Early E-60 action, with no windshield screens. Train is southbound by the old taxi stand at the Bel Air Avenue crossing. No. 965 was built by GE for Amtrak in June of 1975.
A northbound E-60 with a mixed consist of Amfleet and Heritage coaches kicks up the dust while passing through the interlocking at the south end of Odenton. The 963 was built by GE for Amtrak in ... (more)
A southbound Amfleet Express passes the massive Greek Revival-style Philadelphia Museum of Art. No. 961 was built by GE for Amtrak in July, 1976. The art museum building, constructed of Minnesot... (more)
The weatherman said this day was supposed to be partly cloudy, so I took off on the roughly 80 mile drive over to the Deseret Power Ry’s terminal in far western Colorado to see if I could get some... (more)
A recently-renumbered E60C waits for its next assignment at Washington Union Station.
A patched NJT E60 leads a train that has just departed Newark's Pennsylvania Station, as seen from the location of the PRR South St. Station platforms.
Two trains pass (they're both moving) with an E-60 in need of a makeover leading the southbound. Note the two guys enjoying some "tailgating" on the northbound train. No. 957 was built... (more)
The 957 clatters through Oak Interlocking on its way to Washington, DC. No. 957 was built as an E60CH (equipped with head-end power) by General Electric for Amtrak in November, 1975, and was late... (more)
The 952 is wheeling 16 cars southbound on No. 3, passing the construction site of the new Chelsea Road overpass, which is being built to eliminate the Michaelsville Road grade crossing. The consi... (more)
The 953 rounds the big curve at Aberdeen with one of the Florida-bound trains; probably either "The Silver Meteor" or "The Champion," due in Baltimore a little after 6:00 p.m. ... (more)
Early 1990s Keystone Line action, with a rebuilt E60 and three "Heritage" coaches, westbound to Harrisburg. No. 609 was built by GE for Amtrak in November, 1975 as the 957.
A year-old E60 heads south with a long string of Amfleet cars, crossing Bel Air Avenue by the old taxi stand. Note the Nathan P01235 horn above the fireman's window- it's a standard P5 with the #... (more)
An Amtrak E-60 leads a northbound train through Morrisville, PA and over the Delaware River bridge into Trenton, NJ.
Amtrak E-60 #603
From the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania's web site:
When Amtrak started operations on May 1, 1971, it initially relied on an inherited and aging fleet of G... (more)