OK, in scanning my negatives, Started in June, went through to August, then switched and started from the Top in January. I guess that means I resume in September, right?
August 23, 1995 – Fall Sports Jamboree @ Haskell Stadium
In 2011, Amtrak painted a group of locomotives in special 40th Anniversary paint schemes resembling the different paint schemes on its locomotives. As a Depot Redux volunteer, I usually greet the Amtrak train on Saturday mornings. I’ve kept a lookout for the heritage units as well.
Within a year’s time, I had seen every one of the Amtrak units, and had also photographed all but one, most of them leading the train. Two weeks ago, I got the last of the Heritage Units, which has been based out of Kansas City on the River Runner. Today, I re-shot the only unit I had not photographed *leading* an Amtrak train. With that in mind, here are my photos of all of Amtrak’s heritage units
Today, Amtrak had an officers’ special to bring awareness of the Southwest Chief (and the possibility of it
being forced to re-route if funding to upgrade and maintain the line between Newton and Albuquerque cannot be found)
After the last week in January/First week in February, I was mostly working my day job and on the local Train show, so I didn’t go out that much.
I did, however, get a whole lot of photos at the train show. Photos from that can be found here (as there are too many pictures to post at once…