The #909 shows signs of the road, despite it having yet to reach 1 year of service at the time of this image. A Rich Lorntzen original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An Amtrak Regional Express whips past Bristol station on the express tracks over freshly fallen snow led by a rather pristine AEM-7 bound for Philadelphia.
As the sun drops low in West Haven, CT, an Amtrak AEM-7 on the point of a Boston-Washington train speeds beneath a bank of the unique stubby semaphores installed here by the New Haven Railroad in ... (more)
A trio likely never to be seen together again. AEM-7 909, ACS-64 623 and HHP-8 651 are shuffled around by SW1000r 792, representing three generations of Amtrak mainline electric power on t... (more)
I know this paint job was unpopular with a lot of fans, but it was my favorite Amtrak-era GG-1 paint scheme. Only 7 units were painted like this, and it added some color on drab days. Although- ... (more)
An Amtrak corridor train from Boston has completed the diesel-to-electric power swap at New Haven, and AEM-7 909 is ready to depart for New York and Washington. New Haven Union Station, in the bac... (more)
Amtrak's small but powerful AEM-7 electrics were such a dominant presence on the Northeast Corridor for more than thirty years that I find it difficult to think of them as a vanished breed. A pair... (more)
Farewell! The HHP was done with service in November of 2014, and now we say farewell to the AEM-7 tomorrow, June 18, 2016. The ACS-64 is likely to be the face of conventional trains on the... (more)
The 909 trots over the Bush River as a jet skier heads in for the afternoon.
One of seven GG1s painted in Amtrak's "Platinum Mist" scheme, the 909 pauses briefly at Lancaster's 1929-built high-level platform with the westbound Broadway Limited. (The other six G... (more)
An Amtrak regional headed to DC. Lead by an almost retired AEM-7
Amtrak's Vermonter strolling North through Perryville.
A white strobe is caught blinking on this DC traction meatball (nicknamed after Swedish meatballs due to the locomotive's Swedish design) as it pulls into BWI.
Amtrak AEM-7's No. 909 and No. 951 idle outside the Ivy City locomotive complex for servicing. The high mileage, though reliable and distinctive AEM-7's are some of the most well documented locomo... (more)