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11/21/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Bob Kise
Dates:6/18/2016 - 6/18/2016
Album Info:Double-Meats head up a last run from DC to Philly and back, with a stopover at the Wilmington Shops
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A souvenir lapel pin of the day's lead locomotive
Title:  A souvenir lapel pin of the day's lead locomotive
Description:  A complimentary gift from Amtrak, handed out at lunchtime
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:45:26 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
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An early start boarding No. 55 at 5:53 a.m. at BWI Rail Station
Title:  An early start boarding No. 55 at 5:53 a.m. at BWI Rail Station
Description:  We stayed in a hotel near the airport...
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:46:47 PM
Location:  BWI Station, MD
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 636(ACS-64)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
Our train listed 5th from the top on the departure board
Title:  Our train listed 5th from the top on the departure board
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Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:47:59 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
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The train gate sign, listing our special train
Title:  The train gate sign, listing our special train
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Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:48:26 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
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The president of Amtrak decided to ride along in style in this observation car
Title:  The president of Amtrak decided to ride along in style in this observation car
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:49:39 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  104   Comments: 0
Our battered leader, ready to go!
Title:  Our battered leader, ready to go!
Description:  Amtrak's last train to be pulled by these venerable electrics, in-service since 1980.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:50:28 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
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Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
The 942 coupled to the 946, at 8:38 a.m.
Title:  The 942 coupled to the 946, at 8:38 a.m.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:51:02 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7) AMTK 946(AEM7)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
The cab of the 946
Title:  The cab of the 946
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:51:30 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  AMTK 946(AEM7)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
Twin sealed beam headlight of No. 946
Title:  Twin sealed beam headlight of No. 946
Description:  We sat in the first coach...
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:52:10 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 946(AEM7)
Views:  66   Comments: 0
Yard action alongside our train
Title:  Yard action alongside our train
Description:  The 541 pushes a Regional Express into Union Station
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:53:02 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 541(SW1500)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
The president of Amtrak observing a photo runby at Halethorpe Station
Title:  The president of Amtrak observing a photo runby at Halethorpe Station
Description:  9:57 a.m.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:54:19 PM
Location:  Halethorpe, MD
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  RollingStock
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Most of the 476 passengers got off to observe the runby
Title:  Most of the 476 passengers got off to observe the runby
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:55:00 PM
Location:  Halethorpe, MD
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station
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Backing up at 10:00 a.m.
Title:  Backing up at 10:00 a.m.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:55:30 PM
Location:  Halethorpe, MD
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7) AMTK 946(AEM7)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
Long telephoto view of the reverse move
Title:  Long telephoto view of the reverse move
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:56:16 PM
Location:  Halethorpe, MD
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
Pulling back into the station
Title:  Pulling back into the station
Description:  Note the reduce speed to 100 mph signs for the curve in the distance
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:57:14 PM
Location:  Halethorpe, MD
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Amtrak provided a complimentary Jersey Mike's brown-bag lunch to all passengers
Title:  Amtrak provided a complimentary Jersey Mike's brown-bag lunch to all passengers
Description:  The lunches were loaded at 30th Street Station at 12:00; turkey sub, chips, chocolate chip cookie, and a bottle of water.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 10:58:50 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
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Our train, alongside a retired AEM-7, after backing into the Wilmington shops
Title:  Our train, alongside a retired AEM-7, after backing into the Wilmington shops
Description:  1:39 p.m.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:01:05 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  AMTK 908(AEM7)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
An older GE Genesis diesel from 1993, alongside our train
Title:  An older GE Genesis diesel from 1993, alongside our train
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:02:05 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 828(P40DC)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Inside the wheel shop
Title:  Inside the wheel shop
Description:  An Amfleet coach wheel- note the disc brakes and inside bearings
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:03:02 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
An Acela power car with its nose removed
Title:  An Acela power car with its nose removed
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:03:43 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
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Views:  76   Comments: 0
The 2nd-last ACS-64 to be delivered
Title:  The 2nd-last ACS-64 to be delivered
Description:  There are 70 units numbered 600-670. Number 666 was not used in the series.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:04:50 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 669(ACS-64)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
A battered No. 905 inside the shops
Title:  A battered No. 905 inside the shops
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:05:29 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 905(AEM7)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
Inside the cab of No. 928
Title:  Inside the cab of No. 928
Description:  2:20 p.m.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:06:47 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  AMTK 928(AEM7)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Inside the cab of No. 670, the newest ACS-64
Title:  Inside the cab of No. 670, the newest ACS-64
Description:  The final nail in the coffin for the AEM-7s
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:07:25 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  AMTK 670(ACS-64)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
The newest and last ACS-64
Title:  The newest and last ACS-64
Description:  Just delivered and not yet in service
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:08:13 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
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Locomotives:  AMTK 670(ACS-64)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
A Hippo awaits its fate
Title:  A Hippo awaits its fate
Description:  15 were built, but they were not very successful and all are now retired.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:08:44 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 690(HHP8)
Views:  158   Comments: 1
A GE center-cab shop switcher
Title:  A GE center-cab shop switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:09:14 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 1100(80Tonner)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
The Amtrak 40th Anniversary Heritage Unit from 2011
Title:  The Amtrak 40th Anniversary Heritage Unit from 2011
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:10:15 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 145(P42DC)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Both the electric and diesel version of the Veterans Units
Title:  Both the electric and diesel version of the Veterans Units
Description:  Star-spangled, they are...
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:10:58 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 642(ACS-64) AMTK 42(P42DC)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
The 919 in a line of six retired AEM-7s
Title:  The 919 in a line of six retired AEM-7s
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:11:37 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 919(AEM7)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
The side emblem of the Veterans Unit
Title:  The side emblem of the Veterans Unit
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:12:16 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 642(ACS-64)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
A half-dozen retired AEM-7s
Title:  A half-dozen retired AEM-7s
Description:  Many millions of miles here...
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:13:18 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 908(AEM7)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Extreme telephoto view of our train, ready to leave
Title:  Extreme telephoto view of our train, ready to leave
Description:  2:36 p.m.
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:14:17 PM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7) AMTK 946(AEM7)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
Up against the bumper post, for the last time
Title:  Up against the bumper post, for the last time
Description:  Although... MARC was using No. 917 the same day, and will probably run a few for a while...
Photo Date:  6/18/2016  Upload Date: 6/18/2016 11:15:50 PM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 942(AEM7) AMTK 946(AEM7)
Views:  162   Comments: 0


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