The New York Central had 16 Lima 1200 H.P. road switchers. Two were rebuilt with EMD 1200 H.P. 12-567C engines in 1957. The 8062 and 8063 made it into the Penn Central era.
Amtrak AEM7 #915 idles at the Race Street motor pit. This particular unit was preserved and now lives in Strasburg. A Richard Louderback original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
There is certainly less variety at Amtrak's Race Street Engine Facility these days, compared to years past. ACS-64s, GP15Ds and a single P42AC occupy a scene that otherwise hasn't changed all tha... (more)
A typical collection of mid-90s Amtrak equipment gathers at the Race Street Engine Facility in May 1993. Included are AEM-7s, E60MAs, F40PHs and orange GP9s. One NJ Transit GP40FH-2 adds some va... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder at the westend of Voltz three miles west of Watertown,WI..
One of SEPTA's ex-Reading FP7s peers out from under the Reading Terminal trainshed as it awaits its evening rush hour run up the Schuylkill Valley. Originally RDG 900, this locomotive is now owned... (more)
Former BN geeps are large and in charge ahead of more typical AC power and a crude oil train at Locust.
SEPTA's ALP-44 No. 2308 makes an appearance at rush hour pushing a set of Bombardier cars, one with an Eagles banner, from 30th Street Station over the PRR built viaduct and into the Center City C... (more)
Conrail FJ10 passes the Massive Capital Auto Auction in the Holmesburg Section of Philadelphia after working Northeast Metal Traders.
This massive steel structure was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad back in 1895-1896 and was the first bridge of any kind between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The bridge was original built as a t... (more)
A conductor checks his train after the all aboard at Temple University station during the height of the evening rush.
Northeast Regional on its way to Roanoke
Next stop Suburban Station
A toaster and an old NJT Geep in newer colors meet.
Here is another Baldwin Locomotive Works 4-8-4, number 2651, built for the Northern Pacific Railway. My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., who worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, would... (more)