Following its early arrival into San Luis Obispo, Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, highballs the central coast community with an on time departure as it passes the remains of the Souther... (more)
Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, drops downgrade into South Serrano as it passes a pair of searchlight signals still standing guard. One of the first places on the Southern Pacific syste... (more)
Jingle all the way! Not seen in the still photos but on my video is the horns being played to the tune of Jingle Bells, as Amtrak’s Christmas Day Vermonter train 57-25 uses track speed! Seen at ... (more)
The 4PM switcher has a pair of P42s (including a heritage unit) for the evening's Southwest Chief. Departure time for the Chief is just a couple minutes when I shot this. The train would end up l... (more)
Featured here, we see Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief as it speeds past the semaphores signals located in Wagon Mound, NM, knocking down one in the process.
Amtrak Nose Study #1Amtrak P42DC 2 as seen at the Redondo Junction engine facility in Los Angeles, California, on April 15, 2017. Built by General Electric in August 1996. Phot... (more)
The daily "Silver Star" has #2 up front today, it has passed here so many times with its sister #1, even in the days of "Sunset Limited" service when they were famously paired ... (more)
Redondo DiversitySitting on the garden tracks at Amtrak’s Redondo Junction engine facility are three engines that show the variety of power used in southern California. On the left... (more)
Due to trackwork, Amtrak's Coast Starlight was held at Klamath Falls for two additional hours. The train is seen skirting the northeastern edge of the Upper Klamath Lake just after 10:30 on a warm... (more)
Running a bit late, the northbound Coast Starlight rounds a curve with beautiful Mount Shasta in the background. Just ahead lies the California-Oregon border.
On the last day of June the southbound Coast Starlight is running on time after arriving early into SLO. The new baggage cars really pop out on these trains.
A Northeast Regional stops in Manassas after the craze over 611 earlier that day.
The Amtrak Crescent makes its stop at Atlanta's Peachtree Station 45 minutes late as the Norfolk Southern executive train looks on from the old Atlantic Steel lead.