Note the lack of lettering on the nose. An H. E. Brouse original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
This unit was nearly new at this time. I am sure someone can place the location of this image based on the signals. The slide did not specify. An original Ektachrome slide from my collection; t... (more)
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
An employee checks things out as Amtrak AEM-7 917 leads an eastbound Northeast Corridor train from Washington into the station at New Haven, CT, where the boxy electric will be replaced by an F40 ... (more)
A very tired looking AEM-7 917 rolls into Union Station with a Northeast Regional near the end of its long and able service life. The Sprinters are on the way.
The Kansas City bound National Limited is crossing a barren early spring Lancaster County landscape on its way to Harrisburg for an engine change to diesels. 33-year old No. 917 (PRR 4919, Altoon... (more)
The 917 is trailing a stream of dust as it speeds up the center track by the old PRR station in Aberdeen. It's 1977, and there's still a lot of the "old NEC" in existence- all wood ties, Heritage... (more)
The Broadway Limited is racing west under the old Marietta Pike bridge, passing the crumbling station platforms at Mount Joy. The bridge has since been replaced, and Amtrak and the Commonwealth o... (more)
An Amtrak Regional train, led by an AEM-7 numbered 917, makes a brief station stop at the former PRR station at Trenton, NJ.
Doubleheaded GG-1s stop traffic in Aberdeen, as they head north at 80 mph with a Florida train. (Paused at the crossing are an old Checker cab, a Ford, and a Chevy Corvette, if I'm not mistaken..... (more)
Old meets new - with only three Amtrak AEM-7s left (all in MARC service) there aren't many opportunities to catch a meet like this.
Not Down For The Count Yet
Rumors of the demise of the AEM-7 at the beginning of this year caught some by surprise, especially the rate at which they began to fall to the blow torch. Luckily en... (more)
Two toasters await their next move, and apparently a lot of bugs met their match when they got in they way of the one's previous run.
Early AEM-7 action, at one of the bottlenecks on the NEC, where three tracks narrow to two, to cross the Bush River.
Toasters on Amtrak are an extremely rare sight these days. Back in January, I caught this one on its way to couple up to a through train.