Former New York Central E8s assigned to Penn Central's version of Empire Service congregate at the Albany-Rensselaer station.
Passengers have a great view of the Hudson River as a Rohr Turboliner covering a northbound Empire Service run speeds north of Cold Spring, NY, on a fine summer day.
The twin tunnels through Breakneck Ridge north of Cold Spring, NY, have seen numerous generations of equipment come and go on the Hudson Line. In the late 1970s, the newest thing was the Rohr Turb... (more)
On a fall day seven months before Amtrak would take over, a pair of Penn Central Empire Service trains headed up by ex-NYC E8s meet at the Albany-Rensselaer station.
Amtrak quickly replaced the ex-NYC electrics that handled Empire Service trains in and out of Grand Central Terminal with borrowed Penn Central FL9s. PC-patched 5001 was on its way north through S... (more)
As seen from the top of Breakneck Ridge north of Cold Spring, NY, an Amtrak Turboliner races up the Hudson Valley towards Albany. I later learned that the rock formation on which I was innocently ... (more)
On its way down the Hudson Line from Albany to Grand Central Terminal on a late fall day, a Rohr Turboliner glides out of the short tunnel at Garrison, NY. The old NYC milepost says it's 50 miles ... (more)
As seen from the familiar perch of the Bear Mountain Bridge walkway, an Amtrak Turboliner running as an Empire Service train makes its way up the Hudson Valley on an early spring day.
The winter sun is low in the sky as a Rohr Turboliner glides north through Cruegers, NY, on its way from New York to Albany.
With summer trackwork in progress on the Hudson Line, one of the Rohr Turbo sets assigned by Amtrak to Empire Service duties speeds south along the river at Cold Spring on its way to New York City... (more)
An Amtrak Empire Service train cruises along the Hudson on its way North as viewed from high atop Bear Mountain among some stunning fall foliage.