Rolling Through The Swamp....Friday October 20th B&R job rolls south along a swamp just before arriving in North Bennington.
I was lucky to catch the famous Vermont Railway 431 (SD70M-2) at the North Bennington, Vermont station on 6/28/2017 working the job from Rutland. The station was built by the Rutland Railroad in 1... (more)
On a crisp frigid Sunday afternoon, the B&R "extra" arrives at North Bennington Yard with an interesting quartet of hand me down EMD power. The crew will drop the 21 cars out of Rutland here bef... (more)
The freshly painted Vermont Railway 431 departs North Bennington after making it's first trip down the B & R Main from Rutland. The historic former Rutland Railroad station is on the right. The Su... (more)
Timing was just about as perfect for lighting with the noonish arrival of the Sunday salt extra with six units to the mill. The fresh paint on the leader VTR 431 practically glowed as it switch... (more)
The freshly painted Vermont Railway 431 arrives at the former Rutland Railroad yard at North Bennington after making it's first trip down the B & R Main from Rutland. The Sunday extra has Pan Am i... (more)
The Sunday salt extra rumbles into North Bennington with a colorful assortment of VRS and leased power.
Looking good in it's sexy red dress for it's maiden run down the Bennington Branch on a crisp Sunday afternoon.
The freshly painted Vermont Railway 431 switches at North Bennington after making it's first trip down the B & R Main from Rutland. The Sunday extra has dropped some Pan Am interchange cars in the... (more)
Newly minted VTR 431 pauses by the beautiful old North Bennington Station as it prepares to head south to pick up 69 salt loads at Hoosick Junction. The 431 is making its maiden voyage down the... (more)
The fall colors of Vermont and the Rutland Job sit in the sun.
First time up in Vermont on the VTR line, here we catch the local from Rutland sitting in the North Bennington Yard getting ready to move cars around.
Fresh Paint: Having finished interchanging with Vermont Railway, recently repainted MEC SD40-2 #614 leads ST Train XO-1 out of North Bennington Yard as it begins its return trip to Mechanic... (more)
With light snow falling Pan Am 3402 (ex QNSL, note the extra large fuel tank) begins drilling cars to take over to Eagle Bridge.
The Rutland to North Bennington job has just arrived at the small North Bennington yard to interchange with Pan Am. The old Rutland freight office is on the right.