Trainumentarians have traveled from Pennsylvania to Arizona several times in the past several years, photographing extraordinary places and eye-catching scenes as the train cut through America’s splendor.
Here are some samples of the magnificent imagery that was captured digitally in November and December 2017.
The High Desert Emporium – Marathon, TX
Pegasus Place – Dallas, TX
St. Joseph Catholic Church – Joliet, IL
Willis Tower – Chicago, IL as seen pulling into the train station
Although the el Charro cafe in Lordsburg, NM is no longer serving meals, its sign mural tells a rodeo story of the real west.
One of the surprising views of traveling through Springfield, Illinois’ capital, is this view of such an imposing and architecturally brilliant government building.
This bank in Lemont, IL is unique as there is a “mini-me” bank in its lower storefront.
The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is stunning, but at night its lighted silhouette dazzles train passengers.
Ft. Hancock, TX – a small town that sits near the US-Mexican border
Street level view of Anywheresville
The big sky paints overhead beauty somewhere in Illinois.
ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Broadcasting – Phoenix, AZ as captured from the light rail train traveling through downtown.
Another downtown Phoenix, AZ aesthetically-stimulating structure as seen from the light rail train.