Test car “Pacific Spirit” is in a push-pull between two units sitting on an old roundhouse lead resting for the night. The train departed early next morning southbound. A contractor was building... (more)
MTY's, MTY's, MTY's, as far as the eye can see. Good to see a little activity in the Paintsville Yard (finally). Also, a CR train can be spotted in the their midst, along with, at about 10;00 o'cl... (more)
In the mid-1960s, the Maine Central had enough local business in Rockland, ME, to station a yard switcher there in addition to the power for the local freight to Brunswick. Alco S4 314 rested in f... (more)
A pair of former New York Central GP40s working in familiar surroundings lead an eastbound Penn Central piggyback train through Selkirk Yard on a fall afternoon.
"Bending the iron" at Monroe, when there was a yard there
The "Birmingham Special" is braking for its stop at Monroe
Trains PB-99 and PB-100 were expedited piggyback trains operating between Chicago and Boston via the Erie Lackawanna, Delaware & Hudson, and Boston & Maine, using pooled power from all three lines... (more)
During the summer and fall of 1968, the Boston & Maine ran a conveyor belt of gravel trains in the form of three trips a day carrying fill for a big highway project from a pit at Bow, NH, to a con... (more)
A trio of maroon and yellow Alco RS-3s leads Boston & Maine train JS-2 (White River Jct., VT, to Springfield, MA) into the big yard at East Deerfield, MA, on a hazy spring morning in the Connectic... (more)
346 in yard
There's no place like home!
Penn Central N9E transfer caboose (a.k.a. cabin car).
Wellsboro Junction, PA (former New York Central branch).
Traveled all the way from Texas to see this beauty and boy did i get lucky to see it setting in a prime spot for this roster shot.
Conrail train NHSE (New Haven, CT, to Selkirk, NY, via Springfield) departs the West Springfield, MA, yard behind a C30-7A trio as an SW1500 switches on an adjacent track.
Newly acquired Massachusetts Central NW5 still wore its Southern Railway colors as it worked for its new shortline owner out of Ware, MA, in the spring of 1982. EMD built only 13 of these 1000hp l... (more)