The hippo and the toaster.
A "Hippo" on the loose!
An Amtrak long distance train, led by a then in service HHP-8, departs Philadelphia, southbound for Washington DC and points south. These locomotive's original ty... (more)
Amtrak HHP-8 #656 leading a Northeast Regional train from Boston to Washington, DC at New Rochelle, NY on 11/19/2005.
The Ivy City facility in Washington DC is owned by Amtrak, but is also used by the Maryland Area Regional Commuter system, better known as MARC. Amtrak retired their last Bombardier-Alstom HHP-8, ... (more)
An Amtrak southbound departure out of Philadelphia led by one of the railroad's 15 HHP-8s (no longer in service) taken back in 2010, during the transformation of the city's post office lot (center... (more)
An Amtrak Regional Express arrives in Philadelphia, PA pulled by an HHP-8. Just ahead, is the entrance to 30th Street Station while above center by the rear of the train is Philadelphia's Art Mus... (more)
On the sunday after Thanksgiving, Amtrak adds extra trains, to help with the increased ridership. Train 1063 is a holiday extra using equipment from MARC.
Amtrak typically borrows two sets of equipment from both NJ Transit and MARC to handle the increased traffic load on the Northeast Corridor the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The first of two eastbou... (more)
Making its station stop at New Carrollton
MARC, MARC, everywhere!
The Silver Meteor hustles north.
Hippo coming into BWI.
Hippo coming into Wilmington.
Who said a hippo can't have a rooster tail?