Valley Railroad Mikado No 3025 pulls a North Pole Express northbound through Chester, Connecticut on a cold December night.
It's the end of an evening on the Naugatuck Railroad. Hundreds of passengers have enjoyed today's three train rides with Santa Claus and his elves, and now it's time to put the train away. U23B #2... (more)
Valley Railroad Mikado No 3025 pulls a Santa Special back to Essex, Connecticut as they pass over the Old Deep River Road crossing in the Centerbrook section of Essex.
The Day After Thanksgiving Me And A Few Friend Went Down To Amtrak's NEC To Watch After Thanksgiving Rush, There Some Extra Train's, Like This One, Amtrak Acela Racing Toward New Haven In The Sun,... (more)
Valley Railroad veteran Mikado No 40 works the south end of Essex yard at the end of the second to last day of the 2013 season. 40 and her distant cousin No 3025 spent the evening hauling four so... (more)
The first unit ethanol train to roam the rails of the Providence and Worcester's Willimantic Branch crawls through Baltic, CT on March 11th, 2010. Five GE's were in charge of this train, 3 of whic... (more)
New Haven J-1A Mikado. The Valley Railroad's J-1A Mikado #3025 takes a holiday Santa Special across the little trestle spanning the Falls River in Centerbrook, Connecticut, just a few hundr... (more)
Checkin' the oil. Valley Railroad locomotive crew members perform a quick check of the lubrication system on the trailing truck of New Haven 3025 during a brief break between their daylight... (more)
During The Heaviest Part Of The Snow During This Storm We Had On This Day, Amtrak Train #56 Vermonter Arrives In Berlin, CT 22 Minutes With Amtrak 152 In The Lead.
Deep River Landing. The Valley Railroad's logo refers to the operation as "The Connecticut Valley Line", and the right-of-way does indeed follow the shoreline of the Connecticut River. Des... (more)
Leaving for the pole in 6 minutes!. A few last-minute arrivals hustle down the platform to their assigned cars, but most of the passengers are already in their seats for the 5:35 PM departu... (more)
Embraced by the Dark - A Valley Railroad North Pole Express pulls into the "North Pole" to pick up Santa and his elves after a fresh snowfall blanketed the area.
Crossing chilly Deep River Creek. Valley Railroad Engineer Ken Blandina takes New Haven 3025 and 8 heavyweight coaches north across the Deep River Creek bridge on a late afternoon Santa Spe... (more)
The trains don't stop here anymore. One of the Valley Railroad's sold-out Santa Specials high-balls past the tiny Chester Station en route to the North Pole, with veteran Engineer Bruce Edg... (more)
Valley Railroad locomotive 40 leads the second North Pole Express train of the night through the north end of Essex, bound for the "North Pole" with a train load of happy families.