With the city skyline as backdrop, an Amtrak Regional Express makes a late night sprint through Philadelphia, PA, bound for Wilmington, DE in this Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: Siemens ACS-64Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: AMTK 607Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: January 10, 2016
High Bridge Blow-Down. DRGW K-28 #473 executes a firebox blow-down as she rumbles across the High Bridge at Tacoma, around MP 471.2. The blow-down involves opening valves in the boiler, j... (more)
Superior, WI bound coal loads head through Casselton, ND
One of Massena Terminal’s two MP15’s heads to the engine terminal to end its day. The MSTR operates three miles of track from the Conrail (now CSX) interchange in Massena, New York, and a nearby A... (more)
There are 2 GP30's working in the Rochester, NY area. They look like they have been recently shopped.
Amtrak coming through the hills of Colorado.
A pair of R&N SD38s power a export coal train in the process of being loaded near Minersville, PA. [Oct. 2016]
Bird watching... Amtrak's westbound Cardinal No. 51 eases into view as Charleston Station Agent Matt Crouch waits to load the Chicago-bound train with luggage. Nearly two dozen people will ... (more)
Metra equipment lays over before the evening rush.
Metra smokes up coming out of Union Station. Metra had some of the smokiest F40s I've ever seen on this trip.
A couple CN units lead Chicago bound Ethanol empties north over Cove Creek at Norris Lake as a couple water bugs breeze by on a Wave Runner.
How many folks realized that there was an Illinois High-Speed Rail decal applied to some Amtrak equipment? It was news to me until I saw it as well. The sticker denotes Chicago to St. Louis, whic... (more)
A Port Jervis-bound train passes through the S-curve at Garfield after a brief rainstorm passed over the area. This is one of the older active units on NJ Transit's roster... (more)
A bright Colorado sunrise catches GMTX 2117 (former Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad) waiting with a variety of UP light power (notice the 3 MP1500 units) for their next assignment.