Amtrak AEM-7 905 At Amtrak's Wilmington Shops
A George W. Hamlin original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Well known for its famous cheese steaks, Philly was once a great place for Meatballs - Swedish ones, anyway! AEM-7 No. 905 captured departing Philadelphia, PA back in February of 2015.
An old timer once told me you can always tell the best running AEM-7s because they look the worst. What he meant was that since they were always on the road, they didn't get as much time for cosme... (more)
An Amtrak Regional Express roars past the now demolished 1953 PRR built station in Levittown, PA. A new station is currently under construction here which is expected to be completed in 2018. It... (more)
Early AEM-7 action, with an almost new (built 8-80) 905 hustling three cars southbound on No. 3 Track, which was usually reserved for freight in those days.
Paoli, 1975- the Broadway Limited eases to a stop on its way from Chicago to New York. Note the two sleepers behind the baggage car. If you want to make the trip today, you hop off the Capitol L... (more)
An AEM-7 is on display inside Amtrak's Wilmington Shop complex as part of the Farewell to the AEM-7 excursion. Almost 500 passengers had the chance to tour the shop.
AEM7 905 awaits its disposition at Amtrak's Wilmington Shops while the 908 looks in from outside, June 18, 2016. This image was taken during the shop tour that Amtrak held as part of the Farewell ... (more)
One of Amtrak's ASEA AEM-7's rests above an inspection pit inside their Wilmington, DE shops.
Goodbye to you... With the upcoming final farewell to the AEM-7's, I dug out the most memorable photo I've ever taken of one, on a Strasburg Railroad charter.
The shot wasn't entir... (more)
The fastest AEM-7? AEM-7 905 apparently goes so fast it wore most of the blue paint off the front! It's seen coming down the middle at Newark Liberty Airport on a Northeast Regional.
A long distance train pulls into Charm City on a calm winter evening.
While one of the most worn and battered AEM-7's on Amtrak's roster, this old workhorse is one of the longest surviving toasters, outliving all of her DC sisters. At the time of this posting she i... (more)