Two Amtrak long-distance trains are prepped for their evening departures at the "Launching Pad," at the carrier’s Redondo Junction facility about three miles south of downtown L.A. The ... (more)
The eastbound Chief races the sun at the semaphores near Wagon Mound on the Raton sub.
Amtrak 821 leads the Southwest Chief through the semaphores at Springer, New Mexico.
Word has it that the last operating semaphores in New Mexico will soon be replaced. With cameras in hand we set out to capture these nearly 100 year old iconic railroad signals. We also wanted t... (more)
The California Zephyr, complete with two baggage cars, climbs the grade to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line.
The Westbound California Zephyr is about to cross Old Donner Summit Road after emerging from Tunnel 41, the "Big Hole".
It's 1986, and a Westinghouse-equipped Budd Metroliner coach (PRR Class MP85E4) is rounding the bend just east of the Strasburg Rail Road interchange. Note the old PRR 152-lb jointed rail still in... (more)
Amtrak's Westbound Capitol Limited crosses the Indiana/Ohio state line, with the sun welcoming the final day of August.
Amtrak’s California Zephyr climbs the front range of the Rocky Mountains between Rocky and Clay, Colorado, led by GE P40DC No. 821 on September 16, 2014.
A railfan's paradise... San Clemente offers wonderful beach views with plenty of train action. Even my wife and two boys enjoyed watching this Pacific Surfliner roll through the heart of this beac... (more)
The sun sets behind the eastbound Southwest Chief as it pulls into the Fullerton station stop, the first of many on its long journey to Chicago.
Amtrak P40DC 821 leading Northeast Regional train 95.
A Amtrak Northeast Regional shoots across the James River Trestle on a busy Saturday morning.
Running more than 9 hours behind schedule, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr charged head on into a blizzard in Spanish Fork Canyon.