We were teenage railfans; my high school buddy is shooting from behind Dad's '64 Ford Fairlane and I'm in the middle of a barren cornfield, lensing the cleanest Platinum Mist GG-1 that we ever saw... (more)
Early AEM-7 era action- the 906 is on No. 2 Track, as seen from the northbound station platform. No. 906 was built by EMD in August, 1980 and retired in April, 2015. For another shot on this web... (more)
The now-preserved 906 (as PRR 4903 in Dallas/Frisco TX) leads what is probably one of the Florida trains over the East Bel Air Avenue crossing. This locomotive, along with the 4901, pulled Robert... (more)
The 906 has a fresh coat of Phase IV paint. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
The Phase IV scheme really enhanced the foreign looks of these meatballs. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Leaning into the curve, NH triangular catenary overhead.
The northbound Silver Star is running about an 80 minutes late, crossing the Raritan River as the sun sets on a hot, humid summer evening.
An Amtrak Regional train zips past MORRIS Tower, a remnant of the PRR built in 1941. With the majority of freight being moved off the NEC, the tower was closed in 1990 but is still used as an Amt... (more)
Amtrak GG1 #906 under the catenary at Harrisburg terminal. Late spring 1978.
Amtrak train 137 heads west with the Thames River in the Backround.
Amtrak GG-1 #906 enters Sunnyside Yard (Long Island) with train in tow in this 1975 view.
For more of John's classic shots from N.Y. see the Sept. '06 Railfan & Railroad.
At this point only 5 units left in NE Direct scheme.