SEPTA performed quite a bit of major work on its Doylestown branch in 1985, and employed an Amtrak work train for some of the job. Here two “pumpkins” run around their train just short of the end ... (more)
Penn Central E44s and a train stuck in the Assunpink Creek flooding of 1975. The USGS investigation of the flooding can be found here... (more)
An H. E. Brouse original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Note the consist of de-motored Metroliner coaches, which still collect power from the catenary for HEP functions. A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An original Kodachrome slide form my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Amtrak AEM7 #915 idles at the Race Street motor pit. This particular unit was preserved and now lives in Strasburg. A Richard Louderback original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Conrail Shared Assets Job YPMO-R1 works it's way down Delmorr Ave as it heads back to Morrisville Yard
ASEA Demonstrator X995 with a test extra at Trenton. The success of the Swedish RC4 motor on these tests would lead to the AEM7 a couple years later. A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide fr... (more)
When SMS Rail Lines crews are not using Baldwins to service customers in the Pureland Industrial Complex, this former Santa Fe B23-7 is often seen getting the job done. In this view, 4211 was sho... (more)
SMS Rail Lines' former Santa Fe B23-7 works across the Sharptown Road crossing in the late afternoon. The low sun angle highlights some of the touch-up work that was done to keep the unit looking... (more)
NS 24K slowly notches down as it passes West Lang on the NS Morrisville Line with NS 1071, the Jersey Central heritage unit in the lead.
A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
NS 64T rounds the curve at the former Valley Forge Reading Railroad station with NS's flagship SD70ACC leading.
Stealth Operation on the Waterfront
A CSX SW1500 in the company’s most unpopular paint scheme works at Pier 78 in Philadelphia. The trackage on Columbus Avenue was jointly served b... (more)
Conrail was the second-largest purchaser of the SD50, rostering 135 of the big EMD’s. Here one of them leads an eastbound coal train through Bridgeport, Pennsylvania on the former Reading main lin... (more)