The 559 and sister 558 were the last two active SSB1200s on the roster, still operating in 2007. These were Santa Fe rebuilds that were eventually traded for SDP40Fs, to give you an idea of their ... (more)
MARC still calls on these geeps for passenger duty, however the newer electric on the background has been put to pasture.
11 years ago this scene was normal, now both locomotives are no longer hauling trains.
Four of a kind in the yard.
A Northeast Regional is inbound off the road into Washington Terminal.
At the bumping post.
Even when the wind and snow are blowing, the 822 still looks good.
Amtrak shifters and MARC trains laying over.
In 2015 I managed the employee store holiday sale. We used the 85999 and 10020, and here they were in place and ready for the day ahead.
Trifecta of Acela
The Obama unit gets a bath.
New and old meet.
Plenty of passengers pass by the 944, but not a one pays it any attention.
It's a beautiful and warm Fall evening, right at rush hour. Union Station is alive with all sorts of arrivals and departures. Amtrak 80, the Carolinian, has arrived from the South, and her replace... (more)
I ran into the 668 as it was being delivered from the Siemens factory in California, and here it is in its natural habitat with siblings 608 and 660.