A consist of mostly ex-PRR equipment follows ex-PRR E8 4261 to make up Penn Central Boston-Washington train 175, the Patriot, westbound at Mystic, CT, on a summer afternoon.
In the summer before Amtrak, a westbound Penn Central train out of Boston approaches the station at Mystic, CT. All three PC components are represented in the consist of an ex-PRR E8, and ex-NYC b... (more)
An eastbound Amtrak corridor train on its way from Washington to Boston speeds through the shore town of Mystic, CT, on a summer morning. Concrete tie installation was in progress on track 1, whil... (more)
ACS-64 614 leads Regional 149 gliding through Mystic, CT on a freezing New Year's Day.
At dusk, one of the original United Aircraft TurboTrains running as Penn Central train 3002 between New York and Boston glides across the Mystic River swing bridge on the Connecticut coast. These ... (more)
The local wildlife takes flight as a Boston-bound Amtrak corridor train behind F40PH 209 rattles the early 20th century swing bridge over the Mystic River at Mystic, CT. A few years later this bri... (more)
Acela crossing. The nation's fastest train, Amtrak's Acela Express trainset, is seen here crossing the Broadway Avenue Extension in Mystic, at the west end of the Mystic station platform. T... (more)
An Acela Express crosses the Mystic River swing bridge.
Acela's meet west of the station. I had seen them do this a few times and planned a shot. And it worked. It's hard to imagine now these will be retired in the years ahead.
American Flyer was the original name planned but got worked to "Acela" They were still somewhat new when I took this photo, now looking at retirement in a few years.
Running opposite due to catenary construction