, seen on the horizon jutting up ... (more)
In its Penn Central days, one of the unique ex-New Haven Roger Williams RDC cab units departs Boston's South Station on an evening commuter run, mated with a standard RDC.
These unique RDCs with locomotive-style cabs were built in 1957 as part of a six-car experimental train for the New Haven RR, called the "Roger Williams" and intended for Boston-New York... (more)
When they proved unreliable in intercity service on the New Haven-Springfield line, the Budd SPV-2000s purchased by Connecticut DOT for Amtrak worked briefly for Metro North in branchline service ... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr #6 speeds east across the ex D&RGW near Thompson, UT with a few friendly toots of the horn from the engineer. Next stop is Grand Junction,CO with an eventual destination... (more)
Green line train runs south from the loop.
Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited has just begun its journey from New York to Chicago as it rolls along the Hudson River as the sun sets.
An inbound Metra Electric train passes through Homewood on the way to downtown Chicago under original Illinois Central catenary poles.
Amtrak 186 breaks the silence of the small and quiet town of Pewaukee, WI as it heads west on the Empire Builder.
As a trio of cows live up to the "happy cows come from California" moto, Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, drops downgrade off Cuesta Pass through the rolling green hills and in... (more)