Where has a decade gone? This was the making of Phase III heritage unit #145, but when in primer they all look the same. The 822 was already through the paint booth and getting finishing touches, ... (more)
Even when the wind and snow are blowing, the 822 still looks good.
Running as advertised, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief splits the blades as it knocks down an intermediate pair of semaphore signals on this stunningly hot summer afternoon.
Representing Phases III, IV, and V; Amtrak's Southwest Chief descends off of Glorieta Pass and through Canyoncito, NM on a beautifully crisp Autumn afternoon. Also, an engineer makes his presence ... (more)
Running over two hours late, Amtrak's northbound Crescent makes its nightly station stop at Gainesville, Georgia with Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit in the lead.
Amtrak's Phase III Heritage unit #822 pulls the southwest chief as it heads west on the Mendota sub, Towards Galesburg, Illinois
The Ski Train aka Winter Park Express kicks up snow on a cold and blustery Rocky Mountain afternoon.
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)
Amtrak Phase IV heritage unit ducks under the Pennsy signal bridge at CP Morgan with the westbound Empire Builder, meeting a inbound Metra. 2 of the 3 sets of position lights had been replaced, an... (more)
Amtrak Oddball: The 10501 is a former US Army hospital car that surprisingly made it into Phase IV. It was still in use at the time as a classroom and was quite a unique in having outlasted... (more)
It's a beautifully warm Spring afternoon, and featured here Phase III Heritage Unit #822 leads Amtrak's Southwest Chief through Canyoncito, NM moments after completing the trek down Glorieta Pass.
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)
The engineer for Amtrak's Winter Park Ski Train climbs aboard and gets ready to head into the 6.2 mile-long Moffat Tunnel on the journey back to Denver's Union Station. Denver is the only major A... (more)
Foggy morning heritage
The afternoon "Downeaster" arrives in Boston with the heritage cab control car (painted to look like an F40 locomotive in Phase III paint).