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Photos Taken Along The Route Of Amtrak's Capitol Limited
Over the past couple years, Amtrak has erected these signs at stations throughout the country providing basic train information.
Sandusky's station isn't staffed so this board provides train schedules and information.
During our station stop in Toledo, I had a chance to grab a quick photo of the train in the station.
My Railroad French Toast with Sausage Patties & Home Fries with a Diet Pepsi for breakfast, good eats in the dining car!!!
A view of North Calumet Road in Chesterton, IN.
An Ex-Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Coach on the back of an old restaurant built in a former New York Central station
in Chesterton, IN. The restaurant today is closed but the coaches on it looked cool!
The CSX Line to Grand Rapids Michigan that connects to the Chicago Line
along with Amtrak's Michigan Line at CP-482 in Porter, IN.
An NS Freight west of Porter, IN with a former Union Pacific SD60 now owned by Norfolk Southern and numbered 6544.
A view of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in the rain!
Amtrak's Hammond-Whiting, IN Station at Milepost 507. Some Michigan Wolverine Service trains use this station.
2 Chicago Short Line (Now the South Chicago & Indiana Harbor Railway) SW1500's just west of Hammond, IN.
South Commercial Avenue in South Chicago, IL.
NS C40-9W awaiting its next assignment near Chicago near 63rd Street/Park Manor Yard.
A high-hood NS GP38-2 #5187 near 63rd Street/Park Manor Yard.
The Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstates 90 & 94).
The Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55).
The Canadian National (Former Illinois Central) East-West Main. Santa Fe used to
use this line to access the Dearborn Street Station.
Amtrak's Wheel Truing Building near the Chicago Coach Yard & Shops.
P40DC #837, an Economic Stimulus Rebuild unit near the Chicago Locomotive Shop.
F40PH NPCU #90200 (Non-Powered Control Unit) taking a break. This unit started its life as F40PH #200.
P42DC #13 at the coach yard.
P42DC #184 painted up in Phase IV paint for Amtrak's 40th Anniversary. Though many P42's once wore this paint scheme,
this particular unit was actually delivered in Phase Vb and such never wore this paint scheme until now.
Finally, Amtrak's Capitol Limited having just arrived at Chicago Union Station, only 5 minutes late!