In 1968, GE raised the horsepower on its models, this time to 3300hp. Like its B-B brother the U33B, the U33C is also characterized by large "wings" on the long hood. Penn Central numb... (more)
It's a beautiful summer day, the State Fair is in full swing, and an Empire Service train stops to pick up passengers who enjoyed the day at the fair.
It's a beautiful summer day, the State Fair is in full swing, and this bloody nose GG1 is nicely lit.
An Amtrak Empire Service train pulls into the temporary stop at the New York Sate Fairgrounds (station code NYF), which drops off and picks up passengers right at Gate 11 of the fairgrounds. A de... (more)
An Amtrak Empire Service train passes by the New York State Fairgrounds as seen from the 40 year old grandstand. The grandstand hosted its last concert on 9/3/2015, and will be demolished to make... (more)
Someone has a sense of humor!
The Maple Leaf picks up speed after departing the temporary station stop at the New York State Fairgrounds. The unique view is from the grandstand that is going to be torn down soon and not repla... (more)
Of all the GG1s that have been "saved" around the country, I believe this is the only one to wear the Amtrak Phase I scheme. This is a prototypical scheme for this unit, and is what it last wor... (more)
An Empire Service train approaches the temporary station stop at the New York State Fairgrounds. Photo taken from the grandstand, which is soon to be demolished and not replaced.
The date is just a guess, but this was back at the East Syracuse depot, in the days when Roadrailers were a common sight on the rear of most Amtrak long distance trains.
Conrail C40-8W #6150 and SD50 #6800 westbound at East Syracuse, New York.
This is either an Empire Service train or the Maple Leaf at the station that was located in East Syracuse. Guessing at the date.
I remember thinking, "This is what replaced the F40!?"
The Y311 has dropped of two sections of their 74 car train from Dewitt. The local shoves a tanker off the "dead track" on the siding into Chemtrade Logistics formerly, General Chemical. This will ... (more)