An old PRR platform lamp stands guard, one of the few surviving, as an Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" makes an appearance with a string of leased MARC cars in tow. SEPTA leased No. 619 from A... (more)
SEPTA's AEM-7 #2305 makes an appearance on a rush hour train pushing a set of Bombardier cars from 30th Street Station over the PRR built viaduct and under the Center City Commuter Tunnel towards ... (more)
NS 338 passes under the endangered Southern-era GRS signals and lattice-style cantilever at AT&O. These will likely be replaced in the coming weeks as the remaining double tracking project between... (more)
The Amtrak "Vermonter" (Train 55) is twice as interesting with 2 Siemens ACS-64s (660/605) on the point. This train originates in St. Albans, VT, changes its diesel for electric power in New Haven... (more)
The new kids on the block
Just south of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, an Amtrak Acela Express, led by No. 2015, is captured southbound with the expanding city skyline serving as ba... (more)
SEPTA's sole ALP-44, No. 2308, arrives at the upper deck of Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. The unit was one of 33 built by Asea Brown Boveri of Sweden between 1989 and 1997. Of those, 32 went... (more)
"Whose line is it, anyway?"
A leased set of NJT Comet IV's along with even an ALP-46, substitutes for SEPTA equipment, under the watchful eye of William Penn. SEPTA leased the trains from NJT,... (more)
After a day plagued with EOT problems north of Linwood, NS 213 finally gets the highball through Charlotte with the Lackawanna heritage unit in charge.
The Lake Shore Limited has just begun its trip, emerging from darkness under the streets of New York, to be briefly greeted by a pleasant afternoon passing through A Interlocking before heading in... (more)
An Amtrak Regional Express departs Philadelphia, PA on a moody day in late March.
The skyline serves as backdrop, with the PECO building on the far left, Liberty One and Two to the far right a... (more)
The Nickel Plate heritage unit leads stack train 25V west through downtown Cleveland on a gorgeous summer evening.
Between the parade of passenger trains, an Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" ACS-64 is captured in tow en route to the shops in Delaware. The Philadelphia skyline serves as backdrop on this moody day in M... (more)
"Babbling Brook at 38th Street"
The New York Central Railroad Babbling Brook brings up the markers of Amtrak 291 as the train traverses under 38th Street on the Empire Connection... (more)
Having just left Union Depot, the eastbound Empire Builder should be feeling right at home in St. Paul as it heads southward along the Mississippi River en route to its next stop at Red Win... (more)
"LIRR Intermodal Bogie Rolls Over the Montauk Cutoff"
One of Long Island Rail Road's experimental "Intermodal Bogies" gets dragged down the Montauk Cuttoff to Sunnyside Yard to be cut up f... (more)