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Northeast Corridor, 1971 Penn Central GG1…

Northeast Corridor, 1971

Penn Central GG1 4882 gallops north at Odenton, Md., with Washington–New York train 132 in February 1971.
William D. Middleton photo

Shuttling the Flyers to Gotham: Amtrak Metro…

Shuttling the Flyers to Gotham: Amtrak Metroliner Cab Car #9800 brings up the rear of a three car special hauling the Philadelphia Flyers from Washington to New York on MLK Day 2018. Visible in the distance is an Amtrak maintenance of way crew performing catenary work on Track 1. The shuttered Nassau Tower is visible on the right.

Princeton Junction, NJ

January 15, 2018

Westbound on the S-line from Asheville, the …

Westbound on the S-line from Asheville, the 2012 Amtrak AAPRCO Convention Train, the Chattanooga Limited passes over the Holston River at Strawberry Plains, enroute to Knoxville from Asheville.

September 26, 2012

Enroute to Spencer, NC from Washington D.C.,…

Enroute to Spencer, NC from Washington D.C., AAPRCO’s 2012 Convention Train, the Chattanooga Limited crosses the James River via the route of the former Southern Railway mainline, southbound on NS’ Washington District.

Lynchburg, VA

September 24, 2012

Two of the Amtrak displays at Grand Central …

Two of the Amtrak displays at Grand Central Terminal for National Train Day were an Acela trainset with power car 2017 (power car 2036 was on the other end) on Track 37 and the 40th Anniversary exhibit train (with P40 822 on the head end) on Track 36. 

May 12, 2012

AAPRCO James L. Larson Florida Special is ad…

AAPRCO James L. Larson Florida Special is adding some super-rare mileage to its journey on FEC, taking the Wilbur Wright Industrial Lead to the Palatka branch, which ends just west of I-95.

St.

Augustine, FL

November 04, 2009

FEC 141 with the American Association of Pri…

FEC 141 with the American Association of Private Railcar Owners James L. Larson Florida Special on the Florida East Coast Railway.

St. Augustine, FL
November 03, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama and Vice Presid…

President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Biden wave to thousands of cheering supporters from the back the 2009 Inaugural Amtrak special in Edgewood, MD.

January 17, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama waves to thousa…

President-elect Barack Obama waves to thousands of cheering supporters from the back the 2009 Inaugural Amtrak special in Edgewood, MD.

January 17, 2009

The Washington Section of the Broadway Limit…

The Washington Section of the Broadway Limited at Bush Interlocking, where the NEC narrows from three to two tracks to cross the Bush River Inlet.

Perryman, MD

April, 1978