#3 in the pouring rain from the Ottumwa Sub to the Chili Sub......
The westbound Empire Builder departs out of Milwaukee.
The Westbound Builder departs Milwaukee with the usual P42 duo.
Working as a South Station switcher, Amtrak RS-3 137 pulls the recently arrived consist of the Lake Shore Limited across the Fort Point Channel bridge on its way to Southampton Street coach yard i... (more)
The workhorse of Amtrak’s California Zephyr has been the GE P42DC engine, also known by the name ‘Genesis’. The engine’s 4,250 horsepower engine has a maximum speed of 110 mph and they were built... (more)
Charging out of the sag which crosses Tecolote Creek in the distance, Amtrak's westbound Chief prepares to take a clear indication displayed by signal 7861, east of Chapelle on the Glorieta Subdiv... (more)
The longest passenger train in the world blasts through the small downtown of Ashland, Virginia. Today's northbound Amtrak Auto Train is running about an hour and a half late into its final destin... (more)
Amtrak's Crescent rolls under an old cantilever signal bridge, the last of its kind west of Birmingham. So far, it has survived the PTC signal massacre, with no evidence of imminent replacement.
Slowing for the Suisun City station stop, a westbound Capitol Corridor service behind an aging P42DC is about to duck under Highway 12 before stopping to pick up Bay Area-bound passengers.
Amtrak's "Capitol Limited" stopping at Harpers Ferry
Amtrak's Boston Section of the Lakeshore Limited, P449, picks up speed as it bypasses CSX's Nevins Yard, giving a few friendly horn taps for the photographer.
With a wave from the crew on board Amtrak #4, here it meets with it's westbound counterpart Amtrak #3 on an absolutely beautiful summer afternoon.
The EB Lake Shore Limited rolls along the Mohawk River and Erie Canal at Lock 10 with 3 units in 3 schemes. The Phase I heritage trails the regular power set and the first repainted Empire Service... (more)
The second morning of an epic ten-day trip to Michigan for TrainFestival 2009.
Shot from just outside the gate looking north from under the 18th Street overpass.