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Rail Travelogues & Photos,
especially on
Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.

Below you will find all of the railroad related stories, rail photos, rail travelogues and rail events that have been featured with a photo link on the main page of TrainWeb.com this year. Click on each of the below photo links to review the full reports. You will find there are a tremendous number of travelogues of Amtrak travel, rail travel on VIA Rail Canada, as well as rail travel on many other rail systems and tourist railways throughout the world. Check back often as new stories are continually being added.

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The staff of TrainWeb and volunteers to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation have been posting rail travelogues, photos and other information related to Amtrak to these APRHF Train Web Sites since 1996. You should always check with  Amtrak  for the latest schedules, services, equipment, etc. Information posted on the APRHF Train Web sites might not always be up to date, especially from postings that may be from several years ago.

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Reports Posted This Year:

July 10, 2020 - Our Honeymoon Georgetown Loop Railroad: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. From here, we drove to Silver Plume. We parked and first down toward the engine house. Georgetown Loop 2-8-0 111 inside the engine house. We heard a whistle and we both had big smiles on our... Read More>>

July 10, 2020 - Our Honeymoon Colorado Rail Experiences: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. After waking up we loaded the car and checked out of the Best Western Rambler Inn. Neither of us wanted the modified breakfast which was breakfast sandwiches and granola bars. Since Elizabeth had never... Read More>>

Virtual Tour of the Fenelon Elevator in Dubuque, Iowa. Video premieres July 12, 2020, Sunday 5PM CT. Join Kandace & Robert Tabern with the Midwest Rail Rangers for a short tour of the Fenelon Elevator in Dubuque, Iowa. It is a 3-foot narrow gauge funicular railway. Also known as the Fourth Street Elevator, it is... Read More>>

July 9, 2020 - Our Honeymoon Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. We woke up in Alamosa at the Best Western Alamosa Inn. We went first to McDonald's and brought breakfast back to the room. After we packed we drove down to Antonito and parked the car. The first picture was... Read More>>

July 8, 2020 - Our Honeymoon Dolores to Alamosa: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. We woke up and went to the Ponderosa Restaurant for breakfast where I enjoyed pancakes, bacon and orange juice. We packed up the car and drove Colorado 145 over Lizard Head Pass as we made our way to Placerville where we... Read More>>

July 7, 2020 - Our Honeymoon Winslow to Dolores: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. I got up at 5:25 AM and managed to get to the BNSF mainline just as the Southwest Chief was leaving on time this morning. I returned to the room and went back to bed. At 7:10 AM, we went to the Turquoise Room and... Read More>>

July 6, 2020 - Our Honeymoon Santa Ana to Winslow: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. [7/5/20] We left the reception and went home to our apartment where we finished packing then wrote the wedding story. We then drove to the La Quinta Inn in Irvine for our first night as a married couple. [7/6/20] We got... Read More>>

July 5, 2020 - Chris Guenzler's Wedding: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. My best man Bill Compton picked me up at the apartment and we drove down to Santa Ana where inside the station we found Greg sitting on the bench. His brother Marty was in the bathroom at this point so I went out to the Metrolink ticket machine and... Read More>>

July 3, 2020 - My Bachelor Party: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. Since I am getting married on a train, I decided to have my bachelor party on the train as well. We made plans and then last week, had to change them due to Metrolink operating a holiday schedule on the day we had chosen. So we sent out a... Read More>>

June 5, 2020 - Cajon Pass with Elizabeth and Bill: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. Since Elizabeth caught only one train at Blu Cut on her visit to Cajon Pass on the trip down from Washington, we decided to take her back and take her to some of our favorite spots. We met Bill out in front of our apartment and then... Read More>>

Nov 13, 2019 - Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, WA and back: Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. A long distance overnight train trip staying several nights in a nice hotel in a leading city's downtown. Our day started not long after sunrise (the crack of dawn) and that found us packing the last of the... Read More>>

April 18, 2020 - The Trip to bring Elizabeth to my home: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. This trip was one I had to make no matter what was going on in the world at the time. My life was about to start a new chapter, as was Elizabeth's. She had had a major change in her personal life and was now... Read More>>

Aug 4, 2019 - Roundabout Route To Norfolk: by Jack M. Turner. Between 1967 and 1970 my father took our family on 3 or 4 trips aboard Seaboard Coast Line's Silver Star between Florida and Richmond, VA. Several aspects of those trips stood out such as riding the rear sleeping car (line number R-360) which was... Read More>>

Aug 2019 - Train Watching HotSpot: Plant City, Florida: by Jack M. Turner. Traditionally the leading Florida destination by train is Orlando with its plethora of theme parks that appeal to multiple generations. Two daily Amtrak trains directly serve Orlando along with the Auto Train which delivers passengers and their automobiles to nearby Sanford. Both the... Read More>>

Apr 4, 2020 - A Trip to Cajon Pass: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. Bill Compton and I had decided to chase the Coast Starlight Detour until I learned it was cancelled. So I called Bill and we decided to go to Cajon Pass instead that same Saturday. Bill picked me up in front of my apartment and we headed out... Read More>>

Mar 7, 2020 - BNSF Needles Sub Trip to Ash Hill: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. Bill and I decided to head out to the Needles Sub over the weekend. He met me at my new apartment and we headed out to Barstow then Dagget. Following National Trail Highway it did not take long to find a train... Read More>>

March 20, 2020 - Coast Starlight with Covered Bridges of Oregon: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. The trip was to Winterail but when they postponed it due to the threat of Coronavirus, I had roundtrip tickets in a sleeper to Portland. I decided to still use my tickets and Elizabeth decided with me to make this a... Read More>>

Feb 19, 2020 - La Plata Railfan Guide UPDATE: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. The Depot Inn and Suites in La Plata is an excellent place to stay when Railfanning. This guide will show you pictures and directions to locations I have photographed at over the years. The hotel can be your base of operation and... Read More>>

Today's Featured TrainWeb Site: www.trainweb.org/npsg - North Penn S Gaugers We were established in March of 1998 to encourage S gauge model railroaders in the North Penn area. The North Penn area was so named by the Reading Company Mainline from Philadelphia to Bethlehem. Today we have members along the North Penn mainline in Philadelphia and... Read More>>

Chris Guenzler End of the Year Review 2019. The year started off with local railroad photography. Next I had my 24rd year of sobriety on January 18, 2019. Bill Compton and I made our first trip out to the BNSF Needles sub. I joined NRHS members John Goodman and Skip Waters on the NRHS Discovery Visit for the... Read More>>

Chapter 26  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 25, 2016: Heading west through New Mexico and Arizona stopping to tour the Petrified Forest plus a stop to stand on corner in Winslow. Chris and I slept in a bit this morning in Grants due to gaining a hour on our westward trek. I had a good... Read More>>

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