Amtrak's Sprinters are rapidly replacing the HHP-8s and AEM7s on the NEC. Planning is also underway for the eventual replacement of the North East Corridor's Susquehanna River Bridge. Will the ASC... (more)
Various power rests at Race Street as a Keystone is headed out of town.
Roof details... A modeler's dream shot?
Amtrak ACS-64 #604 leads the Southbound Crescent over the Delaware River on the former Pennsy bridge from Trenton, NJ to Morrisville, PA.
Threatening skies loom over some brute E60s outside of the shops. This broad side shot really gives a feel for their massive size.
Interior of Amtrak ACS-64 number 604.
ACS-64 604 makes a test run from BOS-WAS and is seen at BWI in the rain. Those LED headlights sure stand out.
One of Amtrak's newest locomotives is on display at National Train Day 2014, coupled to Superliners no less; something highly unlikely.
Brand new and yet to have its pantographs raised on the NEC. Photo taken from RR property with permission.
Head-on view of Amtrak's latest and greatest. From this angle it reminds me more of a light rail vehicle. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
So far, this is the highest numbered ACS-64 to arrive, but will eventually be one of 70. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Amtrak train #55, the Mountaineer, makes its station stop in Suffolk, Virginia, on a bright April 1975 day. The lone SDP40F, #604, can easily handle this five car train.
The E60s were the only locomotives to ever be delivered with Nathan Airchime P01235 horns, and many kept their original horns until their last day (including the 604).
Southbound at 6:39 pm.