Amtrak Heritage Unit #66 leads the daily Raleigh to Charlotte "Piedmont" train #75 through Haw River, NC.
1869 is the City of Durham and 1869 is the year the city was founded. All North Carolina's locomotives are named for its cities and numbered for the founding date. The single star is Nort... (more)
For reasons unknown, this train was proceeding very slowly; partial evidence is the crew member standing in the open front doorway.
Heading up the Hudson to Croton-Harmon, where the electric will be traded for a diesel (E unit). All of the equipment on this train is still former NYC: the P-2b and 5 3000-series Pullman-Standar... (more)
The "Salt City Express" crosses over from 3 to 1 as it heads north into the twilight
A southbound Piedmont service makes a passenger stop in Salisbury. The structure in the background serves as a very fancy covered walkway which extends between the platform and the station itself.
About to pass under the bridge for the turning loop. Amtrak is 'scrambling the eggs'; note the SCL coach as the last car.
Fans getting shots from the old eastbound platform prior to its elimination. Note also the NYC 'Cigar Band' herald on the nose of 4045 bleeding through the Penn Central black.
All the equipment is former New York Central, and the locomotive is lettered Penn Central, but Amtrak is over two years old now.