Eastbound No.18, the Super Chief/EL Capitan with FP45 105 and 104 at Crookton, Arizona on March 16, 1969.
The 0913 Brightline Service departs the massive Miami Central. This not just another start up! The station is still not complete with office space and Tri Rail still coming.
Santa Fe FP45's 102 and 101 in Barstow, CA AT&SF yards in March 1969.
Two relatively new Siemens SC-44 "Charger" locomotives book end a Talgo set on northbound Cascades train 516 through Bellingham, Washington. This area is in the process of a major redevelopment pr... (more)
These locomotives remind me of an armored vehicle from a Japanese cartoon.
The Downeaster rolls into Boston, only about a mile or so from its final destination of North Station. This unit wears the latest revision of NPCU paint, with the blue lettering, enlarged Downeas... (more)
While 805 has a newer livery and missing fewer parts, it appears as though all of these unique cowled rebuilds in the photo are out of service at the time of the photo.
Old power in the background peers at brand new power in the foreground. If locomotives could think, I imagine it would be feeling skeptical and uneasy about the newcomer. Will they get along or is... (more)
In a scene that reminds me somewhat of the opening of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, this Pacific Surfliner navigates through downtown San Diego on its way into the station.
An evening Pacific Surfliner rolls into downtown San Diego.
Recently restored to operation, some IRM members took the opportunity after operations had wrapped up for the day to pose 92 next to the Santa Fe sign
NYS&W EMD F45 6370, later renumbered 3638, nee BN 6640; Sold to Montana Rail Link 390.
Brightline departs ahead of a thunderstorm.
Rounding the bend at San Clemente Pier on a misty evening.
Special delivery! Brand new Charger destined for Amtrak Midwest service is on its way to the test track at Pueblo, CO. It, along with two Horizon Coaches and the 87 came into town on the Southwest... (more)