RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 942 Amtrak ASEA AEM-7 at Halethorpe, Maryland by Matt Donnelly
  Login Sign Up 

Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo

Amtrak (more..)
ASEA AEM-7 (more..)
Winans Interlocking (more..)
Halethorpe, Maryland, USA (more..)
June, 2016
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
AMTK 942 (more..)
AMTK 942 (more..)
Matt Donnelly (more..)
Contact Photographer
Remarks & Notes 
I had the rare and distinct honor of photographing the AEM-7 Farewell Excursion photo op from the head end. The engineer tugs at the whistle cord to sound the horn as we proceed into the MARC station at Halethorpe for photo op. AEM-7s are the last major locomotive fleet in service to feature a pull cord horn valve, as most modern locomotives have electronic push buttons that don't offer as much control to the engineer in how the horns are sounded. A video montage of the final run is on the Amtrak official youtube channel for anyone interested in seeing more from this day.
Community Response Photo Comments (3) 
Views: 12,750     Favorited: 38
Since added on August 02, 2016

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (5)+ Add to Album
At the Throttle

Album created by member Spencer T. Whitman
Album Views: 13,701
In cab shots of locomotives
Unseen Aspects

Album created by member ckeefer58
Album Views: 745,453
Pictures of things often unseen in the world of railroading. Interesting equipment, operations, and people that help the railroad go around.

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 1,881,896
Over 35.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 94,421
Various interiors - buildings, trains, etc.

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 350,020
Looking for rare, obscure, or otherwise exotic locomotives? Look here!
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

No header data found for this image.

Photo Copyright 2016 Matt Donnelly. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.