Amtrak P30CH No. 724 was leading southbound No. 89, the "Palmetto," as it rounded the curve at the top of the grade at Rutherglen, VA on Nov. 30, 1983.
Amtrak P30CHs showed up rather quickly on the RF&P, on the "short haul" trains equipped with Amfleet cars. They stayed for several years and were sent elsewhere, to be replaced by F40PHs. After ... (more)