This was my introduction to the Sappi Local....FOUR GP9 heading to Waterville Yard....many hours later than usual.
It won't be long before the item on the left is out plowing the mainline....
After leading the Sappi local into Waterville Yard, the classy green and gold of the high hooded Maine Central Heritage Unit basks in the warn sun. It wouldn't be long before the crew got back on... (more)
With the first pair of Pan Am Railway leasers on point, the Sappi Mill local has made it's run down from Hinckley to Waterville. Now they are in the process of switching cars around Waterville Ya... (more)
Just a short distance away from Pan Am's Waterville Yard, the crew slows their train down as they prepare to enter downtown Waterville. Leading the charge, a rare "snoot nose" SD40-2, formerly a ... (more)
The Waterville Yard crew has their high hooded GP-9 blowing smoke as it moves various cuts of cars around the yard.
The first GMTX GP40-3/RoadSlug set that Pan Am Railways is leasing is seen posed at Waterville, Maine on November 7, 2016. Supplemental lighting from Alien Bees B1600s x3.
Looking more like a model railroader's dream than a real working railroad, Pan Am Railway's Waterville, Maine yard can often appear fictional. With power from recently-arrived SAPPI-3 in the hole... (more)
Pan Am Railways' newest editions - leased GMTX road slug set, GP40-3 3050 and RoadMate 958, are seen arriving at the PAR Waterville yard with the SAPPI-3 train from the Hinckley, ME SAPPI paper mi... (more)
Guilford-Maine Central EMD SD40 No.602, Ex-Detroit Edison SD40 No.006
This ancient sand tower appears to be much older than the Alco S2 that it is feeding when I stopped in here some 38 years ago.
Guilford Transportation Industries Diesel Shops at Waterville, Maine. Springfield Terminal EMD SW-1 1400 Ex-B&M 1118.
Springfield Terminal EMD GP7 19 former MEC 580 with GP9 58 in Guilford yard, Waterville, Maine August 17, 1988
MEC 500 GP40-2L(W) waits just beyond the transfer table on a beautiful late-summer New England day. I believe this was the same unit I rode while conducting a safety inspection when I was with th... (more)