Amtrak's westbound "Pennsylvanian" is about to start its ascent over the Alleghenies after making its Altoona Station stop.
An H. E. Brouse original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
A Bruce Van Sant original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Note the heavy lean at Downingtown. I spent extra time trying to level this image correctly, and settled on the station wall, the walkway in the foreground and the buildings along the right side ... (more)
A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Amtrak AEM7 #902 leads a Keystone Service train westbound over the Swatara Creek bridge. Note the consist of de-motored Metroliner coaches that still collect power from the catenary for HEP funct... (more)
Eastbound Silverliners, traveling through the beautiful farmland of western Lancaster County. The 208 is one of 38 PRR Class MP85B cars from 1963.
The Washington Section of the Broadway Limited is passing through the beautiful farming country west of Lancaster in the summer of 1977. No. 916 was built by Altoona/GE in July, 1942 as the PRR 4... (more)
A southbound Northeast Corridor train rolls through the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The AEM7 is pulling its seven car consist under the Baltimore & Ohio’s Philadelphia line.... (more)
Amtrak Metroliner #889 is on a Harrisburg to Philadelphia train as it runs around a SEPTA commuter train
Amtrak 392 leads the Capitol Limited as it makes a station stop in Johnstown, PA in June of 1992.
A late Claytor-Era Broadway Limited is eastbound on the monumental 1902-built Rockville Bridge. Behind the F40 is a GP40TC, seven express cars, a baggage car, seven Heritage cars, and two Amfleet... (more)
Now a museum piece at Strasburg, the 915 emerges from the woods west of Elizabethtown, clattering along the old PRR 152-lb jointed rail with the "Pennsylvanian."
As the AEM7 era on Amtrak draws to a close, here’s a look at the early part of that age. Six month old number 913 wheels a southbound train through Morrisville, Pennsylvania.