The southbound Coast Starlight pauses at Santa Barbara as it nears the end of it's Seattle-LA journey. Leading the way is a Dash 8, not a common leader.
July 14, 1992: I would spend a long day by myself on Cajon Pass in southern California. I was on a week-long marketing trip with a group of economic developers from Virginia, and this was my "... (more)
This final shot of the series shows Mike's solution to finding the right location to shoot from. Amtrak personnel were kind enough to move an F40PH into position to give Mike the elevation needed ... (more)
Mike tries using a step ladder for getting the height he wanted for the Trains cover photo. This did not work, so Amtrak offered another solution. Too follow soon...
This third shot of a series (see image 500799 and 500967) shows engine 507 repositioned at Amtrak's service facility in Chicago for the Trains magazine cover shot. Amtrak was very cooperative in p... (more)
This second shot of a series (see image 500799) shows engine 507 parked at Amtrak's service facility in Chicago. An Amtrak crew member is about to re-position the unit so that Mike Danneman can ph... (more)
Amtrak P32BWH #507 on the point of the 'Coast Starlight', San Luis Obispo, CA. For more pics & videos from my collection see my website at http://northamericabyrail.info/ (New trips added)
A very late Amtrak Empire Builder #8 wasted no time accelerating out of Edmonds. The engineer was giving a wave at me and blowing by a couple of trespassers at the same time.
A late running Southwest Chief greets the early morning sun on Santa Fe's Crookton Cutoff at Eagle Nest, Arizona.
On a bright afternoon in April 1974, Amtrak an San Diegan, heading from San Diego to Los Angeles, approaches the Lemon Street grade crossing as it slows for the station stop in Fullerton, C... (more)
On the last day of 1992, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #572 arrives in Los Angeles, California. The train, seen passing Los Angeles Union Station's Terminal Tower, is powered by one of only 20 ... (more)
The Coast Starlight departs SLO
A new Amtrak GE P32BH stands tall at Chicago, Illinois, flanked by an older EMD F40PH on a bright February 22, 1992.
Happy Birthday Mom! Since our birthdays are only a couple days apart, my parents and I decided to spend the day shopping in St. Cloud. However, seeing Amtrak was delayed, and had an unusual leade... (more)