A Don Jilson original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
On third shift at Sunnyside yard, this AEM-7 sits on the pit taking a breather before heading out again to wrack up some miles.
For many years, Amtrak trains to Harrisburg operated out of Suburban Station (vs 30th St) in Philadelphia, and old Metroliners were the equipment of choice. Since the Metroliners were prone to me... (more)
The first E-60 leads a dozen steam-heated Heritage cars by Substation 17, just north of the 69.5 signal. No. 950 was built by GE for Amtrak in December, 1974.
Natural light no longer shines here. AEM-7 950 brings a Northeast Regional out from the tubes into the light and then under Penn Station. This area is now permanently enclosed and the AEM... (more)
Farewell...Just over a year ago, the scrapping of the first Amtrak AEM-7s commenced. With the last few active units having little time left on the road, Amtrak has announced a "Farewe... (more)
Amtrak's first E-60 (built 12-74) passes through the Aberdeen station area on a northbound run. Today, this scene is dominated by a highway overpass, built to eliminate the old East Bel Air Avenu... (more)
The first Amtrak E-60, at the head end of a long passenger train. Note the old jointed rail on two of the three main tracks...
AEM-7 950 leans into the curve at Metropark with a Keystone service while a NJ Transit local gets underway for New York.
New meets old.
An Amtrak AEM-7 brings a Harrisburg bound Keystone train over the classic PRR built Delaware River Bridge between Trenton, NJ and Morrisville, PA.
A pair of "Toasters" whip around Prospect Station on the Northeast Corridor, Delaware bound.
The trouble-maker takes the Champion south. Number 950 was the E60 that derailed at speed during trials on the NEC. The NEC might be totally different today if this hadn't happened.
AEM-7 #950 hustles down the Corridor late one evening bound for Philly.