Amtrak 8 flies through Big Lake East towards its next destination in St. Paul with 3 units on point. Not long after I took this, former Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman passed away from a stroke. Rest in P... (more)
Amtrak P091 flies past the Plant City viewing platform as the engineer toots the horn and waves.
Running about 9 hours late due to issues in the coach yards in Chicago and a broken rail on the CSX Indianapolis Subdivision, Amtrak train P050-02, the eastbound "Cardinal", rounds the c... (more)
AMTK 50 makes its first Daylight appearance of 2018 in Covington running about 8 hours and 45 minutes late. Tucking under the endangered B&O CPL on the former C&O Cincinnati to Russell mainline. ... (more)
Running slightly behind schedule, the westbound California Zephyr follows the old D&RGW mainline along the Colorado River near Cameo. In the distance, the steep walls of the De Beque Canyon tower ... (more)
Silent nightPerforming their usual tri-weekly ritual, the westbound Cardinal rolls into the once-bustling railroad city of Ashland. Typically, a few passengers will disembark or cl... (more)
Running a little under 50 minutes behind schedule, Amtrak's number 3 train, aka the westbound "Southwest Chief," does every bit of track speed as it races through the small community of Neponset, ... (more)
After checking out the old GM&O Tri-Light signals slated for replacement in Auburn, I remembered that the Texas Eagle was a thing. So I raced home, grabbed my camera and frantically settled on the... (more)
The usual consist leads the westbound California Zephyr through Western Springs.
This P42 sits between the old Sears building and the turntable.
The 173 is illuminated by the evening sun in the yard.
A larger than normal Starlight, most likely with cars headed to the Reno fun train.
Beach Grove along with an extra baggage and four "Am Cans" passenger cars brings up a long tail-end Strarlight.
Amtrak No. 6, the California Zephyr, passes the hopper car windbreak on Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on May 29, 2011. In the background is some of the sprawl of Arvada, and if you look cl... (more)