Housy GP35 3600 entering New Milford yard limits at CP-HAT with the high-wide transformer load. I have no idea why its called HAT, but that's what the sign says!
The weather is getting colder and the trees are changing color, perfect time for a back road, some geeps, and jointed rail in western CT!
Housatonic NX12 pokes out of the trees on this Sunday morning ride to New Milford
Housatonic NX12 is seen here grabbing the 3602 for their train, while leaving the 22 for Monday's NX10 in the New Milford Yard
After dropping off cars for NX10 in New Milford, NX12 returns seen retuning north along Housatonic Ave with 22 in the lead.
3602, the power for the daily NX10 switcher, sleeps on the siding as NX13 rolls by on the main with a cut of boxcars for Kimberly-Clark.
The 3602 holds in the siding in New Milford over the weekend during blue hour. The fully restored ex-New Haven railroad station can be seen a bit further down. Normally, motive power is either kep... (more)
Cold rain is soaking us as we wait to board one of the last conventional passenger trains to Pittsfield. In 1966 I was still enthusiastic about the New Haven. I also had a sense that the FL9s wou... (more)
Having finished their Sunday trip from Canaan, Housatonic power idles.
Restored former New Haven RR depot now alongside Housatonic RR track