The first E-60 leads a dozen steam-heated Heritage cars by Substation 17, just north of the 69.5 signal. No. 950 was built by GE for Amtrak in December, 1974.
Mid-80s AEM-7 action, with the DC-bound 943 panned from Chelsea Road. Note the black pantographs.
Railgrinder 405 passes a coal train ready to head toward Harrisburg PA
A nearly-new 934 hustles an odd consist southbound under Chelsea Road- a baggage car, seven Amfleet cars, some type of Heritage car, and another baggage car bringing up the markers.
End of an Era: For 37 years, the AEM-7 electric locomotives pulled Amtrak trains along the northern east coast of the United States. They were the first successful electric locomotives Amtrak purc... (more)
The "Silver Star" headed north near sunset
Amtrak's northbound "Farewell to the AEM-7" excursion crossing the Susquehanna River
Returning equipment to Ivy City in Washington from the "Farewell to the AEM-7" event at Amtrak's Wilmington Shops
The end of an era. After their final excursion with Amtrak before their retirement, the last two toasters rest in Union Station for what is feared to be the final time.
The southbound crescent heads south into the blazing late afternoon sunset
The final run of the Amtrak AEM-7's - the excursion train passes over the Susquehanna River for its return to Washington DC.
The final run of the Amtrak AEM-7's - the excursion train passes over the Susquehanna River en route to Philadelphia.
Up close and personal at Y Rd in Keymar, MD as the Maryland Midland's UBST heads west to the Barrick Quarry in Woodsboro, MD to pull the loaded stone hoppers. They will deliver the loads to the pl... (more)