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BONUS: Railfanning At The Rochester High Falls
  After photographing the Pine Tree Limited at Letchworth State Park, I knew I wanted to get in some more railfanning and take advantage of the beautiful weather we had in Western New York. Being less than an hour from Rochester and knowing I haven't been to the High Falls yet this year, going back to Downtown Rochester seemed like a logical choice. I did want to try and photograph an Amtrak train there in addition to whatever freight trains would be passing through. So after being directed up a road on the GPS that went from a paved road, to a dirt road, to a hiking trail, I eventually made it out of the park and made the drive up to Rochester on I-390. After parking the car in a nearby ramp, I headed out to the Platt Street Bridge over the Genesee River which is located right next to the Genesee Beer Brewery and provides a great view of the High Falls. Included here are photos taken on my brief stop here. Enjoy...
The first train of the day basically snuck up on me as I was walking on the Platt Street Bridge! Here we have
CSX Train Q-157 with a pair of BNSF units leading, with the leader being GE ES44DC #7510.

Next up is westbound CSX Train Q-019 lead by CSX GE ES40DC #5481.
Next up, we have westbound CSX Train Q-003 lead by GE AC4400CW #443.
Amtrak Empire Service Train #281 crosses over the High Falls having just departed the Rochester Station.
Today's train had GE P32AC-DM #707 for power, with the train on its way to Niagara Falls.

And finally, after driving back to Buffalo from Rochester and having a quick dinner, I headed to Buffalo-Depew Station to
photograph Amtrak Empire Service Train #283. Tonight's train had GE P32AC-DM #715 for power.

  Overall, this ended up being an excellent day, photographing an incredible passenger train in two locations in Western New York. The train would run to Binghamton, NY, having begun its journey today shortly after sunrise in Cleveland, OH. I'm glad I had the chance to see this as the AAPRCO conference is in a different part of the country every year so the opportunity to see the train doesn't come along that often! I hope you enjoyed this travelogue & photos as much as I did experiencing it. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me at Special thanks goes to AAPRCO, and for historical information about the cars in the train. Railroad fonts used in this travelogue were purchased from Until next time, Happy Railfanning...