An ALP-44 rests with a train as an inbound with Arrow III's arrives. This scene has changed considerably, as not only are the ALP-44's long gone, but so is the view. This entire area known as &q... (more)
On third shift at Sunnyside yard, this AEM-7 sits on the pit taking a breather before heading out again to wrack up some miles.
The sun rises over Sunnyside yard after the midnight shift prepared the morning departures, which are seen lined up waiting their turn to head to Penn Station and begin their day.
Budd 10&6 "Pacific Gardens" spends the night in the shop. At the time of this photo, these cars had been relegated to crew dorm service, and a few years later would be retired altogether... (more)
Looking more like a Hollywood creation out of a sci-fi flick than a locomotive, the HHP is a really surprising sight with its skin removed. Note the bell hanging from the frame on the right side.... (more)
Metra equipment lays over before the evening rush.
Metra smokes up coming out of Union Station. Metra had some of the smokiest F40s I've ever seen on this trip.
How many folks realized that there was an Illinois High-Speed Rail decal applied to some Amtrak equipment? It was news to me until I saw it as well. The sticker denotes Chicago to St. Louis, whic... (more)
Is this 2016 or 1916? If you look close enough you can tell, but this was the first time the main hall had been restored as close to original form in decades. The center cafe had been removed, a... (more)
What would end up being the lone SW1 to survive on Amtrak's roster is seen getting a complete overhaul, and came out of the shop better than new. This unit had been the shop switcher for the Wilm... (more)
Metroliner ...a once well known and popular brand that was replaced as the premiere train on the Northeast Corridor by Acela. This car was awaiting overhaul at the Bear shops, and of inter... (more)
Northeast Direct ...a brand that has since been replaced by Acela Regional, followed by Regional, and exists today as Northeast Regional.
Enjoying a second lease on life on the west coast, this former NJT comet car has gone through a major overhaul at Amtrak's Beech Grove shops and now operates on Amtrak San Joaquins trains. The ins... (more)
Enjoying a second lease on life on the west coast, this former NJT comet car has gone through a major overhaul at Amtrak's Beech Grove shops and now operates on Amtrak San Joaquins trains.
Let there be light! The 927 receives a ditch light mod, as required by law.