Slowing for its BWI station stop
A funeral train with the earthly remains of late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg blew a whistle salute passing through BWI on the way to DC. The inspection lights are illuminated on the 10001 as it b... (more)
Good advice on a bridge plate which spans track 4 at Edison Station on the Northeast Corridor as an evening rush-hour westbound Keystone Service for Harrisburg races through Edison on track 2. Tr... (more)
AC/DC - not the band, just two different traction powered Toasters.
Two DC meatballs in for some TLC.
The view out this DC meatball reveals Amtrak's only SW1 and the 156.
The highest numbered AEM-7 is in for a tune up.
Winter didn't want to quit just yet, so I took advantage of the opportunity to catch snow covered toasters.
A few weeks later I'd capture the same train with the same power type at this exact location, but in blizzard like conditions.
Train #19, "The Crescent", is southbound on the NEC at Aberdeen, MD.
A Star 200BC White Strobe is caught flashing on this AEM-7AC... These strobes were once a distinguishing and common feature of Amtrak road power, but are now only found on their AEM-7s. So with ... (more)
193 has the green to head south to Washington, DC
A Northeast Regional rolls into BWI with an AC AEM-7. All of Amtrak's current electric power will soon be replaced with the new ACS-64 locomotives now rolling off the assembly line.
The northbound Crescent is led by a veteran locomotive whose days are numbered.