The day after the first blizzard an Acela service blasts through the 24 inches of snow.
The day after the first blizzard, 24 plus inches of snow on the ground, transportation is still in chaos. The Northeast corridor even with a number of trains annulled is still running. Here a Regi... (more)
Thundersnow! That's what was heard right after this shot was taken. It was a 20 minute journey via jeep 4WD to get here, usually takes 5 minutes. Well worth it!
The first train through the teeth of the 2010 blizzard makes easy work of the 2 ft of snow. The HHP was whistling as they blasted through at near 100 mph. Incredible.
A Florida bound Amtrak service heads through the start of the first 2010 Mid Atlantic Blizzard. The first storm dumped about 24 inches of snow here in about 24 hours. Thunder and lightning were al... (more)
Dedicated to the many Amtrak men and women who kept trains rolling in the storm. An Amtrak Acela service heads through the start of the 2010 Mid Atlantic Blizzard. The storm dumped about 2... (more)
A MARC service heads through the start of the 2010 Mid Atlantic Blizzard. These locomotives have since been replaced.
HHP 8 leads a southbound regional train at Seabrook on a relatively mild (for January) day in the greater DC area.
This Geep was PC and PRR 7175.
At Track Speed, maybe 90 mph.
Overhead Wire Repair Train For rear end of train (a retired yellow MU car) see: http://railfan44.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1441775
The meet ends! The speeding NB Acela has just passed the SB Carolinean (Amtrak 79), disappearing in the distance, as it accelerates north from Union Station. For a shot of the regional, s... (more)
The things one doesn't notice! In making this expected-to-be routine going-away shot of the Carolinean, I didn't see that a NB Acela had just peeked around the curve! For a shot of the Acela, se... (more)
An HHP leads a passenger train towards DC. I am glad I made the time to shoot the Northeast Corridor and the HHP's. They are now gone replaced by the Sprinters.
Racing towards DC. The Pope Creek coal train can be seen in the distance. The AEM-7's were strong then but the years would be numbered on the reliable "Swedish Meatballs".