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Date: 02/11/19 20:09
DC Area Shots
Author: dwatry

I was in DC a few weeks ago for a conference and managed to get away from work for a few shots around the area.

1)  Southbound CSX coal train at Crystal City.
2)  Same.
3)  Southbound VRE at Crystal City. 
 








Date: 02/11/19 20:12
Re: DC Area Shots
Author: dwatry

4)  Going-away shot of VRE train at Crystal City.  I had been hoping for a shot looking this direction of a northbound Amtrak NE Regional train, but the VRE train was late and blocked the view of ther Amtrak train.  Good location for future reference though!
5)  Rode MARC up to Rockville - caught this MARC power of several generations just north of Union Station.
6)  MARC train in Rockville. 
 








Date: 02/11/19 20:17
Re: DC Area Shots
Author: dwatry

7)  Westbound MARC train approaching Rockville.
8)  Westbound WMATA Red Line train approaching Rockville - 3000 series train.
9)  Eastbound WMATA Red Line train at Rockville - newest 7000 series train.
 








Date: 02/11/19 20:20
Re: DC Area Shots
Author: dwatry

10)  Westbound Red Line train at Dupont Circle.
11)  Escalators at Dupont Circle - triumph of Brutalist architecture!
12)  More concrete - Dupont Circle. 
 








Date: 02/12/19 07:04
Re: DC Area Shots
Author: nm2320

Looks like lighting has improved at Metro stations. Much brighter than I remember. 



Date: 02/12/19 10:07
Re: DC Area Shots
Author: dcorreia

Metro is converting station lighting to LEDs.



Date: 02/12/19 17:23
Re: DC Area Shots
Author: cabsignaldrop

Great series of photos.  Thanks for sharing.



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