Fog and light snow envelope the California Zephyr as it runs through Rocky Colorado on its way to the Moffat Tunnel.
For the second day in a row, I was able to catch Amtrak in territory it shouldn't be seen in the daylight. Still out on the Western Pacific portion of the Zephyr route at first light. Even though ... (more)
Last Train 5 until May
March 29th, 2020 was the last westbound California Zephyr for over a month on Moffat due to a crew shortage from COVID-19. Looking more like the Winter P... (more)
AMTK 167 leads the Chicago bound train up track 3 in Cajon Pass as night overtakes day.
The covid 19 virus looms but passenger trains keep running for now. The P42's here may be replaced by summer with chargers.
The Capitol Limited passes through Chicago's Armour Square neighborhood on its way to Washington DC.
We waited and listened for the California Zephyr, knowing that it would be arriving shortly amid the dense fog and freezing temperatures. Even so, the ghostlike P42DC surprised us as it broke thr... (more)
The Californa Zephyr has completed 30 miles of its nearly 2500-mile journey as it slows to a stop in Naperville.
The outbound California Zephyr rolls through the Progressive Village of Westmont on the first day of meteorological spring.
Amtrak P091 heads south under the Winston Searchlights running 2 Hours Late
Westbound and Down nearly 4 hours due to recurring congestion in the midwest, Amtrak's Southwest Chief glides across the 1960's line realignment at Rosario, New Mexico.
Running 2½ hours late, Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, has just departed the Riverside, California, station at 8:33 am on July 17, 2019. The nine-car train is powered by P4... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief travels along the southern Colorado grasslands running a little over two hours late after encountering severe weather in the midwest the night before. The train is se... (more)