This relatively new loco hit a downed tree that was a result of severe weather south of Albany. It took chunks of the Phase III decal off the side, shattered the headlight shield and knocked out ... (more)
Amtrak Empire Service train 280 heading south along the Hudson River.
Amtrak Empire Service 283 follows a westbound manifest as it heads for the station stop at Amsterdam. The train would then switch over at MP 184 to run around it.
Amtrak 709 has just been added to the Ethan Allen Express, joining 713, which brought the train down from Rutland. Amtrak 700 idles with the 12:05 southbound Empire Service train 23... (more)
The daily Adirondak with a CAL F40 just rebuilt by Alstom to be delivered,starts its trip to Albany and NY...709 is a dual-mode engine with capabilty for both diesel and 3rd-rail electric.
Amtrak 283 is doing all 80 MPH of track speed past ties awaiting installation on his way to Niagara Falls.
The trees are just starting to turn in the lower Hudson valley as Amtrak Empire Corridor train #262 hustles southward towards New York City.
Amtrak's westbound Empire Service awaits the arrival of an eastbound freight before proceeding west. The equipment on the siding belongs to Loram.
Bear Mtn. Bridge in the background. Yellow metal hooks are designed to break off mis-aligned third rail shoes.
The 697 arriving from New York City at Cannon JCT .
Westbound Empire Service.