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Abandoned Amtrak
A plethora of Amtrak engines that are either already scrapped, are in deadlines, or they're in severe danger of being scrapped. Not all of the great engines from the past 43 years can be saved...
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Photo ID: 537245

End of the line, but thanks to Amtrak making some parts available on eBay these locomotives can live on forever in the collections of fans. more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ASEA AEM-7
Location: Bear, Delaware, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 902
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 2015


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 04, 2015

Views: 15,758
Comments: 8

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 513600

Larry's Truck and Electric Service is full of historical railroad equipment. It is amazing to walk around through the scrapyard and just the sheer amount of old locomotives overwhelms you and leav... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: McDonald, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK322
Train ID: Unkown
Photo Date: February 15, 2014


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By: Derek Day

Added: Jan 08, 2015

Views: 18,751
Comments: 19

Favorited: 58
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Photo ID: 505415

The 486 was in the process of being cut to pieces and dismantled for scrap when I took this. Despite the number board shattered, paint flaking, and rust showing through; this unit still looked go... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 486
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 2014


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Nov 06, 2014

Views: 2,907
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Favorited: 14
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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: 3,953
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Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 495511

FEC 484 was simply used for transportation purposes, FEC's shop forces spent a great deal of time working on this FL9 for RP Flynn/Ohio Railway Supply under the proviso FEC could use it for a time... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: FEC 484
Train ID: FLNX 484
Photo Date: July, 2007


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By: Kevin Andrusia

Added: Aug 28, 2014

Views: 7,038
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Favorited: 29


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Photo ID: 493669

This was likely a candidate, or parts source, for the AMT rebuilds. At the time, MMA was contracted for a lot of work with EMD motors.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 226
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: September, 2009


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By: Kevin Andrusia

Added: Aug 14, 2014

Views: 6,516
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Photo ID: 485590

Hopefully one day this F40 will come alive once again, but for now it is saved as part of the collection at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Spencer, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 307
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 2014


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jun 13, 2014

Views: 1,970
Comments: 3

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 477964

Amtrak FL9 No. 486 served as a parts source for Maine Eastern's FL9s and was finally cut up after languishing for a decade in New Jersey. The story can be found at http://blog.railroadphotographer... (more)

Railroad: Morristown & Erie Railway
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 486
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 10, 2014


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By: Steve Barry / www.railroadphotographer.com

Added: Apr 16, 2014

Views: 6,693
Comments: 3

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 476112

A portion of Amtrak FL9 487's cab is being placed onto a flatbed truck. C&K Scrap Metal scrapped the 487 at the Morristown & Erie's Morristown yard.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: Amt 487
Train ID:
Photo Date: April 01, 2014


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By: Carl Perelman

Added: Apr 01, 2014

Views: 11,291
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Photo ID: 458916

Amtrak's first and 147th out of 150 SDP40F's meet the torch together at Pielet Brothers scrap yard.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: McCook, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 500/646
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1992


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 16, 2013

Views: 7,631
Comments: 4

Favorited: 23


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Photo ID: 447276

An Amtrak F40PH and a pair of IHB NW2's await their future....if they have one. Note: This photo was taken on private property, with permission.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: McDonald, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 369
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 11, 2013


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By: Nick Hart

Added: Aug 15, 2013

Views: 5,724
Comments: 2

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 379648

Turbopower no more. Once the pride of Amtrak's Empire Service fleet, the lone RTL-II Turboliner set is now slowly crumbling away behind the former Super Steel Schenectady plant. Thi... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-II
Location: Scotia, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2131
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2011


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By: David Honan

Added: Oct 31, 2011

Views: 7,670
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 232612

Ex Amtrak 273 has become the test unit for all rebuilt engines for the Poland Project. All engines needing to be rebuilt for the Poland Project are put into 273 and rebuilt in the unit. It saves... (more)

Railroad: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MMA 273
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 13, 2008


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By: Rod Bushway

Added: Apr 22, 2008

Views: 9,320
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 172841

Ex Amtrak 228 is the next unit that is scraficed for the Poland Project. The motor has just been removed and ready to go to the engine house to be rebuilt.

Railroad: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MMA 228
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 2007


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By: Rod Bushway

Added: Jan 25, 2007

Views: 5,095
Comments: 6

Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 151714

Amtrak 273's shell was chosen to be used to put rebuilt Amtrak engines in it to be tested before shipping to Poland.Notice the number 325 on the engine being installed in 273. This came out of Amt... (more)

Railroad: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MMA 273
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 14, 2006


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By: Rod Bushway

Added: Jul 18, 2006

Views: 8,701
Comments: 0

Favorited: 3
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