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Amtrak Albany-Rensselaer
Once home to Delaware & Hudson's corporate headquarters, today Albany is home to Amtrak's Maple Leaf, Adirondack and NY Regional Trains. This album is a behind the scenes tour of the complex. Thanks to all photographers who contributed to this album.
Photo Album By: Michael Colacino
 
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Photo ID: 500825

The phase I Amtrak heritage pulls NB thru the Rensselaer station with the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited. The 449 is getting into position to tie onto the NY section once it arrives.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 156
Train ID: AMTK 449
Photo Date: September 18, 2014


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By: John Sesonske

Added: Oct 05, 2014

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Photo ID: 496882

Two GP40TCs already renumbered into the 520 series (due to the new P42s taking their former 190 series numbers) sit with an MP15 in the yard. This is the former 196.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GMD GP40TC
Location: Albany-Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 524
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2003


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 07, 2014

Views: 4,640
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 496857

This is the MHC test train with an MHC I and MHC II to run with a DOT geometry car to dig into the rather interesting results of the NTSB report from the 1994 Lake Shore Limited derailment involvi... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Albany-Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: DOTX T-16
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2003


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 07, 2014

Views: 3,436
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 496812

The survivors of the F40 fleet are gathered and wait for final disposition after being put up for bid. This group of classic F40s was maintained out of Albanyserved their final days on the Maple ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Albany-Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 301
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2003


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 06, 2014

Views: 3,950
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Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 489184

Ex CB&Q Diner "Silver Tureen" was employed on the Lake Shore Limited this day, but has long since been off the Amtrak roster. John's recent photos of the first Viewliner II Diner (photo... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Albany-Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 8501
Train ID: AMTK 48
Photo Date: 2002


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 12, 2014

Views: 4,997
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Favorited: 21


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Photo ID: 483100

This beauty wont be at the Streamliners at Spencer event this coming weekend - it no longer exists (it was scrapped last month, photo ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 486
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1997


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: May 26, 2014

Views: 3,410
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 482924

This scene has changed drastically. The station is totally different; with high level platforms and a waiting room over the tracks and the F40s are long gone.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 280
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1997


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: May 26, 2014

Views: 1,615
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Photo ID: 482643

The Baggage Car on the rear of the Boston section of the Lake shore is on the left and F40 271 waits for its next assignment on the right. It will likely take the Maple Leaf west to Toronto.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 271
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2002


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: May 24, 2014

Views: 2,145
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 482642

Passengers catch some fresh air or a smoke depending on preference.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 62014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2002


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: May 24, 2014

Views: 3,581
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Photo ID: 482476

F40 319 came off of lease working in freight service and is prepped for sale while younger dual mode P32AC-DM 707 is still in Phase III with an Empire Service train being serviced.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 319
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2002


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: May 22, 2014

Views: 4,384
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Favorited: 23


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Photo ID: 454787

The 288 and 228 sit in the yard just north of the shops on a summer day in 1999.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 288
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1999


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Oct 11, 2013

Views: 2,317
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 452984

The one and only RTL Turboliner to be upgraded to an RTL II wore a unique demonstrator paint scheme for a number of years. This set of equipment was the lone operating Turbo for a few years, and ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 159
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1999


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 28, 2013

Views: 4,690
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 452310

A newly rehabbed RTL III turboliner sits next to F40 #414 with the skyline of Albany in the background. Photo taken on RR property with permission.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTL III Turboliner
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2141
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 2003


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 22, 2013

Views: 2,183
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 452268

The baggage car seen here, #1857, is one of three that were outfitted with bike racks. Photo taken on RR property with permission.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GMD GP40TC
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 522
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 2004


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 22, 2013

Views: 2,070
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Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 452184

Grade crossing strikes sometimes cause bent pilots. This unit had the entire engineer's side pilot cut out and it will be replaced with a newly fabricated one. Photo taken on RR property with perm... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P32AC-DM
Location: Albany, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 708
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 2004


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Sep 21, 2013

Views: 2,204
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
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