With some recent moisture, even the grasses on the front range mountains have started to turn green. On the afternoon of May 4, 2018, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr descends the trackage thr... (more)
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr descends the grades of the Moffat Tunnel route rounding Big 10 Curve between Eisele and Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of May 4, 2018. Leading the train is ... (more)
The silhouette of an engineer! Engineer Mike Niederhauser is at the controls of newly painted phase 2 heritage engine #130. Mike is a former Rio Grande employee so it is fitting that his tr... (more)
Amtrak 130 makes it's first revenue run after being repainted into Amtrak's Phase II livery. Seen here passing through Earlville Illinois.
Freshly painted phase 2 heritage engine #130 leads the Westbound California Zephyr at the station stop in Green River, Utah
Amtrak pops up out the deep Sag at West Winslow as a BNSF Q climbs up out of the next sag in the distance.
The former New York Central Babbling Brook is bringing up the markers on Amtrak's Train 48 on May 8, 2017 as it enters the Howland Island State Wildlife Management Area passing milepost 320 in Sav... (more)
The empire builder just started its journey towards Seattle, WA. It is passing one of the 2 remaining PRR style signal bridges left in Chicago.
The eastbound Capitol Limited is about to clear the yard, hopefully with some freights to follow. Alas, it didn't turn out that way.
Amtrak #2, the Sunset Limited, switches around the San Antonio Amtrak station next to the Alamodome, which can be seen on the right.
The eastbound Pennsylvanian, Amtrak 04T, rolls through Wilmerding, Pa. at approximately 7:30 each morning.
Shortly after meeting an eastbound freight around the corner at Merritt, Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder crosses Nason Creek and enters the narrow confines of the Slot on the 2.2% climb t... (more)
On a great start to a November day, the Empire Builder heads east from the Midway depot over the Snelling Ave. bridge on the Merriam Park Sub. seen here at the Ayd Mill Rd. & Selby Ave. intersecti... (more)
Amtrak 130 backs a train toward the service yard.