Amtrak 166 leads the Coast Starlight south through the beautiful golden hills of California. This train will soon be tested with some serious grades of Cuesta but I'm sure that won't be as tough a... (more)
A very dirty P42 leads the Pennsylvanian through Manor in the early evening.
On time and on its way to the station, the southbound Crescent makes its way into the Birmingham station on CSX track #1.
P029 The Capitol Limited passes under the Western Maryland's Keystone Viaduct
A beautiful day to be boarding the train in Raton, NM.
The westbound Empire Builder breaks out of the shadows after overtaking a vehicle train at Bison.
My first amtrak travels through Sand Patch.
Climbing out of Caliente and approaching tunnel #2
On the lower curve of the Tehachapi Loop.
Light's almost gone!
Detouring #11 has reached Woodford, below the famed Tehachapi Loop. This area was once a water stop for both the Southern Pacific and Santa Fe steam locomotives
Detouring Amtrak #11, the Coast Starlight, is approaching Caliente, CA which marks the beginning of the grade over the Tehachapi's by way of the loop. Cascades unit #470 and P42 #179 make up the r... (more)
The nightly Amtrak Departs the New West Depot (aka RTC New West) beside a freshly painted BNSF 4484 now in H3 Paint.
Northbound Palmetto approaching its station stop at Yemassee. (Pentax K10D with DA 50-200mm lens)