Late afternoon along the Metrolink Valley-Ventura Subdivision in Glendale finds an Antelope Valley line train on its evening run to Lancaster.
September 2nd's edition of the SB Carolinian was carrying some extra weight. Two F59PHI's, on from Amtrak Cascades and one form the Pacific Surfliner, were going to NCDOT to fill an equipment shor... (more)
A Metra commuter train has just departed Chicago Union Station and is passing Metra EMD SW1200 No. 3 moving two newly-acquired EMD F59PHI locomotives (METX Nos. 73 and 77) on the lead to the north... (more)
UP 1011 awaits its next call to duty at Oxnard as Amtrak 782 highballs past the aging unit and yard office with a sharp looking F59PHI on the rear. With the ever dwindling number of patched UP mot... (more)
Soutbound Pacific Surfliner 774 slowly approaches the northern end of the siding at Camarillo on a cool, fall afternoon. The train is preparing to enter the siding where it will patiently wait for... (more)
It's just after sunset as AMTK 463 leads Amtrak "Triple 7" (as the crew likes to call themselves on the radio) along the coast line, seen here skirting Pacific Cost Highway No. 1 and the... (more)
AMTK 451, one of the few remaining F59PHI's still in service on the Pacific Surfliners, leads one of the last editions of Amtrak 777 for the year out of Tunnel 26 and into Simi Valley at last ligh... (more)
Fond Farewell. Twenty years ago, a new breed of locomotive first traveled the rails between San Luis Obispo and San Diego. The new, sleek F59PHIs with their simple, yet beautiful paint sche... (more)
Riding Off Into The Sunset. One of my last quality shots of an F59PHI on the Pacific Surfliners comes in the form of AMTK 458 leading Amtrak 777 north out of Simi Valley with some dramatic ... (more)
METX F59PHIs make an outbound run from Chicago Union Station at CP Morgan.
METX F59PHIs make their inaugural inbound run into Chicago Union Station at CP Morgan.
Amtrak Cascades F59PHI 457 brings up the rear of a eastbound test train at Franklin Park.
Amtrak Surfliner F59PHI 457 brings up the rear of a westbound test train at Franklin Park.
Amtrak train 75, the midday southbound "Piedmont" service, powers down the tracks at Five Row in Spencer, NC on December 16, 2018.
A rare visitor to the east coast, Amtrak F59PHI 468 spent its life in the Pacific Northwest in Amtrak Cascades service. It came into town on the Capitol Limited and was destined for a brief tour o... (more)