Q276-16 passes the CPLs at Kensington and is approaching the MARC station.
Oddly, this trainset is not the one that will depart in 1/2 hour for Glauburg-Stockheim.
Part of only two of the five trainsheds (three with six tracks and two on the sides with four each) in the sizeable station at Frankfurt are visible. Engine class Baureihe 218 is part of the V 16... (more)
Sun in the eyes at dusk makes for a difficult WB departure past the imposing tower at the main station in Frankfurt.
Q398 EB under the historic wooden arch bridge (now steel reinforced) at Washington Grove. Caboose in the distance is ex-Missouri Pacific, now on private property adjacent to the line.
Like the sign says...
L415 approaches the MARC shelter and grade crossing at Maple Avenue; the EB signal is behind the photographer.
Unlike other CSX Metropolitan Sub CPLs, the ones at Seneca Fill have protective mesh, presumably to protect against vandalism.
Q398 passes on track 2 on the left as Q415 waits on 4-runner for its turn to head east. In the distance, on the other side of the MARC parking lot that was once Brunswick's EB yard, sits yet anot... (more)
Q415 starts off to the east, passing the Maple Ave. signals at the EB MARC platform.
The bright sun makes clear that an SD70MAC is outfitted with three wiper blades on each side, one longer than the other two.
Filthy is still attractive if it is CR blue! Waiting to proceed EB next to a pole with many code lines, warped but still standing.
D742 (on the left), waiting on 4-runner for its departure east to Benning, is visited by a pair of engines.
The California Zephyr arrives at Emeryville, near the end of its long trek west. For a shot of the Zephyr on another night, looking towards my shooting location for this shot, try Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: GE P42DCLocation: Emeryville, California, USALocomotive #: AMTK 187Train ID: AMTK 5Photo Date: October 13, 2005
Amtrak 538 gets a clear signal and begins its push compass north, soon to be east, as late day shadows creep across the track.