The Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited pulls out of Springfield with a Shuttle set in the background. The station is in the process of platform renovations.
Conrail trailers roll north and an Amtrak Metroliner speeds south through North Elizabeth, NJ, as a thunderstorm approaches. Lead car 867 had yet to receive Amtrak's bright colors.
The #927 runs under a double-pantograph order due to a snow/ice storm in February of 1976. GG-1s tended to have issues in snow, particularly the dry sugar-like variety, which entered the internal... (more)
A Mark Young original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
A stretch of subzero weather in January 1984 left Amtrak's trouble-prone SPV-2000 railcars unable to propel themselves, so diesels including veteran RS-3s were drafted to keep things moving. Amtra... (more)
Springfield - New Haven shuttle 401 passes the future site of a new Amazon distribution center in North Haven. The big water tank in the background was part of the Pratt and Whitney complex.
The lead unit of this Northeast Corridor doubleheader is one of the five ex-PRR E8s that Amtrak modified with HEP generators to make them compatible with Amfleet. The Washington-bound train is les... (more)