On the first day of spring I can't help but reflect on a winter that, in the New York area at least, was somewhat underwhelming, in contrast to many parts of the USA that really got hammered.... p... (more)
The endless blandness of of a snowless winter. Amtrak 239 (P32AC-DM 702, Phase III) passes under several of the bridges over the Empire Corridor on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 13, 2019. A la... (more)
Reverse commute at sunset. The passengers of Amtrak Train 242-25 are on pace to arrive at New York’s Penn Station on time at 1742 on Monday, February 25, 2019 as they slip under the George Washing... (more)
Republic Locomotive manufactured OL 903 for MTA New York City Transit works with a maintenance train at Queens.
Going, going....As Amtrak 242 passes under the George Washington Bridge at sunset on Friday, February 15, 2019 (P32AC-DM 701, Phase III leading), a yellow glow fills the sky. But a billboard will ... (more)
Wouldn't you rather be on the train? Amtrak 237 has just left New York's Penn Station on the evening of Thursday, February 14, 2019. The traffic on Manhattan's West Side Highway makes one think th... (more)
On a wet winter evening in New York, a Manhattan-bound IRT Flushing line train passes overhead, running along the concrete viaduct above Queens Boulevard, in the Sunnyside section of Queens.
Old shuttle junction.
The newer Penn Station. The Farley Post Office across from New York’s Penn Station was designed by the legendary architecture firm of McKim, Mead, and White, just like the original NY Penn Station... (more)
Dual mode motive power ,see third rail shoes on the trucks.
Delays to an unusual early morning snowfall.
"Cat Car at Penn"
A handful from Amtrak's Electrical Traction Department perform some maintenance work on the catenary in Penn Station during the early morning hours of the night... (more)