P32AC-DM class leader, #700 thaws out inside the "turbo shops." A recently started locomotive produced a nice smokey effect. Photo taken with permission.
The last two FL9s on the Amtrak roster spent most of their last days in protect and MOW service, ready for the call to action should they be needed.
Freshly built Surfliner power makes their one and only visit to Albany after being delivered but before being shipped out west to their permanent home.
These two consecutive F59PHIs are brand spanking new, having just been delivered after assembly at Super Steel in Schenectady, NY. They are awaiting acceptance before vanishing from the east coa... (more)
Still in pumpkin paint, this units days are numbered. All of the GP7 and GP9s Amtrak used in MOW service were sold in the early 2000s.
My first and only ride in a real F40 was just from the station to the yard, but was an experience I'll never forget. My dad often brought me out to watch or travel on trains, but this time was di... (more)
A pair of ex Army cars sat under the Broadway overpass for years on sections of isolated track that I believe were used for storage. These cars wore a unique all Phase 3 blue body with silver roo... (more)
During the summer of 1996, the 199 was used as a protect unit and was spotted in the yard with sister unit 193 in the background. Amtrak had all 8 GP40TCs (192-199) rebuilt into GP38H-3s and move... (more)
The end of the line... This dead line of F40s are some of the last to serve Amtrak, running out of Albany mostly on the Maple Leaf and also on the NEC between New Haven and Boston while the elect... (more)
Freshly rebuilt for commuter service with MBTA and waiting to be delivered; just visiting Amtrak on the way.
The 301 sits outside the shop. The rear porthole is a throwback to the E's and F's.
Amtrak #156 in her Phase-I scheme, commemorating Amtrak's 40th anniversary, rests overnight in the Rensselaer, NY shops. Taken with permission. Canon EOS 50D, Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO