The Illinois Zephyr pulls out of Chicago Union Station. The White Star Strobes flashed only for a few seconds before the engineer turned them off. I was glad to capture them, as this sight had d... (more)
Various Amtrak power sits at 18th St under the shadow of the famed Chicago skyline.
"Siemens Charger at New York Penn" Illinois DOT's brand new Siemens SC-44 "Charger" locomotives takes a rest at New York Penn Station during the height of the rush hour ... (more)
Illinois Department of Transportation Siemens Demonstrator SC-44 # 4604 brings up the markers of an Amtrak/FRA/Siemens test train at Mansfield, MA. This marks the first time a SC-44 has been on Zo... (more)
One of the new Chargers in the Midwestern paint scheme visits the NEC for testing, but sister units are destined for MARC service in the future. This MARC MP36 tows the "Charger X" to the yard aft... (more)
The hind end of one of the new Chargers in the Midwestern paint scheme visits the NEC for testing is seen as it is shoved to make the hand off to an Amtrak yard engine. Sister units are destined ... (more)
Siemens shows off the new Charger locomotive in Amtrak's 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.
One of the new Chargers destined for Midwestern assignments was a part of this MARC train and is headed for testing on the NEC. Note the yellow wheels and instrumentation cables. This type of lo... (more)
One of the new Chargers destined for Midwestern assignments visits the NEC and is prepped for testing. This type of locomotive has been ordered by several states for passenger service they subsidi... (more)
The Capitol Limited brings the first Siemens Charger SC-44 onto the NEC, IDTX 4604, for testing. This unit will ultimately be based out of Chicago.