MARC power stands ready for their return trips north.
MARC HHP waiting for its next run.
A geep peers out in the background as this HHP rolls out of the station.
MARC is the last operator of this locomotive type.
A Long Way From Maryland: One of two MARC sets on loan to Amtrak passes through the Edison, New Jersey train station on the the busy Sunday-after-Thanksgiving travel day.
The Amtrak HHP-8 locomotives were introduced around 2000 and were retired by 2014. Here, one of the now gone fleet leads a westbound "Regional" train.
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)
HHP-8 663 sits in South Station late at night with a Northeast Regional consist awaiting assignment for the morning commute.
A hippo soaks up the little bit of winter sun offered between the sheets of clouds outside Washington Union Station.
A sidelined HHP on display during the open house portion of the AEM-7 farewell.
Amtrak Thanksgiving extra train 1063 heads southbound for Washington with borrowed MARC equipment.
One of the last Hippos in operation in the world, HHP8 4915 moves away from Seabrook with a fairly loaded train bound for Washington DC.
The Wilmington Shops hosted a rare tour for those on the AEM-7 farewell excursion, and there were plenty of Amtrak oddballs and favorites on display for the fans. All the HHP-8s were renumbered t... (more)
In the shop for some work.
A hippo heads out of the lower level of Washington Union Station.