Pacific Surfliner No. 1761 with private cars today. Vista dome Silver Splendor built in 1956 for the CB&Q and the Denver Zephyr. Original name Silver Buckle. Santa Fe Acoma a Club Lounge, built fo... (more)
The coastal fog is rolling in over the hills by San Luis Obispo as a late Coast Starlight makes it's way over the Stenner Creek Viaduct.
The Northbound Coast Starlight crossing the Arroyo Hondo Bridge. The concrete highway bridge is a relic from the old Pacific Coast Highway.
Amtrak Train 4 briefly visits this old barn just west of Floyd on the BNSF Marceline Sub., bound for Chicago and running on time in 90 MPH territory.
Locomotives: AMTK 166, AMTK 84
Moments before sunrise, Amtrak 29 Capitol Limited heads westbound for Chicago on the NS Chicago Line just west of Wawaka, Indiana.
Seemingly a hundred miles out into the Southern Colorado prairie, in a tiny ghost town known of by few called Delhi, stands the last wig-wag on a class one mainline in the United States. On this m... (more)
Amtrak pulls into town as crowds gather for the NW 611.
Fruita's most visible landmark, the awesomely-painted grain elevator, provides a colorful backdrop for the eastbound Amtrak California Zephyr, zipping through town right on time. Fruita is home to... (more)
The passengers on Amtrak have a gorgeous day for their trek across the Colorado Rockies. A mountain wave cloud hovers over the Flatirons... Moffat Road!
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief leans into a curve as they meet an intermodal near Church Rock after a late station stop in Gallup, making track speed towards Albuquerque and Chicago.
Running an hour behind schedule, Amtrak's Capital Limited crosses the Potomac River into Harpers Ferrry, WV.
With most of it's work behind it, Amtrak's Coast Starlight (more of a "San Joaquin Starlight" on this day) #11 glides downgrade at Marcel.
Evening glint catches the Coast Starlight in the last hour of its run to Seattle hugging the shoreline at Steilacoom, just south of the ferry dock.
Amtrak 166 leads detouring train 11 upgrade past a group of chase thirsty railfans at Tunnel 2.
Approaching the town of Tehachapi, detouring southbound Amtrak train #11 climbs the last few miles of the mountain grade as it passes the Cable crossover.