An Amtrak Regional Express snakes its way north through Delaware, under a canopy of catenary wires, bound for Wilmington.
On the day after it was displayed at the Amtrak Wilmington Shops Maintenance Dept. for the Farewell to the AEM-7 trip, Veterans' Unit 642 leads Amtrak Train 98, the Silver Meteor, through Newark, ... (more)
The tower at DAVIS interlocking, long abandoned, stands mute as Amtrak Acela Express train 2211 speeds southward towards its terminus in Washington, D.C.
Amtrak Acela Express train 2110 sweeps through the wide curve leading into BRANDY interlocking on track 1 as it slows for its station stop in Wilmington, Delaware.
A northbound Metroliner rips by the junction with the Delmarva Secondary. Lead car no. 885 was eventually rebuilt into coach no. 44556.
Consist of the "Silver Star" without the diner is the same as that of the "Cardinal"...
Two of the fastest trains in North America at Wilmington at the same time.
Amtrak train 2253 is about to roll through the Newark, Delaware station at speed on track 3, while Northeast Regional train 161 waits north of Davis Tower/interlocking on track 1. After 2253 pass... (more)
Acela Express rounds the bend upon entering Wilmington.
In revenue service for only a week or so at the time of this photo.
A speedy Acela flings snow over 64R as it races North.
Arriving in Wilmington
You never know what you may encounter in the wilds of Delaware. Here, an Acela Express cruises over a tributary of the Christiana Marsh like a ground hugging missile.
An Amtrak AEM-7 digs in to the super elevated curve at Claymont, DE en route to Wilmington, DE. Long gone are the wood ties, jointed rail and even the classic PRR station as seen in Don Oltmann's... (more)
Amtrak Acela #2003 departs the beautifully restored Wilmington Station for points South. Note the classic PRR clock tower in the background in this northerly view.