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9/22/2017
 
 
 
 
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The Maple Leaf
Title:  The Maple Leaf
Description:  Amtrak train #63 is an international service that links New York and Toronto. The run travels up the Hudson River, across New York State, and into Canada via Niagara Falls. This photo was taken at Pottery Road in Cammilus, New York. (Pentax K-5)
Photo Date:  3/18/2014  Upload Date: 3/19/2014 3:48:51 AM
Location:  Cammilus, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 44(P42DC)
Views:  344   Comments: 2
CN 3254
Title:  CN 3254
Description:  In excursion service at Steamtown.
Photo Date:  6/19/2010  Upload Date: 6/19/2010 8:46:48 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  David Sommer
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CN 3254(2-8-2)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
RDG 902
Title:  RDG 902
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2010  Upload Date: 5/14/2010 7:33:26 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  RDG 902(FP7A)
Views:  372   Comments: 3
MA&N 2453
Title:  MA&N 2453
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2010  Upload Date: 5/14/2010 10:02:29 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  David Sommer
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MHWA 2453(C425)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
BNSF 4690 Rolling Through Stewart Park
Title:  BNSF 4690 Rolling Through Stewart Park
Description:  SB train of hoppers bound for Sayre, PA on this unsignalled but Class 1 portion of ex-Conrail and ex-Lehigh Valley rails.
Photo Date:  9/5/2007  Upload Date: 9/6/2007 10:24:41 AM
Location:  Ithaca, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4690(C44-9W)
Views:  1625   Comments: 9
Amtrak #713
Title:  Amtrak #713
Description:  This is probably train #286. The time was 4:54 PM.
Photo Date:  3/7/2006  Upload Date: 3/8/2006 10:22:17 PM
Location:  Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 713(P32AC-DM)
Views:  613   Comments: 1
The Orient Express
Title:  The Orient Express
Description:  In recent years NYC's #7 Train has been dubbed The Orient Express on account of the many Asians living in the neighborhoods served by the line.
Photo Date:  12/10/2005  Upload Date: 12/10/2005 9:43:48 PM
Location:  Queens (subdivision), NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  322   Comments: 1
Amtrak 576
Title:  Amtrak 576
Description:  Sunnyside Yard, Queens, NYC. Photo taken from #7 train with my refurbished Nikon D70 and a used 70-210mm lens from ebay.
Photo Date:  12/10/2005  Upload Date: 12/10/2005 9:34:28 PM
Location:  Queens (subdivision), NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 576(GP15)
Views:  646   Comments: 4
Amtrak Acela Regional Train #83
Title:  Amtrak Acela Regional Train #83
Description:  Amtrak Acela Regional Train #83 destined for Newport News, VA at Port Chester, New York at 3:05 PM on September 2, 2005.
Photo Date:  9/2/2005  Upload Date: 9/2/2005 10:25:26 PM
Location:  Port Chester, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 929(AEM7)
Views:  753   Comments: 0
AMTK 706
Title:  AMTK 706
Description:  Empire Service #265 from New York to Albany/Rennsalaer traveling north along the east bank of the Hudson River at Peekskill at 6:37 PM on Saturday, July 23, 2005.
Photo Date:  7/23/2005  Upload Date: 7/24/2005 1:26:38 AM
Location:  Peekskill, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 706(P32AC-DM)
Views:  553   Comments: 0
Amtrak 48
Title:  Amtrak 48
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2005  Upload Date: 4/24/2005 11:56:45 PM
Location:  Cold Spring, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 716(P32AC-DM)
Views:  659   Comments: 2
Lake Shore Limited
Title:  Lake Shore Limited
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2005  Upload Date: 4/26/2005 10:09:40 PM
Location:  Cold Spring, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 716(P32AC-DM)
Views:  476   Comments: 0
Train to Niagara Falls
Title:  Train to Niagara Falls
Description:  Amtrak #283 makes the first stop of its 355-mile run to Niagara Falls on time at Yonkers, New York at 2:09 PM on Sunday, April 24th, 2005.
Photo Date:  4/24/2005  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 10:08:10 PM
Location:  Yonkers, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 709(P32AC-DM)
Views:  435   Comments: 0
CSX 7865
Title:  CSX 7865
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/26/2005  Upload Date: 3/28/2005 2:31:32 AM
Location:  Iona Island, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  CSX 7865(C40-8W)
Views:  484   Comments: 1
How "Spuyten Duyvil" Got Its Name
Title:  How "Spuyten Duyvil" Got Its Name
Description:  The area known as Spuyten Duyvil on Metro-North's ex-NYC RR Hudson Line got its name one dark and stormy night in the 1600's. Back then, New York was a Dutch colony called Nieuw Amsterdam. According to the history books, a messenger named Antony Van Corlear vowed to swim across the channel here "in spite of the devil" to bring urgent news to settlers north of Manhattan. Despite the known danger, Van Corlear entered the swift, turbulent waters and quickly vanished beneath the waves. But his courageous vow that night echoes to the present day as the name of the nearby train station
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/13/2005 1:53:58 AM
Location:  Bronx, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 208(P32AC-DM)
Views:  688   Comments: 0
Hairpin Turn On The El
Title:  Hairpin Turn On The El
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/9/2005 11:31:18 AM
Location:  Marble Hill (The Bronx), NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  326   Comments: 0
Winter View
Title:  Winter View
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/9/2005 11:31:18 AM
Location:  Woodlawn, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  531   Comments: 0
Temporary Platform
Title:  Temporary Platform
Description:  #220 eases Poughkeepsie-bound train #8833 to a stop at the temporary platform at Marble Hill in The Bronx at 2:09 PM on March 5th, 2005.
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/6/2005 3:37:22 PM
Location:  Marble Hill Station, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 220(P32AC-DM)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
View From The Broadway Bridge
Title:  View From The Broadway Bridge
Description:  GE P32AC-DM #231 is in push mode behind Poughkeepsie-to-New York train #8832 at Marble Hill in The Bronx at 1:59 PM on March 5th, 2005.
Photo Date:  3/5/2005  Upload Date: 3/6/2005 2:24:22 PM
Location:  Marble Hill (The Bronx), NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 231(P32AC-DM)
Views:  536   Comments: 0
Train 660
Title:  Train 660
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2005  Upload Date: 2/19/2005 12:48:32 AM
Location:  North White Plains, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  363   Comments: 0
Train #260
Title:  Train #260
Description:  Amtrak dual-mode Genesis #702 hustles Empire Service train #260 through Dobbs Ferry, NY at 3:49 PM on February 15, 2005. This photo is hardly cropped, BTW. I was standing on one of those portable platform bridges above the local track. WHOOOOOSHHH!!!
Photo Date:  2/15/2005  Upload Date: 2/15/2005 10:44:08 PM
Location:  Dobbs Ferry, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 702(P32AC-DM)
Views:  605   Comments: 0
Commuter Meet
Title:  Commuter Meet
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2005  Upload Date: 2/10/2005 7:51:29 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  354   Comments: 0
3:32 PM - Train 1367
Title:  3:32 PM - Train 1367
Description:  The 3:32 PM local to NYC has closed its doors at New Rochelle and is about to depart on the very mild afternoon of 2/7/2005.
Photo Date:  2/7/2005  Upload Date: 2/7/2005 8:52:46 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 8915(M-2 Cosmopolitan)
Views:  465   Comments: 0
2:57 PM - Eastbound Express Train #1534
Title:  2:57 PM - Eastbound Express Train #1534
Description:  Train #1534 to New Haven Crosses from Track One to Track Three at 2:57 PM at New Rochelle on 2/7/2005.
Photo Date:  2/7/2005  Upload Date: 2/7/2005 8:52:46 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  425   Comments: 0
3:17 PM - Acela Regional #173 Arrives
Title:  3:17 PM - Acela Regional #173 Arrives
Description:  Acela Regional #173 from Boston to Washington, DC rolls beneath North Avenue and into New Rochelle Station at 3:17 PM on 2/7/2005.
Photo Date:  2/7/2005  Upload Date: 2/7/2005 8:52:46 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 909(AEM7)
Views:  602   Comments: 0
Train 622
Title:  Train 622
Description:  Express Train #622 rolls past the shops at North White Plains, NY on its morning express run from Chappaqua to GCT.
Photo Date:  2/4/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2005 10:54:27 PM
Location:  North White Plains, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  362   Comments: 0
Train #924 Passing The Shops
Title:  Train #924 Passing The Shops
Description:  Express Train #924 from Wassaic to GCT passing the shops at NWP at 7:45 AM on February 4, 2005.
Photo Date:  2/4/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2005 6:02:32 PM
Location:  North White Plains, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  396   Comments: 0
Shunting MU's
Title:  Shunting MU's
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/2005  Upload Date: 2/2/2005 1:29:33 AM
Location:  North White Plains, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 105(GP35R)
Views:  563   Comments: 0
Yard Limit
Title:  Yard Limit
Description:  #105 was towing M-1 MU's to the electric shops at North White Plains Yard at 1:18 PM on 2/1/1005.
Photo Date:  2/1/2005  Upload Date: 2/2/2005 1:29:32 AM
Location:  North White Plains, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 105(GP35R)
Views:  554   Comments: 0
Train 1559 From New Haven
Title:  Train 1559 From New Haven
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 9:32:46 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  482   Comments: 0
Clearing The Harlem Line
Title:  Clearing The Harlem Line
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 105(GP35R)
Views:  656   Comments: 0
Acela Express 2133
Title:  Acela Express 2133
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 9:32:46 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  458   Comments: 0
The Northbound Vermonter
Title:  The Northbound Vermonter
Description:  Amtrak #56 is bound for Hartford, Springfield, White River Junction, and St. Albans. It's a pity this train no longer runs all the way to Montreal anymore.
Photo Date:  10/26/2004  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 8:02:43 AM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 650(HHP8)
Views:  1283   Comments: 0
The Wire Train
Title:  The Wire Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/26/2005  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 9:53:58 AM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 413(FP10)
Views:  877   Comments: 2
Train 9526 Approaching Its Next Stop
Title:  Train 9526 Approaching Its Next Stop
Description:  Harlem Line Local Train 9526 Approaches Fleetwood on time at 12:24 PM on Saturday, January 29, 2005.
Photo Date:  1/29/2005  Upload Date: 1/29/2005 8:01:15 PM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 4054(M-7 MU)
Views:  471   Comments: 1
Off To Fix A Wire
Title:  Off To Fix A Wire
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/26/2005  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 9:53:58 AM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 413(FP10)
Views:  606   Comments: 0
Caught In The Headlights
Title:  Caught In The Headlights
Description:  Headlights of an approaching Metro-North local train reflect off Acela Regional 171 departing Stamford 12 minutes late for New York and Washington on at 11:38 AM on 1/26/2005.
Photo Date:  1/27/2005  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 2:07:36 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  369   Comments: 1
Frosty MU's
Title:  Frosty MU's
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/26/2005  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 2:08:52 PM
Location:  White Plains, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  347   Comments: 0
Train 9554
Title:  Train 9554
Description:  Train 9554 pauses at Fleetwood en route to GCT at 7:26 PM on 1/22/2004. (Sony DSC-P150)
Photo Date:  1/22/2005  Upload Date: 1/22/2005 9:40:26 PM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  352   Comments: 1
Kicking Up A Cloud Of Fresh Snow
Title:  Kicking Up A Cloud Of Fresh Snow
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 212(P32AC-DM)
Views:  468   Comments: 1
The Wire Train
Title:  The Wire Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/26/2005  Upload Date: 1/26/2005 11:03:28 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  543   Comments: 0
EMD F10 #413
Title:  EMD F10 #413
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/26/2005  Upload Date: 1/26/2005 11:03:28 PM
Location:  Stamford, CT
Author:  David Sommer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MNCR 413(FP10)
Views:  818   Comments: 1
Acela Express 2133
Title:  Acela Express 2133
Description:  Acela Express 2133 from Boston to Washington at New Rochelle at 1:20 PM on 1/24/2005
Photo Date:  1/24/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:11:02 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 2019(Acela Power Car)
Views:  582   Comments: 0
Acela Express 2133
Title:  Acela Express 2133
Description:  Acela Express 2133 to DC
Photo Date:  1/24/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 9:32:46 PM
Location:  New Rochelle, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  AMTK 2014(Acela Power Car)
Views:  1405   Comments: 0
Southbound Snowstorm Extra
Title:  Southbound Snowstorm Extra
Description:  Local extra to New York at Fleetwood at 2:35 PM on 1/23/2005
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  365   Comments: 0
The Stairs Up To Street Level
Title:  The Stairs Up To Street Level
Description:  These are the stairs up to Broad Street at Fleetwood Station on 1/23/2005.
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  311   Comments: 0
50 MPH Winds
Title:  50 MPH Winds
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  325   Comments: 0
Snowstorm Extra
Title:  Snowstorm Extra
Description:  #205 heads up one of the bi-hourly Harlem Line local trains that was provided by the railroad while crews worked to clear the line after the blizzard the day before.
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 205(P32AC-DM)
Views:  480   Comments: 0
Amended Snow Operations
Title:  Amended Snow Operations
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 1/24/2005 10:31:12 AM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Locomotives:  MNCR 105(GP35R)
Views:  556   Comments: 1
Snow Blurries
Title:  Snow Blurries
Description:  Train 9554 departs Fleetwood for New York at 7:26 PM on January 22, 2005. (Sony DSC-P150)
Photo Date:  1/22/2005  Upload Date: 1/22/2005 9:39:28 PM
Location:  Fleetwood, NY
Author:  David Sommer
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Views:  350   Comments: 0


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