The southbound Texas Eagle begins its 32 hour journey to San Antonio.
Westbound Amtrak "Missouri River Runner" slowly working its way out of Kirkwood through a backdrop of beautiful fall foliage on an absolutely perfect mid October day
I spent today scouting out locations to shoot the UP 3985 "Challenger" when it arrives in St. Louis next week and found this Hampton Avenue overpass at Manchester to be a great spot. Before I lef... (more)
Amtrak 129 switching 496 and 498 (all units are ex-PC)
An outbound Hiawatha service passes an inbound Empire Builder at the A-2 cross-over. Note the CPLs, some of the last in Chicago.
The California Zephyr races west along the BNSF triple track race track with two private cars on the rear. Pacific Sands and Scottish Thistle are part of the Scottish Thistle rail excursions that ... (more)
A late running Amtrak 30 accelerates out of the Amtrak Station with the city of Pittsburgh skyline providing the backdrop.
The Empire Builder is just a few minutes tardy out of the twin cities. I just got off this train after my trip home from Seattle.
The Silver Meteor flies north as it approaches the Florida-Georgia state line.
Amtrak P42 129 heads over the St. Charles Airline as it heads for Chicago Union Station.
The inbound Saluki from Carbondale makes it's way across the St. Charles Air Line as another train set waits to be wyed and backed into the wash rack below in the coach yard.
Here comes the westbound SW Chief, with 129, a P42 without headlights. Saw a couple more Amtraks than usual today with the detour of the Empire Builders.
The late Three Rivers pursues the setting sun this evening near Newport. Tripod-mounted Canon 20D and 70-200mm lens, 1/400 second exposure, f8.0, FL 70mm, ISO 100.
The City of New Orleans has departed NOUPT just behind the late Sunset Limited. Here is along side infamous Airline Hwy. (HWY 61)