Amtrak 50, the eastbound "Cardinal," approaches the interlocking at Mt. Carbon, the beginning of a brief stretch of single track on the former Chesapeake & Ohio Newport News-Cincinnati m... (more)
With the freshly painted Amtrak 50th Anniversary unit #46 in tow, the east bound Cardinal picks up speed after its station stop in Staunton on its way towards Washington D.C.
The Amtrak Cardinal coasts through the ghost town of Thurmond as the fog lifts on this early October morning.
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal, on its way from Chicago to New York, heads down ex-C&O trackage through the Allegheney Mountains as it prepares to call its next station in Staunton.
0 on, 0 off, as the eastbound Cardinal makes its station stop at the quiet station of Prince, West Virginia. The leaning “I” in Prince seems to keep getting worse as time passes.
"Next Stop Maysville!" Usually leaving the Queen City around 3:30 in the morning the first November eastbound Cardinal leaves the Queen city nearly 7 hours late after the westbound was l... (more)
Party like it’s 1976! Phase III had just been introduced to Amtrak’s fleet and Phase II was very much still in evidence. But in truth this was on the night of Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Washi... (more)
"The Early Bird, Gets the Late Bird"- Running around 5 hours late due to Lift Bridge issues near Chicago, the Eastbound Cardinal makes a daylight run through S.W. Ohio and all of Kentuck... (more)
Eastbound "Cardinal" heading for Culpeper and points north and east.
AMTK 50 makes its first Daylight appearance of 2018 in Covington running about 8 hours and 45 minutes late. Tucking under the endangered B&O CPL on the former C&O Cincinnati to Russell mainline. ... (more)
The light is going fast, as the eastbound "Cardinal" rolls by over two hours late.
Eastbound "Cardinal" behind the Phase 3 heritage unit.
The eastbound "Cardinal" heading for its Manassas stop
Amtrak's eastbound "Cardinal" heading for a meet with NS 35Q at Calverton.
Amtrak's tri weekly Cardinal headed thru Dolton, on its way to Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Washington DC, New York and all intermediate stops.