On a quiet Sunday morning, two pairs of SEPTA Silverliner IV MUs pose beneath the classic trainshed of Philadelphia's Reading Terminal. The trains run through the basement now, but the trainshed e... (more)
"Push-Pull at Shawmont"
SEPTA train 2333 with the "all day" 4 car push-pull set passes by the abandoned Shawmont Station on the Norristown Line. The station was opened by the Philadelphia,... (more)
"Good Markers by Shawmont"
SEPTA ACS-64 910 shoves train 3234 with the "all day" 4 car push-pull set past the abandoned Shawmont Station on the Norristown Line. The sta... (more)
Bound for Newport News. Amtrak 99, part of the NE Regional Service, departs Philadephia, PA bound for Newport News, VA.
A married set of SEPTA Silverliner V commuter cars arrives at Overbrook Station, bound for 30th Street Station in downtown Philadelphia. The station is a PRR survivor having been built in 1858 and... (more)
A 3 car set of SEPTA Silverliner V's rounds the bend over the Reading Company built elevated aqueduct which leads into and over the streets of the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, PA. To the far... (more)
The train provides welcome color on an otherwise dingy winter day in 1987. An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
A Richard Louderback original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Northeast Express! Northeast Regional 155, one of the many trains to travel the NEC, arrives into the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia PA, headed south to Washington, D.C.
A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Yard Work! A number of locomotives are congregated in Amtrak's yard at the 30th Street Station in Philly. A little after this photo was taken, some work was performed to the locomotives on... (more)
I went after this slide for the interesting pantograph study between the #601 and the #605. The former is equipped with a Brecknell-Willis model 29500A high-speed pan, the only E-60 so equipped a... (more)
The #900 was destroyed in the tragic Chase, MD., accident at 1:30pm on January 4th, 1987, along with the #903. An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Amtrak Acela Express train 2253(30) wends its way out of Philadelphia's 30th Street Station as the skyline of the City of Brotherly Love looms above it.