With congestion ahead in the Baltimore Terminal, and no route to Curtis Bay, K676-08 holds the siding at East Avalon on the Old Main Line.
It's truly impressive what the camera can see that we don't, like this Acela Express streaking south through Halethorpe, only seconds after being passed by Northbound train 2126.
Cruising Push Mode into it's station stop at Halethorpe.
A MARC Charger slows for a morning stop at Halethorpe, although nobody got on or off the train. I was secretly hoping for an HHP-8, however I personally think the snow makes every train look good.
As the days slowly get shorter and the weather slowly gets cooler, Amtrak has no indication of slowing down. Evidence of this is a southbound Northeast Regional passing a collection of MoW equipme... (more)
The Acela class unit leads a morning train south on the last leg of it's trip before it reaches Washington D.C. Acela operations have continued to operate on a highly limited COVID-19 schedule sin... (more)
The #NewAcela preproduction train is seen on a test run on the PW Line for the first time as it heads through the MARC Station at Halethorpe on its way to Washington DC. These trains will ultimate... (more)
"Amtrak Diesel Meets Avelia Liberty"
Amtrak's brand new Alstom Avelia Liberty (Acela 21) highspeed trainset passes an idling GP15D at Halethorpe Station in Maryland while heading towards W... (more)
“WM to the Rescue”At HX interlocking, a worn-looking former Western Maryland SD40, now the lead unit, begins to pull a long string of empty hoppers west, after being added to the he... (more)
“Will Not Exceed 10 MPH”With some autumn color is still evident, a westbound manifest approaches–at reduced speed–the boardwalk at the BTSC/Baltimore Terminal Service Center (mp... (more)
“Dog’s Breakfast”Whatever else might be said of GTI in the 80’s (typically rather negative), they certainly could concoct some interesting power lashups (at least in pain... (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)
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)