Amtrak's Vermonter, in the bloody nose heritage scheme, meets the Green Mountain Flyer at White River Junction. Thanks to Kevin Burkholder for giving us a heads up on this photo shoot.
The southbound Amtrak Vermonter crosses the West Hartford High Bridge giving passengers a view down the White River on a beautiful fall morning.
On a wintry day in New England Amtrak's Vermonter slows for a northbound NECR light engine to clear up in the southend of the siding at South Royalton.
First car behind motor is of ex-Metroliner vintage
#103 brings up the rear of the Vermonter as the train continues north to Springfield and Vermont past a CLEAr signal at 18.1-1.
P40 824 is about to couple to the rear of Train 56, The vermonter as a watchful Hostler looks on. After the engine couples yard workers will connect the MU and HEP jumpers.
We got an invitation to ride on New York Central heavyweight observation car #3 as it dead-headed back to NYC on the back of the Vermonter. Looking back as we fly allong at about 90mph.