Amtrak is back after a nearly 3 month hiatus due to COVID-19. After wyeing the consist for the morning departure, the crew walks back to the office to mark off. The crew told me that they are happ... (more)
On an unseasonably warm November night, Amtrak's Pere Marquette waits for it's 6:00 AM departure. The Vernon J. Ehlers Station is just over a year old and a vast improvement over the old depot.
Amtrak Northbound P370 is running about 30 minutes late as the CSXT dispatcher ran a Southbound MTY Coal train prior on Amtrak's schedule.
No snow for Christmas, but a few days after a couple of inches finally fell, providing the opportunity to catch Amtrak's heritage unit #156 in a wintry scene crossing Buck Creek in Grandville, MI.... (more)
The "pointless arrow" cuts its way through the dark of night, breaking the silence of a peaceful evening in the Kalamazoo River Valley. On the night of December 23rd, 156 made its way on to Amtra... (more)
The sun breaks out just before sunset on this peaceful evening at the docks along the St. Joseph River. Amtrak's Pere Marquette has just departed the depot in St. Joe, continuing on its daily jou... (more)
Like the setting sun, Amtrak train 370 leaves behind St. Joseph for another day.
The Pere Marquette pulls across the Grand River in full view of the beautiful city of Grand Rapids sky line. P370 will pull up to the wye at Ann Street to be tied down for the night. It will leave... (more)
A 30 minute late P370 crosses the St. Joseph River just prior to sunset on a hot and muggy may night.
Amtrak P370 crosses the Grand River with the foggy skyline of Grand Rapids in the distance after stopping at the station to let off it's passengers for the night.
Amtrak 370 backs across the Grand River on it's way to the Grand Rapids Eastern, under a 99.7% waxing gibbious moon.
506 and three Superliners sit at the station shortly after passengers deboarded. This cold and blustery winter night sent them quickly scrurrying to their cars, leaving the station looking like a... (more)
After arriving from Chicago, 506 and 3 Superliners pause for a moment in the driving snow before backing into Amtrak's station in Grand Rapids.