In the shops, taken with permission.
The fisherman saw me before this train came, and I heard them talking among themselves about what I was doing. My hobby is not much different their theirs; being outside, planning, waiting, and t... (more)
A southbound Amtrak train kicks up a rather significant rooster tail as it highballs toward Baltimore.
Construction is underway to enclose this entire area (note the large yellow beam) for real estate and commercial development. A Northeast Regional is about to arrive at Penn Station and was captu... (more)
This NEC veteran is departing NYP through the open air portion that will soon be enclosed.
Here's a rather typical well lit 3/4 wedgie of train 20's (the Crescent) new locomotive heading to be coupled to its train.
Post Christmas rush... Passengers at the Middletown Station board Amtrak regional No. 650 for New York City from Harrisburg. The unique Keystone Corridor provides high speed passenger service from... (more)
Arriving at Middletown from Harrisburg, Amtrak ASEA AEM-7 No. 953 eases into the station, framed by the Keysytone Corridor catenary. The regional Train No. 650 is destined for New York City from H... (more)
A veteran AEM-7 leads a Northeast Regional on the NEC main north through Linden, enroute to NY Penn from Philadelphia.
Amtrak's Crescent has just departed Newark, the first stop en route from New York to New Orleans.
A Northeast Regional speeds off into the sunset on its way to Washington, DC.
The Beech Grove office car brings up the markers as this Northeast Regional heads up the road under threatening skies.
Two MARC Meatballs head up this evening commuter train boarding for an on time departure.
It's train time.
The September sunsets in New Jersey can be spectacular. By the middle of the 1980s I got to be friends with many railroaders. An especially influential friend of that era was Steve Turkenkopf, an ... (more)