Northbound Hiawatha service is departing from Chicago behind one of Amtrak's Dash 8's ahead of the normal Charger locomotive. The train is passing under one of the more unique signal installations... (more)
An eastbound San Diegan was rounding the 15 mph curve at Redondo Jct heading for San Diego. This is the site of the tragic crash of a pair of Santa Fe RDC cars in JAN 1956.
Amtrak train 303 screams through Atlanta, Illinois at 79mph on its way to St. Louis. Recent cold weather and locomotive failures have pressed the 500 series units into mainline service. The former... (more)
Amtrak 504 shoves Amtrak Hiawatha train 336 into Chicago under the CP Morgan signal bridge.
Here's a late Amtrak #6 with some unusual power, as seen on the BN just east of Lincoln, NE.
There's Something About a Train that's Magic... What appears to be an Amtrak San Diegan with a particularly eclectic set of cars is, in fact, not a train for passengers. Fro... (more)
The 504 is the assigned yard engine, and the 140 is ready to head up the Sunset Limited.
Nearly-new Amtrak SDP40F 504 gets watered at Los Angeles Union Station after bringing in train #3, the westbound Southwest Limited, on June 26th, 1973. For a short time, as the Amtrak 500s... (more)
A colorful General Electric P32BWH, built in Dec. 1991, lays over at the Rio Grande depot in Salt Lake City. Amtrak 504 would lead the nocturnal departure of the Desert Wind train to Las Vegas and... (more)
Various Amtrak power sits under the skyline in Chicago.
A pair of Phase IV Dash 8s sit in the yard among the normal P42s in Chicago.
Amtrak's Train 4 Southwest Chief derailed on a curve at Lawrence, Kansas due to high speed on Oct. 2, 1979. SDP40F 504 was at AT&SF's Argentine, Kansas diesel shop awaiting disposition on Feb. 1... (more)
The morning Illinois Zephyr heads for Chicago, with an old classic leading the way.
Wisps of steam drift up the carside of the ex-NP dome/Pullman as the Southwest Chief waits for the departure time at La Junta,CO..