If the quality of cameras existed long ago, this could be from the 1950s ... but it's 60+ years later, before the beginning of the day's tours.
On the top of the mighty Pikes Peak, at 14,000+ feet above sea level, looking down upon the Colorado Plateau.
Arriving from the mountain.
Amtrak 791 sits buried in a flocking of snow in its special place behind the Amtrak Locomotive Facility in Chicago.
One of UP's GP40Xs hangs out in old Mopac (C&EI) territory south of Chicago.
Early in the morning (5:30am GMT early) Lumo Class 803 locomotive sets the trailing markers for the morning train to Edinburgh. This train would sit between Newcastle and Berwick for over two hour... (more)
An SD40-2 snoot leads a colorful set of pooled power off the Harriman Line.
Snaking downhill from Tehachapi toward the loop with the same name.
The Empire Builder is on the racks for cleaning and prep for departure.
A seagull and I observe the Amtrak 301 at rest in Seattle. Starbucks headquarters are visible behind.
Light move in the light rain under a battleship gray sky.
The Coaster pilot approaches his locomotive on a beautiful morning in downtown San Diego.
Cresting the Palmer Divide.
Hollis & Eastern has made its way from Oklahoma up to the cement plant southeast of Laramie WY for its next life. Built as Illinois Central 9170, it was rebuilt into a GP10, and numbered 8170, a n... (more)
The sun pokes through the smoky skies in western Nebraska as the Hi Plains Co-op takes a weekend break.