On this May morning a thick fog hung over the James River while everywhere else the morning was beautiful. Amtrak 20, the NB Crescent, cuts through the fog like a knife as it heads out of Lynchbur... (more)
Amtrak 381's train is towed backwards towards Chicago after a collision with a farm tractor one mile west of Wyanet,IL.. The tractor driver was the only fatality and five passengers and one employ... (more)
AMTK 1000 (GE 80-tonner) sits with 3 ex Santa Fe Hi Level cars in Beech Grove, Indiana. In the background are the old Big 4 shops.
The most recent Empire Phase III repaint, AMTK 702, leads Empire Service 280 into Rensselaer. The train originated in Niagara Falls and is headed for New York Penn Station. The Albany skyline, whi... (more)
CDTX 2109 brings up the rear of train 1573 as it heads west.
IDOT Charger 4609 leads a detouring Lincoln Service 307 west through New Lenox.
Amtrak on the Beach: In San Clemente, the railroad literally runs right along the beach. It is little wonder this rail line got the nick name "Surf Line".
Transit Party Get Together in Philly
An Amtrak ACS-64 "Cities Sprinter" leads a set of MARC commuter cars out of the Center City Commuter tunnel and over the aqueduct that conne... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Express departs Philadelphia, PA, bound for Wilmington, DE and eventually, Washington DC. The city's skyline can be seen in the background with the new 60-floor "Comcast Techn... (more)
Amtrak's northbound Saluki departs Centralia for Chicago.
Charging into the Future: A new SC-44 "Charger" locomotive brings up the rear of Amtrak Cascades train 518 through Kelso, Washington.
It's just after sunset as Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, makes its Simi Valley station stop. This evening finds AMTK 503 on the point of the train that has less than an hour running ti... (more)
Sunset San Joaquin: A San Joaquin train rolls through Jack London Square at sunset as it nears the last station stop in Oakland. Having been re-powered recently with a 710ECO prime mover, t... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches this late summer sunset outside of La Junta, Colo., on its eastward journey across the original Santa Fe mainline toward Dodge City, Kan., a... (more)