Posts Tagged: Photos

Freedom at Her Fingertips

Freedom at Her Fingertips

Last month, Instagram photographer extraordinaire Jessica Zollman (or @jayzombie) set out on a great Amtrak adventure on the Left Coast. She rode on our Coast Starlight then hopped on the Cascades, learning a thing or two about photographing moving landscapes and even her own ancestry along the way! Jessica served as the Community Evangelist for Instagram for nearly two years and now does ...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Your votes have been tallied from the far corners of Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Instagram, and this edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Irvine, who caught a Moment of Zen aboard the California Zephyr. The California Zephyr is one of Amtrak's long-distance trains. It travels across the plains of Nebraska, across the Rockies and even through the desert of Salt Lake City. ...

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Top 5 Moments of Beauty on Amtrak

Top 5 Moments of Beauty on Amtrak

Sometimes beauty is in the eye of the ticket holder. Here are five moments of incidental beauty aboard our more than 300 daily trains. Next time you ride with us, snap your own and use the hastag #Amtrak to join the conversation! Bright Rays in Northern California An Empire State of Sunshine Wide Open Spaces in Montana Midnight in Chi-Town ...

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The 5 Coolest Passengers on Amtrak

The 5 Coolest Passengers on Amtrak

If you're posting to Instagram from our trains, you already have our respect. But there are some passengers who take their train travel to the next level (We're looking at you, Nerd Train). We've got over 31 million passengers traveling to our more than 500 destinations, but here are the 5 coolest ones! 1. A Wise Man Once Said ... Everything is better ...

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5 Weird Things People Photograph on Amtrak

5 Weird Things People Photograph on Amtrak

Since we're handling the driving, passengers tend to snap tons of photos on our trains. In fact, you're adding about 1,000 photos a week on Instagram. That's awesome because all your friends can share in your train adventures (tagged #Amtrak), but your pics also get a little weird. When the sun goes down on your scenery shots and you're tired ...

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Tag #AmtrakGram & Win!

Tag #AmtrakGram & Win!

From the onboard #selfies to your #nofilter landscape shots, we want your best Instagram photos and videos from our trains. With more than 500 destinations covering 21,300 miles throughout 46 states, we're giving you quite the canvas to work with!  Hey – if Mick Jagger can do it – so can you! It's simple, just use our awesome hashtag: #AmtrakGram There ...

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Here’s to America!

Here’s to America!

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Yhsieh who proves that babies don't come from storks, they arrive by train! This (dare we say?) "awww"-inspiring shot was taken aboard our Silver Service, which runs daily among 11 states and connects New York City and Miami. Did we mention that tickets start at just $139 for the complete North to South trip?

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by William whose artful eye captured this photo on an Illinois train! If you're looking for quick trips throughout the state, we've got you covered. In fact, there are four to choose from! Illini Service: daily service between Chicago and Carbondale, Ill. Saluki: daily service between Chicago and Carbondale, Ill. Carl Sandburg: daily service ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Ralph, who headed to Miami to cheer on the Heat tonight in the NBA Playoffs! His photo shows the Jacksonville station on a picture perfect day this week when our Silver Service was rolling south to Miami. In fact, our Silver Service travels from Miami right to Madison Square Garden ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Lee, who snapped this picturesque shot while onboard Amtrak's California Zephyr, which goes between Chicago and Emeryville, Calif. While onboard, you can see Donner Lake, a 300-foot-deep fresh-water lake just inside the California state line where summer temperatures are a beautiful 75 degrees! Sounds refreshing, huh? If you’d like ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This week's Photo of the Week comes courtesy of Richard, who is tugging on our heartstrings with this artistic shot of two travelers onboard our Southwest Chief in New Mexico. If you're not shedding a single tear or humming "Lean on Me" after seeing this photo, we're questioning your judgement. The Southwest Chief, which travels the more than 2,000 miles between Chicago and LA, ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This week's photo comes courtesy of Irv, who captured this breathtaking image onboard No. 8 train, the Empire Builder, which travels between Seattle and Chicago. The Empire Builder is Amtrak's true “adventure” train. A few generations ago, this route was pure wilderness. Today, it's a busy railroad corridor connecting cities along the northern plains.

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Keep Calm & Hashtag #Amtrak

Keep Calm & Hashtag #Amtrak

Thanks to Amtrak's more than 31 million customers, you get to experience train adventures right from the comfort of your laptop. If you enjoy seeing the online photos and videos that our fans share, make sure to join the conversation during your next trip by using Amtrak social media. It's pretty easy, we promise! If Facebook is your social network of choice, use our Welcome ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This week’s edition of Photo of the Week comes courtesy of Leslie, who captured a great view of the big mountain sky in Colorado while aboard our California Zephyr. The California Zephyr runs daily between Chicago and San Francisco, offering what we think is one of the most beautiful train trips in all of North America. From the window of ...

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