Perryville, 1983, with a battered E-60 leading a 12-car mix of Heritage and Amfleet cars north. A lot has changed here in the last 35 years- the signals have been reconfigured, and the partially ... (more)
We were teenage railfans; my high school buddy is shooting from behind Dad's '64 Ford Fairlane and I'm in the middle of a barren cornfield, lensing the cleanest Platinum Mist GG-1 that we ever saw... (more)
The National Limited is westbound by the crumbling platforms at E-town, led by a nearly 34-year old GG-1. This New York to Kansas City train was eventually discontinued during the Carter Administ... (more)
A Metroliner in Amish Country- the 823 (now cab-control car 9634) leads a trio of rebuilds east, with a panoramic view of Lancaster County farmland in the background. Note the replacement pantogr... (more)
The PM 1225 and NKP 765 performing in a side-by-side runby for the 1991 NRHS Convention.
I know this paint job was unpopular with a lot of fans, but it was my favorite Amtrak-era GG-1 paint scheme. Only 7 units were painted like this, and it added some color on drab days. Although- ... (more)
GMD-built No. 199 is seen here in early-90s Keystone Service, crossing the old PRR arch bridge east of Lancaster. This unit was built in the mid-60s for Toronto's GO Transit, sold to Amtrak in 19... (more)
We're on top of the Gettysburg's rough-riding converted autorack "observation car," watching our mixed freight's Baldwin pusher getting ready to do some switching. No. 407 was built in ... (more)
Here's the "Clinchfield 800" 25 years ago, numbered as CSX 116, on a MARC special ready to depart for Hagerstown. Two round-trips were operated from Chambersburg to Lurgan, as I recall. A short ... (more)
The pre-Superliner Capitol Limited accelerates away from historic Harpers Ferry, in this view from the aerie of Maryland Heights. Old John Brown's (relocated) "fort" is on the left, and... (more)
One of the last GG-1s to retain its Pennsy yellow stripes and Roman numerals, the 4891 has reached the end of the line after nearly 40 years of service.
Riders of the Strasburg's "Santa's Paradise Express" got an added bonus today- a steady, wet snowfall; the first of the season. No. 89 leads the 1:30 train back to Strasburg as No. 90 heads east ... (more)
Merry Christmas, from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania- the recently retired 915 and the PRR 4800 ("Old Rivets") are being pelted with the first snow of the season.
The CNJ 113 is all dressed up to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the first recorded use of anthracite coal in 1768; note the red "250" diamond-shaped number plate. It's charging pa... (more)
The CNJ 113 is dressed up to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the first recorded use of anthracite coal in 1768; note the red "250" diamond-shaped number plate and sign above the pil... (more)