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Amtrak GE P32AC-DM #711
Rensselaer, NY
 
July 24th, 2000
2:20pm
Empire Service #281
 
Phase IV
 
GE Transportation Systems
January 1998
Kodak Kodachrome 64
35mm Slide
Pentax ZX-M
 
Pentax 50mm f2.0 Lens
 
114-01
 
 
Built by General Electric Transportation Systems in January 1998 and numbered 711. This series of locomotives (a total of 18 would be built) were built to replace the EMD FL9's. These "Dual-Mode" units were built to operate on diesel power above-ground and on third-rail electric power when in the tunnels going into New York's Penn Station. Historical information about this locomotive provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.
 
Niagara Falls, NY
 
August 27th, 2011
7:51pm
Empire Service #281
 
Phase V
 
GE Transportation Systems
January 1998
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
 
Tamron (Canon) 18-200mm
f3.5-6.3 Zoom Lens
f4.5 @ 1/60th sec
ISO 400
460-2614
 
Built by General Electric Transportation Systems in January 1998 and numbered 711. This series of locomotives (a total of 18 would be built) were built to replace the EMD FL9's. These "Dual-Mode" units were built to operate on diesel power above-ground and on third-rail electric power when in the tunnels going into New York's Penn Station. Historical information about this locomotive provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.
 
Germantown, NY
 
December 15th, 2019
1:41pm
Empire Service #284
 
Phase III
 
GE Transportation Systems
January 1998
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 80D
 
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f8.0 @ 1/1250th sec
ISO 640
A17-7405
 
Built by General Electric Transportation Systems in January 1998 and numbered 711. This series of locomotives (a total of 18 would be built) were built to replace the EMD FL9's. These "Dual-Mode" units were built to operate on diesel power above-ground and on third-rail electric power when in the tunnels going into New York's Penn Station. With funding provided by the State of New York, these units have been or will be repainted into Phase III with a special "Empire Service" emblem on each side. Historical information about this locomotive provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.