With the setting sun illuminating the facades of the downtown buildings, Amtrak train 283 the "Empire Service" streaks through Rochester, NY shortly after sunset on a July evening. The t... (more)
Amtrak 283, the Empire Service rolls by a New York State historical marker just outside Fonda, NY.
Amtrak's Empire Service crosses the floating bridge Westbound for the Rochester Station.
Northbound Empire Service train 283 with P42DC 110 on the rear.
Northbound Empire Service train 283 with P42DC 111 on the south end.
Amtrak Train 283 heads west through Little Falls, NY in the last light of the day. Engine 711 is wearing Amtrak's Empire Phase III paint.
P32AC-DM 704 leads train 283 at Lincoln Avenue in Colonie. The new signals are for the interlocking that was installed as part of the double tracking project between Albany and Schenectady.
Amtrak Empire Service train 283 rolls WB on what is normally CSX freight only trackage. Due to reconstruction of the Amtrak Hudson Line connection at CP-169, 4 Amtrak trains detoured over the Selk... (more)
Heading north along the Hudson River.
Amtrak Empire Service train 283 arriving Amsterdam, New York.
Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, Canon EF Extender 1.4x
Happy National Train Day! Westbound Empire Service #283 thunders through the small Upstate New York town of Fonda, and under the old New York Central signal bridges at QC185, on National Tr... (more)
Amazing how much can change in a year’s time. Last July Fonda Yard and the Control Siding seen in the background was chock full of Autoracks and Coil Steel Cars. Some parked since the onset of the... (more)