Amtrak train #359, The St. Louis Mule, included a dome car and coach connecting to The City of New Orleans at Centralia, IL to provide through service to New Orleans, LA.
The Eastbound Empire Builder.
Amtrak 297 leads train #7, The Empire Builder, across a new bridge being built at Drexel Avenue in Oak Creek, WI in July of 1987. Once a 2 lane, at grade crossing, the bridge is over a new 4 lane ... (more)
An eastbound San Joaquin meets a UP Pittsburg Local and heads for the crossing of the New (San Joaquin) River at Orwood. In the distance is the Coast Range.
In 1989, power for the Reno Fun Train was still F40's and the cars a combination of ex-ATSF Hi-Levels and Superliners. The train is in West Reno, following the East-flowing Truckee River out of to... (more)
AMTK 297 is approaching the Reno Depot after leaving the SP yards in Sparks. The train is on the present location of the Reno trench, built to bypass numerous crossings in downtown.
After Amtrak took over the Reno Fun Train, it has had a series of different equipment. In March of 1989, the F40's were pulling a combination of Amtrak Superliners and ex-Santa Fe hi-levels (conve... (more)
eastbound Broadway Limited passes thru Altoona
Classic Amtrak workhorse.
Amtrak #48 running a couple hours late along Hudson River