The caretaker at Raton, NM opens the waiting area, and looks after the station. I noticed him picking up some litter on the platform after the Southwest Chief departed and asked to take his photo.... (more)
Rhinecliff waiting area and ticket counter.
The Utica station, even when not decorated with Christmas cheer, is an amazingly beautiful gem.
"Amtrak Catenary Inspection Car at Penn"
Amtrak Catenary Inspection car 10005 sits on the rear of Northeast Regional 129 at New York Penn Station ready to inspect wire to DC.
Merry Christmas, from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania- the recently retired 915 and the PRR 4800 ("Old Rivets") are being pelted with the first snow of the season.
"Metroliner Conference Car at Penn"
Amtrak's Metroliner Conference car 9800 sits on the rear of Northeast Regional 184 at New York Penn Station.
Amtrak P32AC-DMs 708 and 700 head north to Albany with Empire Service train 235.
Twins rest after completing their run from the north.
Empire Service train #284 southbound on the Hudson Line.
The northbound Coast Starlight passes a Union Pacific freight at Grass Lake. Next stop: Klamath Falls, where the smokers will sprint for the platform.
With 3 P42's leading the train, today's Lakeshore Limited is the longest one will probably ever see, with 11 additional private cars on the rear for the AAPRCO 2017 Convention.
I had just finished working on the set of the movie "Last Flag Flying" and was heading home. I went up to the head end to snap a photo of my train in the fog under this old train shed.
"Tight Squeeze in Penn"
Four sets of Amtrak equipment; An Acela trainset, Keystone, Regional & Long Distance train, sit packed onto Tracks 11 & 12 at New York Penn Station.