Four days into the PRR-New York Central merger, operations were still as they were in the Pennsy years. Here we see GG1 4935 blasting steam out of its boiler shortly after pulling an SCL train thr... (more)
There wasn't much flashiness about Penn-Central. On an August evening, an FP7 (former PRR 9834) and NYC U28B lead a string of 146 empty hoppers through the super-elevated curve at Mexico, PA, bene... (more)
On an April day long ago Conrail was just a budding entity, the prospects of which did not seem much more favorable than its predecessor lines. Traffic was always healthy out on the old Middle Di... (more)
It's a cloudy morning in Mifflin, PA as a 125 car westbound accelerates out of the restricted curve nearby. Many bygone elements in this scene from the unique mission style depot and PRR paint job... (more)
The future emerging from the past, two-year-old Budd Metroliner 881 pops out of the 97-year old Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, constructed in 1873 to provide Pennsylvania Railroad trains direct acces... (more)
At Penn Central's Wilmington repair shops, a converted GG1 is seen at the front of a line of engines waiting for maintenance. This GG1 was once PRR 4846. After a wreck, it was cut in half and turn... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
As lightweight passenger cars came into vogue on the Pennsylvania Railroad, some of the older cars ended up in maintenance of way service. Here three of those MW cars are placed east of Division S... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha photographed from Hilton's Hill in Brookfield,WI.........
In this Walter Schopp photo from my collection, a former New Haven EP5 is seen meeting an Amtrak passenger train led by a GG1 near Morrisville, PA.
Amtrak Metroliner train 114 blows through Odenton, Maryland on a gloomy December afternoon. Metroliner was the name attached to high-speed service on the Northeast Corridor as well as the trainset... (more)
Running from Washington to Boston, Amtrak train 176, the Senator, storms through Odenton, Maryland on the center track of the NEC.