Amtrak's Great Dome on the Adirondack, October 6, 2011. Repainted this year in the "Phase III" livery as part of Amtrak's 40th Anniversary observance.
The Administration Building of the State University of New York at Albany looms over trees as seen from Rensselaer. The building was formerly the hedquarters of the Delaware & Hudson Railway and is still known as the "D&H Building"
Crossing the Hudson River into Albany
Inside the dome
Passing a lock on the Champlain Canal near Whitehall, NY
Following the shore of Lake Champlain
Sunset in the dome (with Vince)
Supposed to be a picture entering Montreal over the St. Lawrence River. Kind of artsy, though!
The main concourse of Montreal's former Windsor Station. Now an office lobby area.
Winged Victory sculpture is a memorial to Canadian Pacific Railway personnel who died in World War II
Several Montreal commuter lines now terminate downtown at Lucien-L'allier station. The station is named for the builder of Montreal's Metro. The commuter and metro stations are connected.
Preapring to board the AMT Candiac line train for Saint-Constant - stop nearest to Exporail museum site
A different view of the St. Lawrence River
Here begin several views at the Exporail museum
View from a locomotive service pit
Not all the exhibits are trains ... but this railway inspection auto was also equipped to run on tracks
Electric Boxcab locomotive used on the Deux-Montagnes line from 1918 to 1995
Miniature railway at Exporail
A horse-drawn public transport vehicle intended to operate on snow
Early horse-drawn omnibus
At Saint-Constant station
Bridge over the St. Lawrence
Inside Biodome - rain forest habitat
A porcupine in a tree
Amtrak Saratoga Springs station
Sculptures commemorating printing
Inside the Saratoga Springs station
Welcome to North Creek, NY in the Adirondacks
Terminus of the Saratoga & North Creek Railway
Goose Pond Inn, a B&B
The namesake goose pond. No geese, though.
Tracks along the Hudson River in North Creek
North Creek railway yard area
Oktoberfest at the Gore Mountain gondola terminus
Riding the gondola
At the summit
Asirondack views from Gore Mountain
Train time at North Creek (not the departure I rode)
S&NC dome car "imported" from Alaska cruise line service
It's not in Arizona any more. Same management, though.
The dome diner
Beginning of the Walkway over the Hudson State Park - the Poughkeepsie Bridge trail
Some old railroad ties and remnants of the old right-of-way (went out of service in 1974)
Still on the Poughkeepsie side
Midway over the river
The west bank
Looking back at Poughkeepsie
View of the walkway bridge from near the Amtrak/Metro North station
A burbling creek in Poughkeepsie
Metro North train
The new One World Trade Center building under construction in lower Manhattan. The building is on the site of the former 6 World Trade Center building that fell following the 9/11/2001 terror attack.
One of the memorial pools on the footprints of the former World Trade Center towers
Detail of interior of pool
Names of those who lost their lives in the attack are inscribed on the walls around the pools
Open space in the former WTC plaza has been left open
Detail of cascade flow