Dinner in the diner, but where are the passengers? A few months ago, this car would have been full of passengers eating fresh cooked meals. Thanks to Amtrak's "flexible dining" policy, c... (more)
"I-ETMS Test Train at SPG"
Amtrak 825(P943), the B&A I-ETMS Test Train, departs Springfield Union Station heading east onto CSX's Boston and Albany Line to begin testing. I-ETMS is Wabtec'... (more)
Amtrak Train No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr late leaving Truckee has a clear signal to Reno Nevada.
A fully restored Conrail bay window caboose (former EL C-366 10/69) looks on as an envious Amtrak P40DC roars through Christiana, passing the old PRR freight house, pulling the eastbound Pennsylv... (more)
The California Zephyr arrives in Denver and crosses the South Platte River before backing in to Denver's Union Station
After waiting for two NS eastbounds to pass, the westbound Pennsylvanian arrives in Tyrone 45 minutes late.
Amtrak 29 arrives a few minutes late into Cumberland as a fresh crew takes over for the trip over Sand Patch grade and points west.
With the sun starting to get that evening glow, Amtrak 147 comes into Manassas for its station stop.
Spring has sprung, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and Amtrak P42 123 is looking pretty clean. What more could a fella ask for? I challenged myself to come up with a "quintessential ... (more)
the Texas Eagle highballs out of downtown Dallas.
The Heartland Flyer heads out of town as the moon rises.
The Texas Eagle rolls into downtown Dallas, Texas. Just behind the train is Dealey Plaza and the grassy knoll where President Kennedy was assassinated.
Amtrak's eastbound "Empire Builder" speeds around a tight curve west of Browning, MT preparing for a station stop, about 15 minutes AHEAD of schedule! Strange....
California Zephyr in NY. The EB Lake Shore Limited crosses the Mohawk River with the former CB&Q Silver Solarium tucked in behind the power.
Amtrak's 48/448 "Lakeshore Limited" with California Zephyr "Silver Solarium" speeds past the old NYC water pond in Lancaster NY. Milepost 427.10