An Amtrak Acela Express transit heads for New York Penn Station from Washington Union Station as it spans the Susquehanna River at Perryville, Md., at sunset.
The ill-fated 601, not quite a year before it was wrecked in Port Richmond, Philadelphia, slowing to 90 mph for the Susquehanna River crossing.
Consecutively numbered toasters 910 and 911 lead this northbound Regional over the river.
Heading north at sunset
Perryville, MD was Trains Magazine's "Hot Spot" of the month in the December 2017 issue. Here's a southbound Northeast Regional slowing down to 90 mph, preparing to cross the 1906-built... (more)
Perryville, 1983, with a battered E-60 leading a 12-car mix of Heritage and Amfleet cars north. A lot has changed here in the last 35 years- the signals have been reconfigured, and the partially ... (more)
A northbound Northeast Corridor train is dwarfed by the southernmost crossing of the Susquehanna River at Perryville, Maryland. Less than a mile from here, the Susquehanna opens into the Chesapeak... (more)
A northbound Northeast Regional rushes over the Susquehanna River at sunset on a beautiful fall evening.
A southbound Northeast Regional rushes over the Susquehanna River at sunset on a beautiful fall evening.
It's a brassy hot June afternoon, and Acela Trainset No. 8 (accepted in January, 2001) has reduced its speed to 90 mph for the Susquehanna River crossing.
The veterans unit pops into a clearing on the bridge.
Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" ACS-64 #607 with southbound "Northeast Regional" train 85 from New York, NY (Penn Station) to Richmond, VA.