Trains on the Northeast Corridor can be very quiet, and noise from an adjacent street can let an approaching train sneak up on the unwary. Such was the case when this Amt... (more)
A four car set of Metroliners approaches the junction controlled by Morris Tower in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. This is the point where the Trenton Cutoff diverged from the Northeast Corridor. The ... (more)
Late 1980s Keystone Line action, with a short train of two Heritage coaches being pulled eastbound by an AEM-7.
It's all silver and gray as Amtrak heads west over Rockville Bridge on a December day.
The Broadway Limited under the wires, 4 miles west of Lancaster Station, passing under the abandoned bridge which carried Colebrook Road over the old PRR Main Line. The train is already at full t... (more)
One of the last GG1-powered Broadway Limiteds is about to cross the now-abandoned Oak Lane crossing on its way to the next stop in Lancaster. The 4924, one of seven units to wear Amtrak's "P... (more)
A 6-car National Limited is westbound on Leap Year Day 1976, approaching the now-closed Eby-Chiques (or Chickies) Road crossing. The train had a scheduled stop in Lancaster at 3:27 p.m. and is du... (more)
Early 1990s Keystone Line action, with a rebuilt E60 and three "Heritage" coaches, westbound to Harrisburg. No. 609 was built by GE for Amtrak in November, 1975 as the 957.
A 3-car Washington Section of the National Limited passes through Lancaster's station without stopping. The train was split in Harrisburg, and Lancaster was served by the New York Section, Train ... (more)
With Hurricane Eloise having short-circuited electric operations, Amtrak resorted to using diesels on its long-distance trains through Harrisburg on the weekend of September 27-28. This is the &q... (more)
The westbound "National Limited" passes the interlocking tower at the junction of the old PRR Main Line and the Atglen & Susquehanna Branch.
The "National Limited" is westbound to Kansas City on Good Friday, 1976. The unique freight/baggage elevator on the left has been preserved, but the umbrellas have been replaced by high... (more)
Amtrak 346, leads 40, east bound at Grapeville, PA. 5-16-1986
The Broadway Limited rolls past AR Tower in Gallitzin, PA on the morning of May 13th,1995.
During a beautiful autumn morning in Pennsylvania, Amtrak train No. 40, the Broadway Limited, glides downgrade through Horseshoe Curve west of Altoona on October 23, 1988.