I was leaving Washington Union Station with a bad cold and no train shots. Then this bold little RS-1 showed up still switching after all these years. So I did photograph the cathedrals of democra... (more)
Washington Terminal RS-1 #59 nice and clean on display during Amtrak's tenth anniversary celebration. May 1981
A grand station waiting for a grand departure
Locomotive leasing firm RRPX has purchased Amtrak's Washington Terminal livery SW1 738, along with SW1 742. The 738 is shown in storage on the Morristown & Erie Railway.
The latest addition to the Morristown & Erie roster are these two ex-Amtrak SW1s, both of Penn Central heritage. The 738 is to be restored to operation, while sister unit 742 will be cannibalized ... (more)
I assume this was a power station for the WT...
Ansco color/corrected in p/s
While not quite what it was when it opened a hundred years ago, Union Station still serves as an important transportation hub for the nation's capital with Amtrak, Metrorail, VRE and MARC all usin... (more)
The Romainian-built "Faur Quarterhorse" spent her last few years sitting dead deep within the former LVRR Sayre, PA yard. She was scrapped there in the late 80's.
Waiting to switch some private cars with ex-B&O RDC leaving in the background.
Approaching K Tower
A couple of Southern business cars are being moved.
Former WT MP54 No. 301 (ex-659) sets at the end of the storage track slowly rusting away. One unique piece of history setting there! How it got to the HVSR is anybody's guess.