Exactly one year ago to the day, the "Farewell to the AEM-7" excursion train had just arrived back into Union Station after a full day of memories, marking the end of an era for a locomo... (more)
The "Farewell to the AEM-7" excursion train has just completed the photo run by at Halethorpe, exactly one year ago today. I had just climbed down from the cab of the 942 after videoing ... (more)
The Farewell to the AEM-7 excursion train sits backed into the Wilmington Shops while passengers tour the facility.
"Kerchink, Duck and Cover":
Amtrak 169 "Mayflower", with AMTK AEM-7 942, southbound passing the neighborhood of Harewood Park (Chase, MD), just south of GUNPOW Interlocking (mp 79.3) on the North... (more)
I had the rare and distinct honor of photographing the AEM-7 Farewell Excursion photo op from the head end. The engineer tugs at the whistle cord to sound the horn as we proceed into the MARC sta... (more)
The Farewell to the AEM-7 excursion is homeward bound as it cruises along the Chinese Wall just south of the Wilmington station.
Amtrak 942 leads the Farewell to the AEM-7 trip past abandoned Lamokin Tower in Chester, Pa. The train is returning to Washington, D.C., from Philadelphia. Just ahead is a stop for a tour at Amtra... (more)
If you look to the left of the frame, two people are holding AEM-7 number boards that were sold aboard the AEM-7 Farewell Excursion train on the way home. Many fans posed for a photo one last tim... (more)
Trainmaster Dave comes down off the lead unit after completing the photo op run on the AEM-7 Farewell excursion.
What a crowd! I had the privilege of riding the cab of the AEM-7 Farewell excursion for the photo op. This shot shows the massive crowd assembled on the platform to record the historic eve... (more)
Farewell! The AEM-7 Farewell excursion was spotted on track 14, where passengers could walk up to the head end to take photos before their trip aboard this historic farewell excursion. Iro... (more)
AEM-7AC #942 is chomping at the bit one last time. She will depart with the "Farewell to the AEM-7" special in a few minutes.
The "Farewell to the AEM-7" excursion preparing to depart the Wilmington Shops for Washington, DC
The leader of the recent "Farewell to the AEM-7 Excursion" is seen in this photo of a Keystone Service train stopping at E-town in the spring of 1989. Note the two different style fonts... (more)
End of an Era: For 37 years, the AEM-7 electric locomotives pulled Amtrak trains along the northern east coast of the United States. They were the first successful electric locomotives Amtrak purc... (more)