The inbound California Zephyr engineer from Lincoln gets off the train at Ottumwa while the outbound waits. The train swaps engineers only here at Ottumwa in south central Iowa. This train will ta... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr makes good time as they blast thru Fairfield on the BNSF Ottumwa Sub. The train is passing the old ex-CB&Q freight depot which is still used by the BNSF MofW personnel. ... (more)
With the engineer laying on the K5LA and waving to the group of railfans standing trackside, Amtrak 822 leads the eastbound Southwest Chief towards Chicago after a station stop in Kansas City.
AMTK 78 leaves Denver and the Front Range behind and leads the California Zephyr into Coal Creek Canyon, at which point it will start the climb to Tunnel #1 as it heads into Colorado's Rocky Mount... (more)
The 559 and sister 558 were the last two active SSB1200s on the roster, still operating in 2007. These were Santa Fe rebuilds that were eventually traded for SDP40Fs, to give you an idea of their ... (more)
11 years ago this scene was normal, now both locomotives are no longer hauling trains.
Amtrak Train 71, the westbound Niagara Rainbow, pauses at Buffalo Central Terminal before continuing to Detroit.
An old timer once told me you can always tell the best running AEM-7s because they look the worst. What he meant was that since they were always on the road, they didn't get as much time for cosme... (more)
With the nose cone retracted, it kind of reminds me of the Hasbro game hungry hippos.
Three of a kind... Former Metroliner equipment turned cab cars for Keystone Service in Penn Coach Yard. Note the different side doors and other variations.
A Northeast Regional is inbound off the road into Washington Terminal.
An eastbound Conrail freight passes Buffalo Central Terminal as it enters Frontier Yard. Coming west is Amtrak Train 71, the Niagara Rainbow. After passing the photographer, the Rainbow<... (more)
Amtrak's Veterans cabbage #90208 leads train 1573 away from it's Anaheim station stop.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train 1573 heads north with CDTX 2117 shoving on the rear.
One of Amtrak's newest chargers shoves on the rear of a Northbound Pacific Surfliner as it heads for it's next stop at Fullerton.