Hidden away in Amtrak's Ivy City shops are brand-new Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) cab car 8058 and coach 8910. These Bombardier-built cars are in the shop for crew familiarization and t... (more)
Amtrak 9800 is the carrier's First Class Conference Club car, used for specials and charters. Rebuilt from Metroliner Café Car 863, it wears Metroliner branding, paying homage to it... (more)
As new Siemens ACS-64 locomotives arrive, older EMD/ASEA AEM-7 locomotives are being retired. Built in October 1980, Amtrak 907, seen poking out of the shops at Amtrak's Ivy City faclity in Washi... (more)
One doesn't often associate Amtrak with coaling towers, but in the middle of the carrier's Ivy City engine terminal, a remnant of the past still stands. Amtrak SW9 792 swings around one leg of th... (more)
A pair of brand new Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotives soak up some sun at Amtrak's Ivy City engine terminal in Washington DC on a chilly January 22nd, 2015. Amtrak 625 and 626 were built by Sie... (more)
Siemens is currently building new electric power for Amtrak near Sacramento, California. The new engines, model ACS-64, are high-tech engines that will replace the now mothballed HHP-8s and the r... (more)
Built by then-new EMD (formed by the merger of General Motors' EMC and part of Winton Engine on January 1, 1941) in December 1941, Amtrak SW1 737 is still alive and well 73 years later! Th... (more)
Q401 makes its way across the Anacostia River Bridge.
Southbound Amtrak train approaching DC Union Station
K Tower at dusk, July 1995.
The SCL units are E8As also.
The NS OCS visits Washington Terminal; a rather rare occasion.
The men in black head toward the station. I stood on a ladder for what seemed like forever (probably only 10 minutes) trying to get a shot of the station without people in the foreground. I deci... (more)
The Vermonter rests in the station before being taken to the yard.
An AEM-7 heads out to the yard for servicing. Photo taken on railroad property with protection and PPE.