An Amtrak AEM-7 that has just taken over from an F40 on a Washington-bound corridor train departs New Haven, CT, beneath a bank of transformers that feed the wires from which it's drawing power.
An Amtrak ACS-64 (No. 629) navigates its train over an inclined reverse s-curve just shy of the station in Rahway, NJ. The curve allows room for a junction within the center of the NEC ROW which ... (more)
Sprinters in Spring: ACS-64s #612 and #635 lead Northeast Regional #129 past NJ Transit's Hamilton Station on a gorgeous spring day. Photo taken Monday, April 23, 2018.
A early evening Amtrak Keystone, led by No. 642, the Veterans Unit, barrels down the NEC passing Holmesburg Junction Station in the midst of a December snow storm bound for Trenton, NJ and eventu... (more)
No. 4934 languishes today in the woods at Cooperstown Junction, NY, but here it is in action as seen through a 28mm wide-angle lens at the old Bel Air Avenue grade crossing. This scene is dominat... (more)
"Old Rivets" at twilight, literally and figuratively, in her star-spangled US Bicentennial garb, southbound at 60-per with a Truc-Train. The engineer gives a hearty wave from the cab of... (more)
In honor of the start of the baseball season, here's a farewell look at what was one of the best-ever places for simultaneous train and baseball watching, Harbor Yards in Bridgeport, CT. The Bridg... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Express transit heads for New York Penn Station from Washington Union Station as it spans the Susquehanna River at Perryville, Md., at sunset.
The ill-fated 601, not quite a year before it was wrecked in Port Richmond, Philadelphia, slowing to 90 mph for the Susquehanna River crossing.
Veteran Leadership: Veterans ACS-64 #642 leads Northeast Regional Train 148 into the Trenton Transit Center on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Note the deadheading cab car behind the locomotive.... (more)
Amtrak train 19 scoots through North Elizabeth en route to New Orleans.
Sparking Things Up: Acela Express power car #2009 experiences some arcing as it brings up the rear of Train 2170 on Track 2 at Princeton Junction during the golden hour on Thursday, Februa... (more)
Amtrak's Veteran's unit, No. 642, races past the Cornwells Heights station in Bensalem, PA, westbound en route to 30th Street Station, about 15 minutes ahead.
Amtrak's ACS-64 No. 629 split a pair of 105 mph markers while sprinting through Croydon, PA.
Silver Meteor at the Golden Hour: The Miami-bound Silver Meteor, Train 97 and the shuttered Nassau Tower are highlighted by golden hour sunlight on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Note the d... (more)