The 521 is in for heavy overhaul. The extra short nose is apparent from this angle.
A work train pulls west of DAVIS interlocking at the Newark, DE station, where the crew will change ends and run back toward Bear.
521 started life as a GP40TC designed for commuter train service, but delivered in an unimaginative CN dark blue freight livery in the event the service didn't pan out and the units could be quick... (more)
Work train season was in swing this past summer and a rare daytime move is seen going through BWI.
Back When This Train in Fullerton was a Rare EventThe Santa Fe Railway passed through the middle of downtown Pasadena, California. And on New Year's Day, the city of Pasadena hosts ... (more)
"Nothing changes on New Year's Day"U2 got it wrong, as one thing, at least, does change on New Year's Day: The Santa Fe Railway passed through the middle of downtown Pasadena, Cali... (more)
Running long hood forward, Amtrak GP38H-3 521, leads a work train of ballast hoppers past Elizabeth Station.
I'm riding Amtrak's Southwest Ltd/Chief train #3. We're in the clear for a meet with our counterpart train #4 on Glorieta Pass.
521 sits with the 524 and 525 (which will soon be rebuilt to match the 521)
Overhead view of 521 and some other MOW equipment, with 524's horn and strobes visible in the foreground.
Amtrak 521 leads a stone train 2 to 1 through OVERBROOK