Amtrak 108 made a first visit to Florida today running on 97 as the trailing unit. Rumor is Amtrak is worried about Florida drivers hitting one of heritage motors so many times they trail.
The southbound Carolinian sits on the connector between the CSX South End Sub and NS's NC Line with Amtrak 108 leading.
Heavy snow falls at the BNSF engine service facility in Denver, Colorado as an Amtrak engine waits for the call to support the California Zephyr with added muscle. Also note the Union Pacific mot... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief slows to a station stop at Galesburg where eighty-five years ago like the mural on the building shows the Burlington Zephyr would stop,
"Midnight Blue by the Auto 1215"
On a September 12th, 2023, Amtrak P42DC #100, painted in "Midnight Blue", leads Vermonter train 55 past the original Boston & Main... (more)
Amtrak's Adirondack passing through Chelsea, New York.
Keystone on the Corridor.
Amtrak Metroliner cab car no. 9647 (nee Penn Central 801; Budd, 1989) is on point of Keystone train 653, seen passing through Harrison Station on the Northeast... (more)
P048 rolls to a stop at CP 175 due to an I004 that took a hotbox hit at 177.
"Midnight Blue by the Auto 1421"
Amtrak "SW1000R" 792, seen in the carrier's Ivy City facility, was built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division as Montour SW9 73 in May 1952. This SW9 was later sold to Youngstown &... (more)
"Midnight Blue at Bellows Falls"
"Midnight Blue at North Switch Walpole"
On a September 12th, 2023, Amtrak P42DC #100, painted in "Midnight Blue", leads Vermonter train 55 past the original Boston... (more)
Amtrak's engineers have a sense of humor when heritiage motors turn up a "guest" as usully added such as No Drama Lama.
P048 rolls by Lock 10 preparing to stop at CP 169.
The Chicago and Mississippi Railroad built thru here in 1854. The railroad went thru 2 name changes in 1857 and 1862 when it became the Chicago and Alton Railroad. The GM&O bought the Alton in 194... (more)