From the Bronx to Manhattan and back to the Bronx....then Manhattan. A geographical oddity in the maps of New York City, Marble Hill, Manhattan is in fact in New York County. Re-channeling of wate... (more)
The crew of train 98 detrain at Washington as ACS-64 #643 startsup, ready to pull the train north to New York Penn.
First light at Annsville. Amtrak Train 230-20 (P42 95 leading) crosses the Annsville Creek near Peekskill, New York on the morning of 7/20/2017. The P42 is not normally found on this route, but is... (more)
On March 5, 2012, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr is eastbound through the barren desert landscape at Solitude, Utah. Apparently the locomotive recently hit some livestock on the engineer’s ... (more)
Three Amtrak SDP40F hood units hardly two months old yank Train 3 the combined Super Chief - El Capitan up Raton Pass near Gallinas, Colo. on Sept. 2, 1973. AT&SF wound up buying some of the SDP... (more)
Get up early to catch the best light! Amtrak 230 makes a pass with a Metro-North Shoreliner cab car at the rock cut at Spuyten Duyvl as it enters Marble Hill. The presence of P42s on these runs di... (more)
Now for three of a kind! P32AC-DMs Amtrak 711 (Phase III) and Metro-North 228 (New Haven) and 204 (MNR) sit on tracks 38-36 on the afternoon of August 2, 2017. The summer service diversions that a... (more)
As Amtrak 242 (P42DC 114 leading) heads down the Park Avenue Viaduct into Grand Central Terminal on Friday, August 4, 2017, we have some idea as to the intense volume of rush hour service that tra... (more)
Two of a kind! Amtrak 233 heads north/west from Grand Central Terminal on 8/1/2017. While the sight of P32AC-DM 711 (Phase III) leading from GCT is a rare opportunity to be captured this summer, w... (more)
Just passing through Spuyten Duyvil Station under the Henry Hudson Bridge, Amtrak 239 (711 P32AC-DM leading) catches evening light on August 1, 2017 while heading to Albany, NY. The train is part ... (more)
Capital Limited departs Cumberland Eastbound
The morning Cascades service train from Vancouver, BC to Seattle. WA leaves the line along Samish Bay south of Bellingham on its way to its next stop at Mt. Vernon. The sun is out and so is the ti... (more)
Amtrak's flagship passenger train (Auto-Train) crosses the long concrete trestle over the James River at Richmond, VA on a beautiful late Summer evening.
Amtrak train #291 Ethan Allen Express northbound at Croton-on-Hudson.