Moments after departing Chicago Union Station, the outbound Empire Builder passes under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan. Today, an Amtrak Cascades F59PHI is in charge. A nice change of pace from t... (more)
After a two hour wait, i was able to witness the future of passenger locomotives on a test train between Portland and Seattle. Built in 2016, the "Charger"locomotive was very quiet and pretty slee... (more)
I believe this is the first Charger (Siemens SC44) to operate on a train on the West Coast. Here the 4611 destined for service with IDOT, pulls a test train with AMTK 467 on the tail end. It wi... (more)
In June 1999, Oregon DOT sent a Cascades Talgo set to Medford as a promotion for thruway bus service. Aside from a rare mileage excursion in 1996, it was the first public passenger train on the Si... (more)
Cascades 507 rolls into PDX with a very pink Mt. Hood in the back drop.
Cascade train 501 runs around Willbridge Yard.
An Amtrak Cascades talgo rolls smoothly past OMSI and the Oregon Rail Heritage Center as it heads for Eugene.
Amtrak 501 rolls into Portland Union Station with the new Seahawks Cab Car. Are you ready for some football?
The Silver Solarium brought up the rear of AmtrakCascades train 510 as it accelerates out of Edmonds, WA on a gray August morning. The train provides service between Seattle and Vancouver, BC with... (more)
It's just before sunrise as an Amtrak Cascades train works its way through Woodburn, Ore., heading north to Portland. Southern Pacific 2-6-0 No. 1785 sits quietly in the adjacent town park.
South bound Amtrak Cascade train enters Portland Union Station.
A Talgo set leaves for points north on a sunny north west day. The mill in the background is being torn down for more apartment complexes and the Fremont bridge stands tall in the background.
A clean Talgo set runs the 501 into Portland. An assortment of cars and a fake-bonnet BNSF locomotive can be seen behind the train at Willbridge yard.
Amtrak Cascade train 501 heads south to PDX, heading past the small BNSF Willbridge yard in North West Portland.
Amtrak engine 510 pulls Amtrak train 510 northward towards Bellingham, WA, ducking under the Chuckanut Drive overpass along the mud flats on the southeast side of Samish Bay.