F59PHI number 1797 leads Amtrak 74 - a northbound "Piedmont" service - across the Yadkin River near Linwood, NC on a sunny October 17, 2019.
En-Route to Raleigh, North Carolina.
Waning days of the P-motors
Interior of the Scotch Bonnet coach seating most people bound for the Short Hops to Kannapolis, Salisbury, and Greensboro.
Bridging the Yadkin. AMTK 74, the Piedmont, crosses the Yadkin River on its way north from Salisbury Station.
While some of the normal power is in Colorado for Positive Train Control testing, a borrowed Amtrak Cascades locomotive leads Amtrak's Piedmont service train number 74 north through Greensboro, NC... (more)
Amtrak's Lakeshore Limited speeds under the NYC signal bridge on the last weekend of service by these signals before they were replaced. Train 48 was running about 4 hours late as it approached th... (more)
Amtrak 74 zips by Five Row toward the next station stop at High Point, NC. In the distance is local P61. I wanted to get the trains side by side, but didn't have time to put the telephoto on the c... (more)
Northbound Amtrak Piedmont service No. 74 kicks up freshly fallen leaves as the train races to the next station stop at High Point, NC. Due to the wye at the Raleigh station being taken out of ser... (more)
Having just let passengers off at the station, No. 1797 rests for a moment on the connection track as the crew copies a CSX form EC-1.
Amtrak 74 ends its day in Raleigh with some fall foliage looking on in the background.
Entering the electric zone
The Piedmont pulls into Salisbury with an antique advertisement for a regional soda in the background.