Category: New Orleans

Amtrak’s 40th Anniversary exhibit trai…

Amtrak’s 40th Anniversary exhibit train crosses Lake Pontchartrain on its deadhead from New Orleans to Meridian for display.

February 03, 2012

The 2011 AAPRCO Convention Special, appropri…

The 2011 AAPRCO Convention Special, appropriately named, “The Kansas City Chief”, rolls down rare mileage between Emporia and Kansas City on the freight only “Ottawa Cutoff”.

Lebo, KS
October 19, 2011

The AAPRCO special “Kansas City Chief” gets …

The AAPRCO special “Kansas City Chief” gets the highball after meeting a loaded grain train. 
Cameron, TX

October 17, 2011

The first of this year’s annual spring…

The first of this year’s annual springtime American Orient Express (AOE) Southern Antebellum trips heads west at Jackson’s Gap, approaching Alexander City. The train is headed for New Orleans.

April 03, 2005

Amtrak Eastbound Sunset Limited with Amtrak …

Amtrak Eastbound Sunset Limited with Amtrak 512 sits next to the originating northbound Texas Eagle. The Alamo Dome, in the background, is being built.

San Antonio, TX

August 08, 1992

The Sunset Limited pulls into the station ju…

The Sunset Limited pulls into the station just a few hours late, while the locomotive for the San Antonio leg of the Texas Eagle prepares to take sleepers from LA to Chicago. Background: Alamodome.

August 08, 1992

Eastbound Sunset Ltd passing the Houston sec…

Eastbound Sunset Ltd passing the Houston section of the Inter-American on the SP about 20 miles west of Houston.

Sugarland, TX

August, 1981

Amtrak Crescent and Silver Meteor Amtrak …

Amtrak Crescent and Silver Meteor

Amtrak Crescent with E60MA followed by Silver Meteor, both heading for NYC on Amtrak Northeast Corridor May 29 2002

1951 SouthernerNew York City to New OrleansSOU…

1951 Southerner
New York City to New Orleans
SOU

The consist includes an E8A, a baggage dorm coach, a dining car, four 52-seat coaches, and a tavern lounge observation.

The gifs used were made by Ken and myself. They can be found at the link below. My gifs have my name in the description.
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1951 CrescentNew York City to New OrleansSOUTh…

1951 Crescent
New York City to New Orleans
SOU

The consist includes two E8As, a baggage RPO, a baggage dorm, a dining car, six 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleepers, a 1 MB – 2 DR sleeper lounge, three 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleepers, and a sleeper lounge observation.

The gifs used were made by Ken and myself. They can be found at the link below. My gifs have my name in the description.
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