Amtrak 19 speeds through Norris, SC with 184, the phase IV heritage unit, in the lead.
Multiple doses of heritage equipment as the Northeast Regional from Lynchburg heads north
Very rare, a heritage motor leads Auto train south, though they have done it a few times in the other direction. Seen approaching Seville. The last time this happened with in 2013.
It's rare for Auto Train to be late, more rare is a heritage motor on this train. On the way north one of the P40's failed which resulted in a swap with 98, that had 184. Stuck on the way back.
My husband told me that an Amtrak heritage engine would lead Auto Train. That made me decide to take the afternoon yoga class instead of the morning one. First time I got this one.
After P052-19 experienced engine issues the day before, P098 had to set an engine off for him, and it just so happened to be the Ph IV heritage unit #184. So after leading P052-19 north this morni... (more)
Amtrak 184, the Phase IV heritage unit, leads the consist from the eastbound Southwest Chief around the canal street wye.
With some friendly acknowledgement from the crew, here we see Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief #3 as it makes an appearance just outside of Galisteo, NM. Decorated in the Phase IV paint scheme, ... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 makes its daily appearance as it pulls up alongside the station platform in Lamy, NM. Decorated in the phase IV paint scheme, this train fe... (more)
The blades at Chapelle still stand tall and proud as the westbound Chief makes its way towards Los Angeles.
The Southwest Chief has just completed its journey through the frostbitten Raton Pass and is now moments away from its stop in Raton, New Mexico.
With 15+ inches of snow on the ground, dashing through nearly white-out conditions, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 passes by an active pair of semaphore signals in Chapelle, NM. Decorated in the Phas... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Illinois Zephyr stops at Kewanee with a matching Phase IV consist on its trip to Chicago.
A sound bound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train #572 at San Clemente Beach, San Clemente, California.