Running about 20 minutes behind, Amtrak train 80 cruises uphill on its way north through Thomasville, NC on the sunny morning of September 13, 2019.
With the "Wagon Mound" plateau providing a looming backdrop, Amtrak train number 4 splits through the ATSF semaphore signals at Levy.
During a brief break between snow storms that have brought a good deal of sea level snow to the Puget Sound area (to say nothing of the foot or more at higher elevations), the Amtrak Starlight rol... (more)
Amtrak Southwest Chief chugs out of Galesburg on a very hot summer evening.
On what will soon probably be her first train ride, parents of a young girl show her the train arriving at Fraser, Colorado, as Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr drops off Winter Park hill on J... (more)
Spring Snow Spring can sometimes throw weather curve balls in the upper midwest, a very late Empire Builder cruises past the CP Depot in Hastings after a mid-March snow storm. Amtrak had al... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian passes Alto Tower as it prepares to make its station stop in Altoona.
Located 36 miles southwest of La Junta, Colorado along US-HWY 350 and BNSF's Raton Subdivision is the last remaining active Wig-Wag crossing on any Class I railroad. Seen here, running on time, AM... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder, already several hours late, highballs past Rondout tower.
It's a warm North Dakota day as the eleven hour late eastbound Empire Builder rolls southward out of Grandin and past the future location of a siding.
Amtrak's Texas Eagle crosses the Blanco River and the old Post Road as it proceeds north along the Balcones Escarpment bound for Fort Worth and Dallas and eventually Chicago.
Amtrak P42 24 leads the westbound California Zephyr through Western Springs.
Waiting for a southbound train to bring out of town.
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal resumes track speed after observing a 10MPH slow order across the Hawks Nest bridge. The late evening sunshine in the summer months permits daytime photos of Amt... (more)