Stealth Operation on the Waterfront
A CSX SW1500 in the company’s most unpopular paint scheme works at Pier 78 in Philadelphia. The trackage on Columbus Avenue was jointly served b... (more)
Shortly after 8pm, the 30th Street Station Solari departure board was disconnected and removed. It will soon be displayed on loan to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
More photos of the board... (more)
Approximately one hour before takedown, Walter, the station's Solari board operator began to display some long gone train names on the board. Only programmed names could be shown, and alas nobody ... (more)
The waiting room of 30th Street Station is bathed in fleeting rays of sunlight on the Solari board's final day. More photos of the board and its takedown can be found here: Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: noneLocation: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: January 26, 2019
Time has run out for this transportation relic inside of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, PA. The Solari Board has been part of the ambiance of the station since its installation in the 1970s... (more)
Last night in the info booth. 30th Street Station information desk Clerk Pat K. poses in front of the Solari departure board at night on January 2nd. On January 3rd work was scheduled to begin ins... (more)
A mix of power is resting at Penn Coach Yard in Philadelphia.
Well known for its famous cheese steaks, Philly was once a great place for Meatballs - Swedish ones, anyway! AEM-7 No. 905 captured departing Philadelphia, PA back in February of 2015.
SEPTA's AEM-7 No. 2301 makes a late evening appearance in Bridesburg located in the northeast part of Philadelphia with a push-pull set bound for Trenton, NJ.
On a brisk Winter evening in late January, a New York bound Amtrak Acela Express whips north around a curve, passing the shelters at Tacony in northeast Philadelphia, PA.
An Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" leads a Regional Express westbound through a reverse S-curve in Northeast Philadelphia, bound for 30th Street Station and points south.
An Amtrak Acela Express rounds a reverse S-curve as it snakes its way south through Northeast Philadelphia.
An Amtrak Regional Express led by AMTK No. 658, sprints south through the Holmesburg section of Northeast Philadelphia. The train is running on the "eastbound" track due to track work o... (more)
The last Amtrak Solari board still keeps on flapping, for now.
AEM-7 2303 pulls into 30th Street in the middle of the Evening Rush. In just under 6 months from this photo, SEPTA would officially say farewell to the beloved AEM-7's.