An FL9 pushes the Orford Express tourist train east over the famous ex-CP Eastman trestle. Ahead of it are two RDC's, a dome car and an even more obscure model, an MLW M420TR. For more train photo... (more)
I only had one afternoon to spend on the Hudson River line, so naturally it decided to snow in late March! Photo taken in Montrose NY from the RT 9A overpass. Barely seen in the background is the ... (more)
FL9s and SPV2000s sit next to each other in the yard. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Stored FL9s sit next to each other in the yard. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
This view for an engineer was the norm decades ago and is now a classic of the past. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
The classic nose of this FL9 reflects the summer sun. This FL9 will remain on the roster for only a handful of more years to come before being retired and sold. Photo taken on RR property with per... (more)
An elementary school used to be right across the street from this yard, and I could never imagine how cool it would have been to attend this school with FL9s, GP40TCs, F40s, Turboliners and other ... (more)
The last two FL9s on the Amtrak roster spent most of their last days in protect and MOW service, ready for the call to action should they be needed.
The elements are not being kind to this classic. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
You can't be this classic profile. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
A Leslie S5T sits atop of this FL9, outfitted with snow cones and bonnets for added debris protection. Photo taken with permission.
Some FL9s sit next to a track of SPV2000s. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
By a gorgeous sunday afternoon, an EMD FL9 leads the ''Orford Express'' train on the MMA Sherbrooke Subdivision.
The "tow trucks of Amtrak," as these final two FL9s were dubbed by local employees, rest near heavily damaged F40 #414. The 414 was ultimately scrapped where it stands in this photo and the FL9s ... (more)
The 485 was one of the last two FL9s to remain on the Amtrak roster, but had been relegated to mostly MOW and protect service by the time this photo was taken.