Two SEPTA Kawasaki LRV's meet at the entrance of the 40th Street Portal - a tunnel that leads from West Philadelphia to 30th Street Station with 3 subway station stops between.
A SEPTA LRV (built by Kawasaki in 1980) exits the 40th Street Portal and arrives at the trolly stop in South Philadelphia, PA.
The story of the SEPTA LRV'sThese robust cars hold up ... (more)
PCC meets it's modern day equivalent; the LRV (Light Rail Vehicle).
The rebuilt 1947 era St. Louis Car Company PCC (now a PCC-II seen here to the left painted in nostalgic PTC (Philadelphia Tr... (more)
SEPTA PCC-II #2323, built in 1947 by the St. Louis Car Company, refurbished by Brookville Equipment Company, receives some attention at SEPTA's Elmwood facility.
Essentially, the PCC II is a com... (more)
SEPTA PCC-2 #2324 returns to the loop at the 40th Street Portal on a brisk Winter day in February.
Under a web of catenary, a SEPTA PCC-2 exits the Mount Moriah Loop and proceeds down Kingsessing Ave bound for Center City Philadelphia.
Caught between a (wash) rack and a hard place - and still, room to spare! SEPTA PCC #2324 rounds Mount Moriah Loop in Philadelphia.
An SEPTA Silverliner V arrives at a shack which serves as the station stop on the NEC in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia. Once upon a time, this area was much more prominent and affl... (more)
An Acela Express races past shacks which suffice as station stops for SEPTA in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia.
The name "Tacony" was derived from the Indian word "Tawacawonick," m... (more)
Amtrak AEM-7 #935 charges north through the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia leaving the City of Brotherly Love in its wake.
Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" #616 leads an early morning train north bound through a tunnel of catenary poles and wires in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
Amtrak's Acela Express rounds a bend in Iselin, NJ just ahead of Metropark station. Metropark station is rather interesting as this curve continues on through the station. A view from the south ... (more)
An evening train led by AEM-7 #935 leads an express eastbound through Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania while en route to Philadelphia.
Officially incorporated on March 7, 1892, the borough dominant ind... (more)
An Amtrak Regional Express catches the last rays of Sun traversing the PRR built Delaware River bridge in Morrisville, PA while en route to Philadelphia.
An Amtrak "Cities Sprinter" navigates a reverse s-curve at Iselin, NJ, passing under a paired set of PRR inspired Amtrak built CPL's just shy of Metropark Station.