AMTK 520 puts out a bit of exhaust as it shuffles ballast hoppers around the north end of the storage yard at the Rensselaer station. Ballast is being trucked in and loaded in hoppers at the stora... (more)
After taking the Adirondack from Rensselaer to Montreal and back, AMTK 520 has cut off inbound 68 and heads for the shops. It is moving NB on station Track 4.
Well that was unexpected. With word from upstate New York railfans that AMTK 69 (the northbound Adirondack) left Albany with a GP38H-3 as sole power yesterday, I was one of many rail... (more)
Amtrak #68 is out of Montreal Central Station with a rare leader on Amtrak ; one of the 8 EMD GP38-H3's in service. Originally a GMD GP40TC, they were built by General Motors Diesel (GMD), for GO ... (more)
Rensselaer, NY - 1/26/17Only eight GP40TC diesels were built by GMD (EMD's Canadian division), originally Canadian National 600-607. One of two variants of passenger-equipped GP40s... (more)
Amtrak's construction of the second track between Albany and Schenectady is well underway now. A work extra with 3 units (MP15's # 531 & 535 plus 520) hauls 3 flat cars with concrete ties and 48 l... (more)
The tail end of the 4th move of new Amtrak Viewliner II baggage cars from CAF USA in Elmira, NY rolls NB on the old D&H. This train moved 10 new baggage cars and the train consist was AMTK 73, bag... (more)
The first Viewliner II released from CAF USA in Elmira, NY rolls down the connection track from Canadian Pacific to Amtrak at the Schenectady Amtrak station after an all day trip from Elmira. The ... (more)
Today's Downeaster, with Amtrak 520, glides to a stop for a Guilford westbound at Rockingham Junction
Evening layup of Amtrak MOW power at Cedar Hill.