On a fine summer afternoon, a southbound Springfield-New Haven local crosses the Farmington River near Windsor, Connecticut. The stone viaduct was built in 1867 and is on the National Register of ... (more)
“On the Advertised”At 12:27 PM, Amtrak 109 Metroliner, with AMTK AEM7 948, is adhering to schedule, southbound just south of FREDERICK ROAD (mp 99.9) in Baltimore, MD, on the NEC, Novem... (more)
One of the greatest rare mileage excursions Amtrak ever ran was the Parker Peavine Extra. In three days it traveled from LA to Flagstaff on the Transcon, Flagstaff to Phoenix on the Peavine via As... (more)
“Duck and Cover”AMTK AEM7 942 leads Amtrak 169 “Mayflower” south, past the neighborhood of Harewood Park, just south of GUNPOW interlocking (mp 79.3) on the Northeast Corridor.T... (more)
Early AEM-7 action, with an almost new (built 8-80) 905 hustling three cars southbound on No. 3 Track, which was usually reserved for freight in those days.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Led by a pair of Union Pacific switchers, four brand new Amtrak RPO/Baggage cars head north along the former C&EI for delivery to Union Station. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of F40PHs leads an eastbound Lake Shore Limited across Conrail's Chicago Line. Note the large number of baggage cars on the head end of the train. Tom Golden photo.
The fireman and baggage master on the westbound Empire Builder anxiously await the highball from Glasgow, Montana.
Amtrak's eastbound Maple Leaf pauses at the Niagara Falls, Ontario station. Power is a former GO Transit GP40TC.
488 on 48
Amtrak 488 leads 48, the Lake Shore Limited, east/south along the Hudson Line on the causeway between Roa Hook and Peekskill.
There are two Mount Rainiers in this shot: the mountain and the train. The next station stop for train 797 is Tacoma.
Amtrak's San Joaquin roars past the elderly station sign at Blanco in June 1988. The next station stop for train 709 will be at Hanford.
Amtrak EMD GP7 No. 760 switches a train below Harrison Street Tower on Chicago Union Station trackage as seen from Polk Street in May 1983. This overpass is now gone and the tower is no longer use... (more)