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  1. Wye and wherefore

    Wye and wherefore

    GE behemoths haul their load north onto the Trenton Line.
  2. Down in the trenches

    Down in the trenches

    The once proud double-tracked B&O main as it approached its eastern connection with the Reading, now reduced to a tree-shrouded single track.
  3. Read the label

    Read the label

    Warning sign adorns a pedestrian crossing along the old B&O main once frequented by the Royal Blue Line.
  4. What's wrong with this picture?

    What's wrong with this picture?

    Septa Silverliners are re-routed onto the Amtrak main, just south of 30th Street Station in Philly.
  5. What, no widecabs?

    What, no widecabs?

    Two standard cab units get the job done on this ballast train.
  6. ex-Con rumbles thru

    ex-Con rumbles thru

    Pan shot of an ex-Conrail SD60I.
  7. Any and all conditions

    Any and all conditions

    Less than perfect weather never kept the trains from running
  8. Chilled juice

    Chilled juice

    Problems on CSX caused a rare daylight appearance of Tropicana juice empties in Philly.
  9. Cold Fish

    Cold Fish

    A coupla catfish lead NS train 38G thru Philly on a chilly January afternoon.
  10. Diesel on the NEC

    Diesel on the NEC

    Amtrak Genesis units (in Northeast and Phase III schemes) lead a southbound out of Philly's 30th Street Station.
  11. Rumblin' thru River

    Rumblin' thru River

    CSX intermodal gets the green at CP River and enters the Trenton Line.
  12. Philly Skyline

    Philly Skyline

    CSX Q301 arrives in Phildelphia behind FURX and BNSF power
  13. The Spark Patrol

    The Spark Patrol

    Two employees on the rear of Loram Rail Grinder RG311 look for fires - hoses at the ready.
  14. Same Old Grind

    Same Old Grind

    Loram Rail Grinder RG311 works south on the CSX Trenton Line in Philadelphia.
  15. Solo Horsehead

    Solo Horsehead

    Wearing a fresh coat of "horsehead" paint, NS SD40-2 leads local H5A westbound at CP BELMONT in Philadelphia
  16. Street Running, Philly Style

    Street Running, Philly Style

    Tho many waterfront industries have gone, Philly's Delaware Avenue still sees a fair amount of street running action.
  17. Chilly in Philly

    Chilly in Philly

    Conrail Shared Assets train CA-01 crosses the Schuylkill River, headed for Falls Yard.
  18. Oakway Takes the Lead

    Oakway Takes the Lead

    Oakway 9008 leads NS mixed freight across Philly's Columbia Bridge.
  19. A Veteran Steps In

    A Veteran Steps In

    With CP's usual Geep away for repairs, the railroad sends in a veteran GP9u to perform switching duties at Philly's port.
  20. Pick a Scheme, Will Ya

    Pick a Scheme, Will Ya

    CSX power in three different schemes drags a stack train past the site where Philly's B&O station once stood. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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