Amtrak 181 leads P050 through Lowell Indiana in the first actual snowfall in December.
Clearing Snow System
Tuesday morning December 29th, 2020 Amtrak P42DC number 161 leads the California Zephyr train number 5 seen here climbing to tunnel 1 on the Moffat Sub... (more)
The Phase IV era of Amtrak isn't one I documented terribly well, and isn't the most common to see in general. It was a rather difficult find to get a solid Phase IV consist, and it was the tail en... (more)
Lake Shore Limited to Chicago heading out of Croton Harmon as the sun is setting.
The Silver Star flies through Orange City skimming past Blue Springs State Park.
"Look Down View From Bear Mountain Bridge"
The California Zephyr is about to enter Tunnel 29 on the Moffat Line just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado and will be in Denver's Union Station about 90 minutes later.
GP40TC 527 and 521 behind (former 199 and 193) rest at Race Street Yard. These units were renumbered to make way for the P42 fleet and mostly saw work train service by this time. Soon they'd be re... (more)
Amtrak's North coast Hiawatha climbs out of the Lewiston marsh a couple miles east of Wisconsin Dells in a minute the train will be along the Wisconsin river and Sugar Bowl rock. The caboose mail ... (more)
GP38 722 and 721, GP40TC 521, 527, 523, Dash 8 513, AEM-7 953, HPPs and P42s at Race Street Yard. Note the string of NJT ALP46s and Amtrak Express cars.
Amtrak's Acela Express races south through Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, passing the 1948 built Curtis Park station.
This station serves as a surviving example of a station that once existed in L... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder approaching Harwood Ave eastbound with Milwaukee Road Engineer John Schwab and Fireman Bob Kimball on the head end.
Amtrak 190 leads the eastbound Cardinal through Talcott, WV on Christmas morning kicking up the snow as it heads to its next stop in Alderson.
The massive 1906 built pin-connected Parker through truss bridge looms large over passing trains on the Keystone Corridor. Built for the PRR, the 375 foot bridge was part of a bypass known as the ... (more)