A local shoves some tankers up the wye onto the mainline before it heads west. Unfortunately this was the only shot I could get before chasing away some guy peeing on my truck. The freak show at t... (more)
A pair of Boston & Maine GP39-2s in Guilford gray and orange are in charge of train MELA (Mechanicville, NY, to Lawrence, MA), eastbound at Ayer, MA, on a spring afternoon
A few cars from the loaded grain train came off the tracks in Ayer. Luckily there were no injuries or significant damage.
The EDPO with the 606 "snoot nose" leading, backs down the wye in Ayer to pick up some cars before it proceeds to Portland.
Three units, three railroads: Maine Central GP38 261 teams up with a D&H GP39-2 and a B&M GP9 on B&M/MEC runthrough train MEBA (Mechanicville, NY, to Bangor, ME), seen eastbound at Ayer, MA. Color... (more)
The 23K awaits its departure west, with a foreign visitor in tow. Today one couldn't throw a stone without hitting another railfan in Ayer.
The POSE (Portland - Selkirk) is on it's way into Ayer, during some of the only sunlight of the day before the thunderstorms settle into the area.
The POSE (Portland - Selkirk) enters the wye in Ayer on it's way into the Hill Yard. The second unit on this train brought the railfans out of the woodwork.
The 415 waits for the 422 to clear before it approaches the Ayer station to drop off it's commuters from Boston.
The 23K waits for a couple of MBTA commuter trains before beginning it's long journey west to Chicago.
After a re-crew at the yard, PAR 1 leads a blue all EMD consist out of the wye at Ayer with the Ringling Bothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train. This is the final season for this train as the ci... (more)