Amtrak_448_Warren_MA_Xmas_Day_1982_MOD1_Brian Solomon 092517©Brian Solomon

Amtrak Christmas Day

On this Christmas Day 1982, after a ritual of opening presents, my father, Richard Jay Solomon, brought my brother and I trackside to watch trains. Before Amtrak’s eastward Lake Shore Limited passed Warren, a set of Conrail GP40-2s rolled west on what was then a double track railway. As it was a holiday, Tucker’s Hobbies (Warren’s primary attraction) was closed for business. Leica IIIA with f2.0 Summitar and Kodachrome 64 film; scan adjusted in Photoshop to balance color and modify exposure.

Lake Shore Limited at Warren, Massachusetts Christmas Day

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