Amtrak work train KH709 is tied down in Hartford yard for the night. Power consist of GP38H-3 and two MP15DCs.
Vermonter 55 passing through Hartford yard.
Springfield shuttle 475 passing through Hartford yard.
Connecticut Southern train CSO-4 arriving in Hartford yard.
CSO-2 approaches Hamilton St. (MP-35) in Hartford.
Amtrak's Vermonter passes Connecticut's capitol on its way to Hartford Union Station. The lonely Vermonter is the only revenue passenger train running on the line currently, as all shuttle and reg... (more)
CT Southern (CSOR) RR train CSO-5 returns to Hartford from points north on 07-22-2016. The leading locomotive is painted in New England Central livery but is indeed a CSOR train.
CSO-2 accelerates through Hartford with the RailAmerica schemed GP38 in the lead and a consist of cars for Wallingford in tow. The newly constructed Fastrak busway is to the left of the main.
Eastbound Penn Central freight with in the lead Alco FA-1 1330 ex-New Haven 0401.
With the construction embargoes on Amtrak's Springfield Line, Hartford Yard can be a flurry of activity in the early afternoon when the line re-opens for several hours each weekday. CSO-4 with its... (more)
New Haven EMD GP9 1218, and 1224 with Alco RS11 1412. From my slide collection with no name on slide.
Power from New England Central sits on a Connecticut Southern train at the latter's yard just outside of downtown Hartford.
As America's "Superhighways" gained popularity in the 1950s, they began to follow railroad right of ways. Hartford, CT is an excellent example of how highways were built next to railroa... (more)
The Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus Blue Unit train arrives in Hartford from Providence.