This shot is a companion to #705486. The engineer looks pretty comfortable. A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
The wire train and crew performing endless catenary maintenance. I model live catenary systems in O scale, and that is enough work of its own. I cannot imagine trying to maintain all of the Penn... (more)
A Bill Strassner original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Amtrak RS3 116 leads the wire train through North Elizabeth, NJ, on its way to or from a catenary maintenance job. Amtrak acquired 45 Penn Central RS3s of PRR, NYC, and NH ancestry in 1976 for yar... (more)
The Train Control Officer at Paarl cabin looks on as 36 020 rolls into the station with the rewiring train.
Metro-North 413 pushing the Wire Train westbound at Stamford January 26, 2005.
The Wire Train departs Stamford heading west on the New Haven Line on 1/26/2005. It looks like this old passenger car has been converted into a makeshift cab control car of sorts!
Cab of the old blueliner, now converted into a cab car cab.
Former Reading RR 20's vintage Blueliner now used in wire service
SEPTA Wire Train at Woodbourne Station