After switching Specialty Minerals (SPEM), NX-13 is seen coming of the south leg of the wye in Canaan, CT. They will then travel north on the main to pick up their consist for the trip south to Ne... (more)
After swapping cars with the NX-11 crew handling yard duties, Housatonic Railroad Company road job NX-12 accelerates away from the Wye and passes the restored Canaan Union Station, as it begins it... (more)
NX-12 sets of some cars at Specialty Minerals in Canaan, CT on a bright and cold Sunday morning.
With a trio of turbocharged, dynamic braking equipped Electro-Motive General Purpose "Geep" units as power, the crew of NX-12 throttles up 3601 as they approach the Sand Road crossing so... (more)
Engineer Neal works the HRRC's "newest" locomotive, GP7r #22 kicking cars at the Sheffield Plastics trans-load behind Connecticut State Police Troop B in Canaan, CT. The 22 was rebuilt by the Sant... (more)
NX13 pauses while shuffling cars around Canaan with some late summer sunlight beaming down on GP35 3601. Thanks to a state grant, the historic New Haven/Central New England Railroad station is fin... (more)
" Just Another Day on The Berkshire Hills Route"
Housatonic Railroad's NX-12 heads north over Orchard Rd in Canaan, CT before shoving back south to pick up some cars on a sid... (more)
Housatonic (ex Pennsy) Geep 35 and ex BAR Geep 9 set out to move this lone gon on a blustery February morning.
A line of Housatonic equipment sits next to the engine shops on this sunday evening, the Alco CS RS-3M is used on only special reason, the other 3 havent moved in years.
Quiet Sunday evening at the Housatonic engine shops, a Pair of GP35s & their "Newest" member of the fleet, an Old GP7 from up north in Maine.
Milepost 48 On The Housatonic Line.
At their final resting place, 2 Ex Norfolk Southern High Hood EMD GP38s sit at the Housatonic engine shops baking in the sun, these units have been here for years and have not moved since, the 2 u... (more)
Up close in person with the EMD GP35
On the Way home, my friend Johnnie Mac and myself stopped by the Housatonic engine shops for some shots of the power sitting out in the sun.
The HRRC's only RS3m sit on the storage track at their engine facility in Canaan, CT.