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Photos Taken Along The Route Of Amtrak's Empire Service
Amtrak Empire Service Train #284 having just arrived at Buffalo-Depew Station on December 17th, 2010.
One of the new signs at Buffalo-Depew Station that line the platform.
The Erie Canal.
My Garmin Nuvi GPS! Interesting how it shows a car riding on the tracks and the tracks are listed as "Conrail"!
Train #284 at Syracuse, NY.
Alliance Bank Stadium located near the Syracuse Station, home of the Syracuse Chiefs AAA Baseball team.
The Snowy Syracuse Transit Center which is used by Amtrak and local/inter-city buses.
Train #284 at Utica, NY which is home to the southern terminus of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad.
This westbound CSX freight snuck up on me in Utica!
New York Central 0-6-0 Steamer #6721 on display at Utica Union Station.
Rear view of #6721.
Wide view of Train #284 with the steamer!
Welcome to Schenectady, NY.
On December 20th, 2010, we see a new signal mast near an old one on the old D&H
(now Canadian Pacific) main that parallels the CSX main at Schenectady.
Now arriving at Schenectady is Amtrak Empire Service Train #281!
Today's train has P32AC-DM #704 on the lead.
Train #281 taking a break at Utica Union Station.
Train #281 on the right, with equipment from the Adirondack Scenic Railroad on the left at Utica.
Train #281 taking a break at Syracuse, NY.
Train #281 Medium Clear Signal - Now Departing Syracuse...