The Capitol Limited

The Capitol Limited is an Amtrak train that runs 780 miles between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC. The Capitol Limited name was borrowed from a Baltimore and Ohio RR train which also ran from Washington to Chicago between 1923 and 1971, albeit by a slightly different route west of Pittsburgh. The route is especially attractive during its run along the Beaver River, Ohio Rivers, Potomic River, and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The photos below date from two different trips: a westbound trip in November 2011 and an eastbound trip in April 2014.

Capitol Limited: Chicago Union Station
Capitol Limited: Indiana Harbor Works
Capitol Limited: Elkhart, IN
Capitol Limited: Beaver River / Ohio River
Capitol Limited: Pittsburgh, PA
Connellsville, PA
Capitol Limited: Cumberland, MD and Martinsburg, WV
Capitol Limited: Harper's Ferry / Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Capitol Limited: Washington Union Station

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