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  1. Yard Limit

    Surfliner F59PHI's on the Southwest Chief

    On November 3 and 3, 2018, two more Amtrak Surfliner F59PHI locomotives moved across the country on the Southwest Chief. These two locomotives, Amtrak 452 and Amtrak 462, are part of a purchase by Metra in Chicago from Amtrak in California. Amtrak maintains a dedicated fleet of 15 EMD F59PHI...
  2. Yard Limit

    F59PHI Surfliners on the Southwest Chief

    On March 16, 2018 and July 1, 2018, two Amtrak Surfliner F59PHI locomotives moved across the country on the Southwest Chief. These two locomotives are part of a purchase by Metra in Chicago from Amtrak in California. Amtrak maintains a dedicated fleet of 15 EMD F59PHI locomotives painted to...
  3. The Golden Hour in Northern California

    The Golden Hour in Northern California

    An Amtrak California Capitol Corridor train brings commuters back from the greater Sacramento Area to the Bay Area in the early evening. Taken on December 11, 2017
  4. The Afternoon Rush

    The Afternoon Rush

    An Amtrak California commute train moves swiftly through Benicia, CA at a spot known as Bahia on the Union Pacific Martinez Subdivision.
  5. TRE 570

    TRE 570

    TRE 570 stopping at Richland Hills station http://www.locophotos.com/PhotoDetails.php?PhotoID=138817
  6. Seattle scene

    Seattle scene

  7. Heading Home

    Heading Home

    One of the evening Sounder runs streaks through Sumner WA southbound to it's final destination of Tacoma WA.
  8. AMTK 469

    AMTK 469

    AMTK 469 shoves the southbound Cascades past the Salem Yard.
  9. Evening Sounder

    Evening Sounder

    The evening Sounder approaches a signal south of Kent, WA.
  10. Piedmont Sunset

    Piedmont Sunset

    Amtrak train 74, the northbound Piedmont, makes a station stop at Cary, North Carolina as the sun is setting.
  11. Starlight with "rocketship"

    Starlight with "rocketship"

    Amtrak's "Coast Starlight" heads southbound between Soledad and King City, California on the Coast Line in April of 2002. The train has drawn an Amtrak-California F59PHI or "rocketship" as named by the train crews for its styling.
  12. The last B Boats

    The last B Boats

    By the 1991 only two railroads were still buying new GE 4-axles: Santa Fe & AMTRAK. Nearly twenty years later they are still the last B Boats. Will GE ever bring them back? Note that both are class units. BNSF 1123-500-6261 (9-44CW/B40-8W/ES44AC wearing H1/H2/H3!) #1123 is last in his series.
  13. Sounder at Meeker

    Sounder at Meeker

    First Southbound Sounder of the evening rounds the corner at Meeker on its way to Puyallup and Tacoma, WA
  14. Sounder at rest

    Sounder at rest

    Sound Transit F59PHI #905 waits patiently behind Tacoma's Freighthouse Square for Monday and the first commuter run of the Thanksgiving week.
  15. Sounder and spring blossoms

    Sounder and spring blossoms

    Southbound Sounder framed by the first blossoms of spring near Sumner, WA.
  16. TRE 570 at T&P Station

    TRE 570 at T&P Station

    Trinity Railway Express (TRE) 570 F59PHI sits at the Texas & Pacific station in Fort Worth waiting to start its easterly run to Dallas. 16 Apr 2008.
  17. Sounder Passing

    Sounder Passing

    Sounder unit number 911 speeds by to get to it's next station.
  18. Sounder in the Fog

    Sounder in the Fog

    Last northbound Sounder train of the morning heads through Puyallup in blinding fog.
  19. Amtrak Cascade

    Amtrak Cascade

    470 is the power on todays 506.
  20. Amtrak Cascades

    Amtrak Cascades

    Amtrak Cascade #467 on it's way Southbound through Sumner, WA




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