The Southwest Chief quickly slows down as it prepares to stop at Amtrak's Flagstaff station. This is one of two passenger trains that stop here daily. Amtrak 3 will arrive later at night.
AMTK 17 and 2 sister locos head the California Zephyr, east of Truckee in 1998. What is the carriage immediately behind the locos?
The haze from last year's massive wildfires in the Colorado Rocky Mountains casts a red glow as the sunrise greets the California Zephyr on its run towards Denver.
Lifting the Snow at Espy
Along the South Boulder Creek near Espy and Tolland, a popular place to take in the sights and sounds of the traffic on the Moffat Road.
Amtrak's California Zephyr races across the BNSF Mendota Sub on its tri-weekly trek to the west coast. The train curves around the scenic area between Buda and Wyanet. The train begins climbing up... (more)
Lifting Snow Along the South Boulder
Number 5 running on time kicks up some fresh snow near the Great Divide at Tolland. Running track speed and looking so clean and fresh th... (more)
The #5 California Zephyr out of Denver had extra cars today (total of 10) compared to the scaled back COVID consists, although it was still missing the baggage car. Here we see it exiting Tunnel ... (more)
Amtrak Cardinal stopped at Charlottesville.
With the freshly painted Amtrak 50th Anniversary unit #46 in tow, the east bound Cardinal picks up speed after its station stop in Staunton on its way towards Washington D.C.
Amtrak 17 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr and leans into the elevated curve on its way to Pinecliffe, Colorado.
Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder has just departed St. Paul, Minnesota, and is now negotiating trackage through Division Street on June 10, 2016.
The Amtrak Auto Train hauling south on the Central Florida Rail Corridor as it nears its destination at Sanford, FL. The train is passing a rail car shaker, and a GDM1 locomotive used to switch ... (more)
The Coast Starlight crosses Olequa Creek late in the afternoon just outside the town of Winlock, making its way to terminus at Seattle.