Amtrak's westbound Chief winds up through the Wootton Curves, made famous by AT&SF calendar photographers decades ago. It will shortly duck out of sight of I-25 until after it has negotiated the ... (more)
Coming down the south side of Raton Pass, the westbound Southwest Chief is on time today, approaching Raton, NM. Amtrak 145/154 lead today's edition. #145 has since been repainted ... (more)
One of the first runs (likely the first run) of the EB Lake Shore Limited with new Viewliner II baggage cars rolls across the Mohawk River bridge on the old NYC Water Level Route (passenger main).... (more)
Amtrak's Phase III heritage unit leads the inbound Quincy train thru Lisle. This photo would have looked a bit nicer a few years ago when searchlights protected West Lisle.
After meeting 290 at Mt. Airy, Amtrak 19 coming through Cornelia, GA with the 145 (Phase III) heritage unit leading the Crescent to Atlanta, GA, and then towards New Orleans, LA.
Seen here, Amtrak’s Chicago bound Southwest Chief #4 quickly travels through the small community of Rowe, NM, on an absolutely beautiful winter afternoon. Decorated in the Phase III paint scheme, ... (more)
With the snow nearly all melted away, Amtrak train P082 has a visitor returning from an extended stay out west, the Ph III P42 #145, seen here passing the tail end of Amtrak regional train 77 as h... (more)
Here's a glimpse of Amtrak's Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 as it makes its way past a pair of semaphore signals located just west of Chapelle, NM. Decorated in the Phase III paint scheme, t... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 passes by some semaphore signals in Watrous, NM on a cold and cloudy winter afternoon. Decorated in the Phase III paint scheme, this train features... (more)
With Amtrak P42DC No. 145 in “Heritage Phase III” paint on the lead, train No. 5, the California Zephyr, crosses the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon and approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado,... (more)
On A Hunch. While my son napped in the backseat, I didn't see the harm in stopping at North Grafton. I knew that an extra crew had brought AMTK 145 from the Downeaster pool o... (more)
Now underway after it station stop at Topeka, Amtrak Train #991 sprints down the BNSF Topeka Sub. with a pair of Phase 3 Heritage Units and 4 cars. The excursion train wasted no time, leaving Kan... (more)
What will become Amtrak Train #991 sits at KC Union Station in Track 30 after pulling ahead to water the passenger cars. The consist was Viewliner Sleeper, "Pacific Cape", "Beech G... (more)
Amtrak "Downeaster" No. 694, lead by P42DC 145 in "Phase III" heritage paint, crosses the Merrimack River from Haverhill in to Bradford, MA on a chilly late Fall afternoon.