AMTK 145, recently painted in a commemorative Phase III retro scheme for Amtrak's 40th anniversary, leads the southbound Crescent into downtown Birmingham.
Sunshine and slow orders makes for a good morning as the Amtrak Heritage unit treks across Georgia.
The Heritage unit leads the Crescent thru the twists and turns of midwest Georgia
The Crescent accelerates away from Inman Yard nearing CP "Bridge"
The Crescent crosses the muddy waters of the Tallapoosa River. In just a few minutes, the Heritage unit will be making its first appearance in Alabama.
The first Amtrak Heritage unit arrives at its Atlanta station stop on a rainy Saturday morning. The building above the train is the actual station, and the bridge railings and platforms extend acr... (more)
The first Amtrak Heritage unit arrives at Peachtree Station on a rainy Saturday morning
The southbound Crescent races through the west Alabama woods at a location which holds much sentimental value for the photographer. My grandfather used to belong to a hunting club which owned the ... (more)
Amtrak 19 heads south through York towards the setting sun. Next stop...Meridian, MS.
The Southbound Crescent is seen coming off of the East End District and will soon negotiate its way through the "puzzle" from NS track and onto CSX track in route to the Birmingham Station.
As far as Amtrak down here goes, this is about as much variety as your going to get. Amtrak 19, the southbound Southern Crescent gets back up to speed as it departs Peachtree station, passing thro... (more)
Bound for New Orleans, the westbound Crescent Limited pounds the drawbridge on the world famous NS Lake Pontchartrain Bridge as Pelicans pay no mind to the passing train.
The first southbound train of the new year in Lowell is the Crescent at 3:15 a.m. as it splits the intermediate signals.
"Crescent" heading for Manassas and points south. Capital (Washington) Beltway is only about a mile away from this scene.
Amtrak's southbound Crescent passes through Douglasville Ga.