This thoroughbred is visiting the Amtrak yard in Philly, helping in work train service. Taken with permission.
An ex-Metroliner cab car is in the shop at Philly, still with a pneumatic brake system. To compare with an overhauled cab car with an electronic brake system, Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: cab carLocation: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: AMTK 9634Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July, 2013
A mix of power is on hand with six different varieties in one shot, along with some ExpressTrak Reefers and MOW equipment.
That building going up in the background has long since been completed.
The Juniata Terminal E8's are dead heading back to Center City Philadelphia, running full speed ahead, passing SEPTA's Holmesburg Station, along the NEC.
The cab of a former Metroliner cab car, taken with proper credentials.
With its end door and diaphragm removed, this old Metroliner looks a bit different!
Up close and personal with this work train unit that has spent its Amtrak career on the NEC, shot with a 10mm lens with permission.
The Silver Star departs 30th Street
Michael the Archangel, part of a WWII memorial erected by the PRR honoring their employees who did not return from war, dwarfs passengers moving about 30th Street Station.
Ex BN executive scheme SD70MAC leads CSX oil tank cars K041 east off the Philly Sub.
BNSF heritage 1 scheme GE leads CSX oil tank cars K041 east on the Trenton Line.
A lengthy baretable train scoots east past a rail train at Locust.
CN GE pair haul ethanol empties K455 west under the Amtrak NEC