An overview of part of the Connecticut Department of Transportation New Haven Shops shows a diverse mix of motive power and equipment. In the foreground are a pair of New Haven-heritage FL-9Ms, C... (more)
Framed by the parking lot lights, FL-9m 2024 pauses at Dover station for this night shot. The engineer dimmed the headlights for this shot.
At almost 46 years old, CDOT FL-9M 2024 poses for a cab-shot during a stop in Dover. Built in 11-1960, Serial# 22004, the 2014 has seen 5 railroads in it's career. Originally NH 2058, PC 5058, CR ... (more)
With the excursion train paused at West Cornwall for the first photo stop on the trip, the Metro North condutor speaks with the Housatonic pilot engineer. This train was the first passenger run op... (more)
The whole excursion train is seen in this photo waiting to depart Stamford.
Paused to drop off passengers, the 2027 and train are on the last leg of the trip to Wassaic station (final stop). The 2027 is one of the remaning few of a dwindling fleet of FL-9's.
At 44 years old, CDOT FL-9M 2014 poses for a cab-shot during a stop in Dover. Built in 11-1960, Serial# 21987, the 2014 has seen 5 railroads in it's career. Originally NH 2041, PC 5041, CR 5041, ... (more)
Caked with snow, the 2024 is about to pass the old Dover Station (now a coffee house) before it makes it's scheduled stop in Dover.
A northbound kicks up a little snow as it rounds the curve out of Wingdale heading towards Dover Plains. The 2027 can just barely be seen at the front of the train.
Just a hint of color can be seen in the backround as FL-9M 2016 rounds the curve before stopping at Dover Plains station.
The famous "bulldog" nose of this FL-9M is part of a dying breed. Nice to see that this one is still in good shape. Unusual consist of one car today.