Just passing by! Amtrak 449 (Lake Shore Limited) went flying by Webb Rail FL-9 2024 (ex-New Haven 2058) on the afternoon of October 3, 2018. Our FL-9 was awaiting the arrival of the Housatonic Rai... (more)
A pair of departing FL-9s are nose to nose in New Haven under wire for perhaps the final time on the early morning of Friday, September 28, 2018. The remaining six CDOT FL9s were recently sold at ... (more)
Snow for the Santa Express! At the Railroad Museum of New England, former New Haven (2049)/Penn Central (5049)/Conrail (5049)/MTA Metro-North Railroad FL-9 2019 leads south over the Naugatuck Rive... (more)
Original Dual Mode
Maine Eastern 489 trails over the 2PM Easter Bunny Express over the Whippany River. Before the P32AC-DM, there was the FL-9, an EMD F Unit cobbled together to op... (more)
Few machines can boast of 50 plus years of service but that is what the EMD fleet of FL-9's can do. Unique for their 4 and 6 wheel trucks and dual power modes, 60 were built for the New Haven Rail... (more)
"Lake Shore Limited" from the Bear Mountain Bridge walkway
Westbound Maine Eastern excursion along the Dimascotta River approaching Newcastle Maine.
This view of the control stand of FL-9 2023 shows the major differences between locomotives produced today compared to locomotives produced during the late 50's.
Metro Norht 2008 rounds a long curve just after departing Wingdale station.
A deadhead shuttle train drifts through the Stamford station enroute to a storage track with vintage FL-9 2012 in historic New York Central paint providing the power.
An FL-9 hurries a southbound "Empire Service" train along the Hudson Line.
This was one of the midday test runs