This morning Downeaster is ready to depart Portland for Boston North Station and all intermediate points.
A CN freight rolls through between a Hiawatha in the background and the Amtrak 40th Anniversary Exhibit Train in the foreground.
Three NPCUs, three paint schemes. Hello Chicago, hello!
Amtrak Downeaster train 698 heads westbound to Boston on a great August evening.
Amtrak Heritage unit #822 sits at the Portland Transportation Center paired with Downeaster NPCU #90213.
A Hiawatha lays over before heading back to the windy city.
The Amtrak 40th Anniversary Train rests in downtown Milwaukee with the 406 head out. It was visiting on its national tour the weekend this photo was taken.
Retro, Sort Of. Wearing a throwback to the colors the F40 fleet wore for most of its service life, AMTK 406 brings up the markers of #699, splitting the Ward Hill signals in Haverhi... (more)
P42s and NPCUs of a few flavors were out on this day.
Amtrak's Phase III painted NPCU leads a southbound Hiawatha Service train up and out of downtown Milwaukee.
90368 was the prototype NPCU, and is still in Phase 3. Click Here to see 90368 being prepped for paint in '05.
90229 still in Phase IV.
90213 has a special plaque that reads: Dedicated to Victor W. Salemme in recognition of exceptional service to the Amtrak Downeaster. Through outstanding leadership, commitment and enthusiasm Vi... (more)
90224 recently came to Portland for Downeaster service, but has yet to receive the Downeaster markings.
Amtrak NPCU 90221 trails on a outbound Hiawatha seen at Lake Street. Soon, a new condo building currently under construction will cover the tracks here, forever eliminating this view.