Job 2 heading to Brownville Jct at Long Pond where a conductor and a rear brakeman could see the entire train from the caboose and check for hot boxes.
The July 11 Central Maine & Quebec train Job 1 is rounding a sweeping curve along Long Pond, Maine with CMQ AC4400CW 1006 and SD40-2F 9022 leading the hefty westbound.
Ex CP 9010, now CMQ 9010 smokes its up alittle bit coming up the hill leading Job 1 from Brownville east through Long Pond in the evening sun.
On the final miles to Jackman.
September has always been a good month for me & Maine, with word coming down of a lengthy curfew pushing CMQ Jobs 1 & 2 into darkness over the state AND imminent roster changes to boot, combined w... (more)
With plenty of color in the woods of northern Maine, CMQ's Job 2 starts to lean into the curve by Parlin Stream, along the shore of Long Pond to the right. They're ten miles from Jackman, with ano... (more)
MMA Job 2 coming into Long Pond. The pond can be seen in the background. This area used to be brush free and the conductor could see his entire train