Loyal Red Cap at Your Service

If you’ve passed through Chicago’s Union Station in the past twenty years, you’ve probably seen  Mr. Landeros being helpful Mr. Landeros. As one of our nearly 400 Red Caps, he’s been lending a hand and driving  Amtrak passengers to their gates  for over two decades. When asked about his job he simply replies, “I’ve helped interesting people from all over the country and the world.”


Amtrak challenged Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind Humans of New York, to leave New York and capture #AmtrakStories from across the country. For 31 days, we’ll share one new portrait and story each day on our blog in celebration of the customers who ride America’s Railroad