Articles

 

Archives

Showing articles posted using tag #Amtrak (x)

All Categories

  • July 4, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,951 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    By Julian Cavalier - All photographs by the author Train #81 "Silver Star" pulling a 5-car passenger train headed by locomotive #636 southbound as it approaches Clearwater Station in Florida. Note the tracks in the center of the street that run sever...
  • July 8, 2011 - posted by TrainLife Staff - 1,264 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    LEFT: During the 1980s, Central Vermont was known for its colorful collection of vintage Electro-Motive GP9s. At 10:26 a.m. on July 13, 1988, a late-running CV No. 444 crosses the high bridge at Millers Falls, Massachusetts. The Ne...
  • June 1, 2011 - posted by TrainLife Staff - 1,103 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Bill Buchanan This Montana juxtaposition poses the question: Could Amtrak silver be replaced by dappled gray on the point if Congressional horse-trading results in further cuts? The Congressional Limited Amtrak is apparently not...
  • May 18, 2011 - posted by TrainLife Staff - 817 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Text and Photography by Bill Buchanan ABOVE: Megan Juchanan takes In the sights of the season aboard a Capitol Corridor train. LEFT: Busy Union Square is a center for shopping in San Francisco. That comment, appearing in a feature s...
  • March 28, 2011 - posted by TrainLife Staff - 1,061 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Eric C. Thorp OPPOSITE PAGE, TOP: The conductor of Amtrak's Pioneer radios a highba;; to the engineer. Mike Daneman photo. OPPOSITE PAGE, BOTTOM: Sleeping transients aside, Chicago Union Station is a beautiful place to catch a train. Mike Danema...
  • Invalid date - posted by TrainLife Staff - 7,040 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
        Under the guise of progress, the main concourse of Penn Station disappears beneath a canopy of steel in fall 1985. Sunlight streaming through a myriad of glass panels once made arrivals and departure...
  • Invalid date - posted by TrainLife Staff - 1,755 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    On Dec. 22, 1998, a Southern Pacific flanger blasts through the fresh snow at Soda Springs, Calif. Note the icicle breakers and revolving window, both telltale signs of a SP locomotive assigned to snow fighting duty. ...