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National Railway Historical Society

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Railfan Pictures of the Day - 07/25/2006

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Torresdale Station Philadelphia PA July 23 2006

At its normal operating speed, photographing the Acela Express from a station platform is usually relegated to one or two approach shots and a couple going away shots. However, on Sunday afternoon, at least a pair of crawled by Torresdale Station for some unknown reason, and Steve Heelis was able to get each car as they passed at a mere 5 to 10 MPH.

Leading the first train, Set 13, was Power Unit 2027 (with AMTRAK logo and nose pinstripe).

Business Class End Car 3408
Business Class Car 3552
Cafe Car 3318
Business Class Car 3529
Business Class Car 3537
First Class End Car 3213
Power Unit 2033 (without AMTRAK logo and nose pinstripe)


All pictures July 23 2006 Copyright © 2006 Steve Heelis (aka Tiggerhappy1977)

Photographs for personal use only. All rights reserved by original owner of image. Reproduction or redistribution in any form without express written permission is prohibited.

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