Two Amtrak Heritage units lead train 30, the Capital Limited, over Sand Patch Grade. AMTK 184 and AMTK 66 wear phase IV and phase II respectively.
Amtrak PO 30 Eastbound capital Limited crosses the Potomac river in Harpers Ferry WV. Notice the river was up. MY wife Crystal took this shot.
With the eastbound Capital Limited in tow, two of Amtrak's latest heritage locomotive's along with a dirty standard painted loco pause over the swollen Potomac River while making the daily stop at... (more)
Amtrak's final two heritage units, AMTK 184 and AMTK 66, lead train 30, the Capitol Limited east towards Washington on their first run on the point. All four heritage schemes have come through Cle... (more)
Inbound Illinois Zephyr eases through Western Springs on a beautiful fall morning.
The Cardinal departs Chicago for New York, going the long way through Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia and to DC before heading up the NE Corridor line, arriving in NYC 28 hours l... (more)
The southbound Texas Eagle pulls up, to allow the conductor to flag the crossing. Amtrak 184 is in charge, today.
A challenging hike high into the hills gave me a bird's eye view of the big curve at Troy. A short time later, 184 and its brother came along, belching out exhaust as they worked hard to pull the... (more)
Shorty. The 3-car Zephyr rolls through a s-curve just East of the Cresta Powerhouse with the P42 sporting a "WP LIVES" bumper sticker on the nose. Thanks, WPRM!
Fall colors grace the rocky canyon walls as the California Zephyr Recreation rolls Westbound along the Feather River.
The Zephyr Recreation rolls along the Feather River and nears the PG&E Cresta Powerhouse Dam.
The CZ recreation rolls Westward down the Canyon and crosses the Rock Creek Trestle.
A special train using three ex-California Zephyr cars was operated between Oakland and Portola, CA to mark the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Western Pacific.
100. To this date, 100 years ago, the Western Pacific completed the their Transcontinental Railroad. An excursion train has came to a smooth stop on the Keddie Wye to celebrate this histori... (more)
Dam cool! Running about a hour behind schedule, a California Zephyr "recreation" rolls West down the Feather River Canyon on the 100th Anniversary of the completion of WP's Transcontinental... (more)