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“Preparing to Depart”
Amtrak’sCarolinianabout to depart Charlotte, North Carolina bound for New York. The Uptown Charlotte skyline is at center.

Preparing to Depart

Amtrak’sCarolinianabout to depart Charlotte, North Carolina bound for New York. The Uptown Charlotte skyline is at center.

“Orange Stripes”
San Francisco Muni streetcar #1079 painted in historic Detroit colors runs inbound on Market Street.

Orange Stripes

San Francisco Muni streetcar #1079 painted in historic Detroit colors runs inbound on Market Street.

“Land’s End”
The California coast north of Ventura Santa Barbara as the sun begins to set into the Pacific Ocean. Viewed from Amtrak’s Coast Starlight.

Land’s End

The California coast north of Ventura Santa Barbara as the sun begins to set into the Pacific Ocean. Viewed from Amtrak’s Coast Starlight.

“Water Arc”
Main Street Square, Downtown Houston. The light rail runs right through this block-long fountain. 

Water Arc

Main Street Square, Downtown Houston. The light rail runs right through this block-long fountain. 

“Splash of Red”
A historic streetcar turns from Howard onto Carondolet in Downtown New Orleans.

Splash of Red

A historic streetcar turns from Howard onto Carondolet in Downtown New Orleans.

“Sunset Unlimited”
The view from Amtrak’s eastbound Sunset Limited is phenomenal as the sun sets over the high desert of west Texas. This photo was taken between Alpine and Del Rio.

Sunset Unlimited

The view from Amtrak’s eastbound Sunset Limited is phenomenal as the sun sets over the high desert of west Texas. This photo was taken between Alpine and Del Rio.

"Up California"Looking west on California Street from Drum & Market in Downtown San Francisco at sunset. A cable car is laying over at center. 
An HDR picture comprised of 3 shots at 2EV spacing.

"Up California"

Looking west on California Street from Drum & Market in Downtown San Francisco at sunset. A cable car is laying over at center. 

An HDR picture comprised of 3 shots at 2EV spacing.

"Tracks 4 & 5"Amtrak’s museum train (led by loco #822) at Baltimore Penn Station. A parked MARC commuter train is at left, and a Northeast Regional serves the platform at far right. 
Happy 42nd birthday, Amtrak!

"Tracks 4 & 5"

Amtrak’s museum train (led by loco #822) at Baltimore Penn Station. A parked MARC commuter train is at left, and a Northeast Regional serves the platform at far right.

Happy 42nd birthday, Amtrak!

"Lavender Sky"
A 20 second exposure of Downtown Los Angeles, viewed from the Griffith Observatory at dusk.

"Lavender Sky"

A 20 second exposure of Downtown Los Angeles, viewed from the Griffith Observatory at dusk.

“Fiery Backdrop”Sunset over the Hudson River, viewed from the southbound Amtrak Adirondack.

Fiery Backdrop
Sunset over the Hudson River, viewed from the southbound Amtrak Adirondack.