The Longview, TX Amtrak Depot is being moved to the former UPRR Waiting Room. The remodeling is expected to be completed in time for National Train Day on May 11, 2014.
The Union Pacific Railroad owns the tracks that Amtrak operates on through Longview.
A UPRR Freight Train is shown reflected in the new Amtrak Waiting Room Windows.
This portion of the UPRR Depot will house the new Amtrak Waiting Room.
Griff Hubbard, Product Line Agent, is shown on the left side of this photograph.
Platform construction is shown in front of the new Waiting Room.
Griff Hubbard and Doug Nies take the Banner to trackside. Today (3.14.14) is the 40th Anniversary of the "Texas Eagle".
The Banner is being adjusted for proper placement.
Longview is the Scenic and Entertainment Capitol of East Texas! (The sign says so.)
The wind briefly picks up, buffeting the Banner.
Engineer Velida Breakfield brings #21 into the Longview Depot, edging toward the Banner.
The train draws closer!
It is now within a few feet of the Banner.
Very close now!
#21 breaks through the Banner! Happy 40th Anniversary!
Passengers boarding #21 at Mineola, TX.
Assistant Conductor Wilborn Phillips.
Conductors David E. Mayo and Wilborn Phillips prepare to load passengers at Mineola, TX.
Conductor Mayo radios Engineer Velida Breakfield.
#21 has arrived at Dallas. A Trinity Railway Express (TRE) Commuter Train enters the Depot.
Passenger on the platform detrain and entrain.
Conductor David E. Mayo assists with the checked baggage.
Conductor Mayo loads a suitcase onto the baggage cart.
A DART train (on the left) and a TRE train are shown on the platform.
Conductor David E. Mayo and Station Agent Jackie Whitehead work the baggage.
Station Agent Jackie Whitehead prepares to receive more baggage.
Conductor David E. Mayo