DL SC7 drags it's train up the hill and toward Bridge 60. The sun would not last long, inside of 2 hours an EF1 tornado passed 5 miles from here.
BR 1 power returns light in a lucky spell of sun on what would be a crazy weather day in the area. Earlier on, they brought train to the east for staging for tomorrows PO74.
Classic Alco power rests at the end of the day. In 45 years of watching trains (yes I started young) these are the first mainline Alcos I have ever seen.
A new Kawasaki 7000 series train at West Hyattsville. These have been brought on to replace older cars as well as to support the new Green and Silver Lines.
MARC commuter service pushed into DC by two Chargers.
An Acela blasts northward. These sets that started running in 2000 are due to be replaced in the years ahead.
The Silver Meteor! Funny thing is 651 has haunted me on visits to the NEC. First 651 HHP kept showing up on my trips then now the new 651 on an ACS64!
Regional 152 hauls out of DC after making a stop at New Carrollton, blasting through Seabrook. RP contributor Maryann captures the action.
The "local" acting more like a wayfreight, FEC 905 returns to Jacksonville. As needed 905 works from Jacksonville to New Smyrna Beach and return over 200 miles.
FEC 107 rumbles through St Augustine with it's changing skyline. The spires in the distance are Flagler Collage once a Henry Flagler Hotel.
FEC 905 returning to Jax
Amtrak's Silver Star, train blasts through Seville on National Train Day. RP contributor Maryann Pickering waves to the crew.
210 had a bad day...FEC 806 failed causing a rare delay to 210. 432 was placed on the point and with a SD40-2 on the rear of the LNG tank and we have an EMD powered train!
FEC 905 doing the New Smyrna Beach haul bringing some extra power along the way.
FEC 905 hustles north long hood forward from Holly Hill