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Railfan Pictures of the Day - 07/27/2006
|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.
The first train looking south is pictured here. This train is looking north.
Leading the second train, Set 20, was Power Unit 2026 (with AMTRAK logo and nose pinstripe).
|Business Class End Car 3403|
|Business Class Car 3523|
|Cafe Car 3310|
|Business Class Car 3503|
|Business Class Car 3502|
|First Class End Car 3203|
|Power car 2029|
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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