The "Vermonter" heads north
You can feel the humidity in the air just looking at this image. It was the summer of 2003. I was relatively new to night photography, but I knew time was running out fast for the E60s and I neede... (more)
Amtrak looked quite at bit different in 1999. Acela hadn't even been born yet, and E60s were the biggest power you'd find on passenger trains on the corridor. Fast forwarding to the present day,... (more)
Amtrak's James Whitcomb Riley is eastbound on C&O rails just east of Broad street in 1975.
Amtrak Keystone Service train #653 passing through North Elizabeth.
The Silver Meteor heads over the scenic Susquehanna River, active with boat traffic on a fine summer evening.
The Amtrak Consolidated National Operations Center is the backdrop for train 79, the southbound "Carolinian," as it slows for a station stop in Wilmington, Delaware.
Sprinters, as far as the eye can see! This is the new face of conventional trains on the NEC.
Meet at Leaman Place Juction
Old meets new as one of Amtrak's ACS-64 Cities Sprinter rounds the bend at Leaman Place Junction passing Strasburg Rail Road's 2-6-0 Mogul, former CN #89.
A Harrisburg-bound Keystone Corridor train is just a couple of minutes from its Lancaster stop as it soars above Conestoga Creek at twilight. A bit of fill flash was used to photograph the train.
Amtrak ACS-64 608 with a Northeast Regional at Trenton.
An Amtrak Northeast Regional led by ACS-64 #608 passes through Linden.
Amtrak ACS-64 #608 kicks up a storm as it flies past Grundy Tower, all lights on, blazing a path towards Trenton, NJ and points north.
A Sprinter and Genesis are seen side-by-side.
Lead by ACS-64 #608, Northeast Regional #137 enters Old Saybrook somewhat slower than normal; melting snow combined with a recent freezing rain storm has capped off the snowpack with a thick layer... (more)