During a break between storms, some nice evening sun illuminates Cascades 507 and Mt Rainier, in the north end of the Puyallup Valley.
Hugging the Puget Sound will no longer be experienced at this location after today. Tomorrow, passenger trains will move to the $181 million inland "Point Defiance bypass" route.... (more)
Amtrak train 75, the midday southbound "Piedmont" service, speeds through the town of Thomasville, NC on December 11, 2017. Leading locomotive number 1869, the "City of Durham,"... (more)
Fire, Water and the Pacific Surfliner. Hurrying past the ever growing the Thomas Fire, Amtrak 769 passes through Seacliff as it heads north for its next station stop of Carpinteria. Later ... (more)
The first afternoon train arrives in Tacoma, using the recently completed Main 1 track. Where once stood the rickety, yet historic, Milwaukee Road S-Curve trestle, is a sturdy double track bridge... (more)
No, this isn't a cartoon. As Cartoon Network's skyscraper looms in the background, a cartoon-like consist rests in the coast siding just north of Burbank Junction on a cool evening. Made u... (more)
It was well below freezing in Montreal today and a bit of snow fell, so I figured I'd post a shot from a very cold morning last winter.... Here F59PHI AMT 1325 pushes a deadhead move towards the S... (more)
The last northbound Sounder train crosses the new Sounder bridge, where once stood the historic Milwaukee Road S-Curve trestle. In a few days, Main 1 (right) will be connected to the platform t... (more)
A Heritage Corridor train arrives in Lockport, IL.
With its layover in San Luis Obispo complete, Amtrak 796 exits the Amtrak spur track and trundles onto the Coast Subdivision as it makes its way to the depot to load up.
Approaching a 1909 built trestle, that crosses over the Ventura river in Emma Wood State Park, this Amtrak Surliner heads north, leaving Ventura in late afternoon light in fall.
Metra 99 arrives into Joliet with Heritage train 917.