The lead unit of this Northeast Corridor doubleheader is one of the five ex-PRR E8s that Amtrak modified with HEP generators to make them compatible with Amfleet. The Washington-bound train is les... (more)
Although Hohman Interlocking was one of Chicagoland's busiest junctions, it had not seen passenger trains since Amtrak left the former Erie Lackawanna mains in the late 1970s. Due to a gas leak, ... (more)
An Amtrak F40PH leads a two-car train through Galesburg. Tom Golden photo.
Prior to entering service, the Trainbus is parked next to a Willamette Valley consist laying over at Eugene in fall 1981. The van was in Eugene for publicity photos.
Trainbus was operated betwe... (more)
The southbound Texas Eagle heads toward St. Louis as it passes through East St. Louis, Illinois during a colorful sunset. The silhouette of the P42 and iconic Gateway Arch were framed perfectly.
The 955 is southbound by the old PRR Odenton station. The station was built in 1943 by the Pennsy for servicemen to access Fort George G. Meade, and for the convenience of Odenton area commuters.... (more)
A Northeast Regional crosses the scenic Bush River on a perfect summer afternoon.
From mid-August thru September, Amtrak's "Downeaster" service offered "The Great Dome" tickets on certain trains between Brunswick and Boston. The fact they turned the consist... (more)
Side View Mirror: As the Saturday-only Train 147 passes through Hamilton, the side of ACS-64 #646 provides a vivid reflection of maintenance of way equipment sitting on Track 3.
It's a chilly early-Autumn afternoon in Northern New Mexico, and breaking through the crisp air, we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it splits an intermediate set of semaphore signals near Chapelle... (more)
Daily Auto Train pulls from Sanford....had to look closely, but the font on the number board it slightly different to most in that class.
The "Vermonter" ducks into the tunnel under Bellows Falls charming downtown district.
The eastbound Southwest Chief's engineer gives a wave as they roll past some of the few remaining semaphore signals in the New Mexico countryside.
Splashes of Color at Hamilton: Signs of changing fall foliage and a piece of Amtrak maintenance of way equipment add extra color to the scene at Hamilton Station as a Washington-bound Acela... (more)
Keystone Cab Passing Maintenance of Way Equipment: Cab Car 9638 leads a Harrisburg-bound Keystone Service train past Amtrak maintenance of way equipment sitting on Track 3 in Hamilton on Sa... (more)