The new face of Amtrak on the NEC in the late 1970's is seen here with an E60 hauling Amfleet thru Elizabeth, NJ.
A Reuben S. Brouse original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
E-60 No. 960 and new Amfleet cars are on display during the open-house celebrating the restoration of Amtrak's Lancaster Station in 1977. The 70-foot long 183-ton giant was built by GE in July, 1... (more)
In the late afternoon light an Amtrak E60 backs into the depot its Fireman looking out his window to the rear relaying signal indications to his Engineer.
You had to get up early to catch southbound No. 67 ("The Night Owl") at Aberdeen, as it usually pulled in between 6:45 and 7:00 a.m. In this photo from a TRI-X Pan negative, 37-year vet... (more)
Engineer Harry A. Wilgis at the throttle of his DC-bound E-60 during a brief station stop. Note the cab signal over his left shoulder. Harry was the engineer of the first revenue run of Amtrak's... (more)
The E60s might not have been very good, but they could handle the snow, unlike the early GG1s and Metroliners.