Testing... This wasn't a goof. This was the concept car for the new Acela inspired livery (Phase V) adaptation for the conventional fleet, which had sample graphics applied on the exterior ... (more)
The RTL III's were put into a version of Phase V paint that was developed to match the Acela and Amfleet adaptations.
Metroliner ...a once well known and popular brand that was replaced as the premiere train on the Northeast Corridor by Acela. This car was awaiting overhaul at the Bear shops, and of inter... (more)
Northeast Direct ...a brand that has since been replaced by Acela Regional, followed by Regional, and exists today as Northeast Regional.
This shot is rather unique because it has the last true-blue F40s (not NPCUs), and the entire HHP8 fleet in the same frame. All the way in the distance is the majority of the last AEM-7DC ... (more)
Farewell! Quite possibly the last cab photo ever taken of the 902, the rear third of the unit has been separated and sits at a slight upward angle directly on the ground as it is dismantled... (more)
Drop top? Looking more like a convertible, Amtrak 951 with roof panels removed provides daylight to the rarely seen machine room. Components have been harvested as the unit is dismantled ... (more)
The 910, stripped of useful parts including horns, number boards, light fixtures and many internal components, this locomotive is now ready for the scrappers torch. Many parts from this unit were... (more)
Toasters and hippos in storage as far as the eye can see. It was a pretty impressive sight.
The 902 is chopped into three chunks to be loaded onto trucks for further dismantling off site. Units 950, 951, and 953 wait to meet their demise in the background. Now a year later, the farewel... (more)
Farewell...Just over a year ago, the scrapping of the first Amtrak AEM-7s commenced. With the last few active units having little time left on the road, Amtrak has announced a "Farewe... (more)
The 902 has been chopped up and is waiting to be hauled away for scrap.
902 at the end of the line.
End of the Line (continued). Chopped into thirds, the remains of Amtrak 902 wait to be hauled off to be further reduced elsewhere. While it's hard to believe these work horses are at the ... (more)
End of the line, but thanks to Amtrak making some parts available on eBay these locomotives can live on forever in the collections of fans. more)