The Auto Train switcher has pulled out past their switch onto the Aloma Spur (also known as the Aloma Branch) to yard the train. Amtrak uses the wye here to turn their own power. At one time, it... (more)
Auto Train is yarding in Sanford while the yard job pulls the loaded racks in off the main, passing some "stand by" equipment. Lots of operational issues have made this seemingly necess... (more)
Several of the former "Pepsi Cans" are onhand this morning, plus a delivery from SunRail for maintenance.
Amtrak's Auto Train maintenance facility in Sanford, located off the CFRC mainline on CSXT's Aloma Branch, sees visitors from CFRC on a routine basis.
In January 1975, Amtrak train 772, the mid-morning San Diegan, crosses from Fullerton into Anaheim on its way from Los Angeles to San Diego. SDP40F 511 can easily pull this four-car train ... (more)
A quiet night as Amtrak 511 and 516 are in the diesel service at the Autotrain facility.
Car are lining up for the 4:00 pm departure north.
The southbound Coast Starlight arrives at Portland. General Electric's flashy 500-class locomotives had just gone into service on trains 11 and 14.
Sweet Home Chicago. A bunch of Amtrak units (and a BNSF straggler) that pretty much call Chitown home congregate at 18th Street.
Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH diesels 511 and 507 back into Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal on the morning of December 27th, 1991. These two engines rolled out of General Electric's factory in Erie, P... (more)
A trio of Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH diesels hustle train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief (Los Angeles CA to Chicago IL) through Holbrook, Arizona, on September 1st, 1992. At this point in Amtr... (more)
On the first day of 1974, Amtrak San Diegan #771 (San Diego CA to Los Angeles CA) departs Fullerton. Amtrak SDP40F 511 is the newest thing in this photograph, having been built by EMD in 1... (more)
Amtrak B32-8WH 511 and Amtrak P40DC 830 resting in the engine house at dusk in Sanford, FL.
A General Electric P32BWH enjoys a quiet evening at Rio Grande's passenger station in Salt Lake City. Just before midnight, the 511 will lead train No. 35, the 'Desert Wind' to Las Vegas and Los A... (more)
Amtrak eastbound "Wolverine" Porter, IN