Consecutive Toasters Not all that long ago AEM-7s were dominant on the NEC, and two consecutive units were side-by-side in the Ivy City shops. Fast forward a few years and they're almost e... (more)
Working in MARC service for now.
Happy Birthday, Amtrak! 5 years ago to the day I took this photo just north of the 9th street overpass on a day with similarly damp weather like today. We were putting finishing touches on the E... (more)
Morning fog lifts as the sun comes out.
The northbound Crescent heads into DC amid the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin.
Toasters on Amtrak are an extremely rare sight these days. Back in January, I caught this one on its way to couple up to a through train.
The Crescent gives passengers a nice scenic look at the Jefferson Memorial and Cherry Blossoms along the Tidal Basin before arriving at Union Station.
An Amtrak train, powered by AEM-7 939 (with mismatched numberboards), is seen at Washington DC's Union Station on October 11th, 1986.
On a bright spring day in Washington DC, Amtrak's Carolinian heads south with the cherry blossoms in the foreground.
A Union Station bound DC Streetcar stops to pick up a few riders. Not many people were aboard and the service is FREE for now. Don't know how well it will "fare" when there are fares involved.
The Eleventh Day of ServiceOn March 8th, 2016, an LRV makes its first stop on Washington DC's H Street as it heads east from Union Station. Opened on February 27th, 2016, this 2.2-... (more)
A recently-renumbered E60C waits for its next assignment at Washington Union Station.
Amtrak acquired eighteen of Santa Fe’s San Bernardino rebuilt switchers near the end of 1984. Newly repainted number 559 stands at Ivy City, where it will remain as a shop switcher until it is sol... (more)
A hostler moves Amtrak E8A 456 around Ivy City engine terminal in Washington, DC. The former PRR EMD survives today as PRR 5888 at the Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati.
Camden & Amboy Railroad 4-2-0 "John Bull"
This is the original "John Bull" locomotive which was built in 1831 in Newcastle, England for the Camden & Amboy Railroad. The C&A was chartered... (more)