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Amtrak - Northeast (mainly D.C.) - July, 2007

These are from a trip in the first week of July, 2007, from Charlotte, NC to NYC.

Amtrak "Carolinian" at Charlotte, NC, getting ready to leave (northbound) in the early morning.

Two views of the northbound "Carolinian" (train 80) at the station stop in Raleigh, NC.

Arrival at the Richmond, VA (Staples Mill Road) station later that afternoon.

View of the roadbed from the rear window of the Carolinian, south of Washington, DC.

Views at Union Station, Washington, DC., with a few varieties of electric motive power,
including the blue & gray Bombardier HHP-8 units (numbers 650-664).

Older EMD AEM-7 electric locomotive #936 on the move on station trackage, Washington, DC.

The diesel-powered Palmetto (train 90), arrives from Savannah, GA,
led by General Electric P42DC engine #79.

View of the Hell Gate bridge in NYC as seen from a taxi crossing the Triboro Bridge.

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