Fresh paint for an unsung hero of the NEC.
Only 25 "POOCHes" were built by GE and all were scrapped, but here's two in their heyday heading up a 1978 Lancaster Chapter NRHS fall foliage excursion, westbound at Kittanning Point.
Note MBTA equipment (first two cars); likely on its way to the shop at Bear, Delaware
Two "Pooches" descend the grade at Horseshoe Curve, pulling a Lancaster Chapter NRHS excursion. Twenty-five of these 143-ton cowl-units were built for Amtrak, 1975-76; none survive.
Amtrak diesels and an electric motor spending the night at the Race Street Engine Terminal.
Its very rare you will ever see two Acela locomotives being pulled by a diesel. Its even more rare when it occurs on Norfolk Southern Territory. But that is the case on this day. KP701 takes two A... (more)
So here I am minding my own business and all of a sudden an Amtrak GP38 is pacing alongside the Northeast Regional I'm riding on. Always have your camera ready!
Work train power.
The office on many a work train.
A set of light engines heads east toward the out-of-service track 1 at Union Interlocking where a tie-replacement project is taking place.
Amtrak's Hilltopper skirts past L'Enfant plaza at the start of a torturous trip to Catlettsburg, KY