An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
11 years ago this scene was normal, now both locomotives are no longer hauling trains.
In a scene repeated countless times over five decades, a GG-1 hustles south through Edison, NJ, with a Washington-bound Northeast Corridor train. Amtrak 904's fireman gave a wave as they sped by.
A pair of sequentially numbered Amtrak AEM-7's
A pair of "Toasters" captured at the retro-styled Newark International Airport station on a beautiful afternoon back in November of 2014. O... (more)
Amtrak Keystone train 650 approaches Irishtown Road on its way east to Philadelphia and New York City.
This picture, taken in 2011 (but feels like yesterday), is an example of how quickly thing... (more)
A Kodak TRI-X Pan view of the 904 (ex-PRR/PC 4901) northbound near the century mark, providing the muscle for a Metroliner. The Budd m.u. cars by this time were proving to be unreliable, and the ... (more)
Toaster coming into Wilmington.
Old and new. As the year moves along less and less AEM-7s are in active service with Amtrak. On the other hand, the new Viewliner baggage cars are entering service in full force.
A veteran AEM-7 leads a Northeast Regional on the NEC main north through Linden, enroute to NY Penn from Philadelphia.
Amish buggy in the barn at the right, as Amtrak's Keystone service heads east
On a cold evening in Aberdeen, Amtrak 904 approaches with a typical regional. Soon, the AEM-7's will meet the same fate as the E60's. Get your pictures while possible...
Before you can see the train, you hear a roar. Then out of the storm at 100 mph with whistle blaring a regional slams through. Amtrak was the only thing that stayed moving.
A utility employee cleans the windshield while all exterior lights are tested on the 904 in preparation for its next turn.
Mystery train. Perhaps the Washington section of the National Limited on a detour? The National Limited split at Harrisburg with the NY section going via the PRR mainline and the Washington sect... (more)