Amtrak Empire Service 284 from Niagara Falls to New York City rolls down the new second track that Amtrak is installing between Albany and Schenectady to ease congestion. The train is powered by t... (more)
Empire Service heading eastbound through an old New York Central bridge in Batavia, NY.
Amtrak P32AC-DM 711 leads train 281 at Erie Canal Lock 14 in Palatine Bridge. 711 appears to have had some recent nose repairs. Note the different shades of blue.
Fishkill Creek - An Amtrak train destined for Croton-Harmon passes over a creek emptying into the Hudson River.
Oscawana Park - Shortly after departing northward from Croton-Harmon an Empire Service train approaches the first of many tunnels along the eastern shores of the Hudson River at Oscawana ... (more)
This was good timing.....arriving to catch my GO train to Niagara Falls, VIA 98 showed up an hour and a half late, sporting a not-so-common visitor....On the left, the 2-year old mural stands stro... (more)
Amtrak Empire Service train 281-09 rounds the bend on approach to Depew Station, New York, following Q161-09 into a congested Frontier Yard.
Amtrak's experiment at running a passenger train on the N&W through Virginia was relatively short lived. On Feb. 28, 1977, westbound No. 55, the "Mountaineer," was passing through Nottoway Court ... (more)
A westbound Empire Service train makes its stop in SYR. Today, you'd never know a depot existed here.
I finally get what Z scale looks like.
Amtrak 283 follows Q111 through what's left of the derailment site.
Believe it or not, but today's "Sunset" is arriving Los Angeles early!
During 1978 the power short SP leased a fleet of Amtrak P30CH's to operate it's SF Peninsula commute line.
Amtrak 711 leading Empire Service train just north of Garrison station