Train has gone all the way to Hazens, well past this usual turning spot at Crawford Notch.
Over the winter of 1994-1995, the railroad began shopping for additional motive power and cars. Following two trips to Canada, two former VIA RAIL CANADA (ex-CN) Model FP-9 diesel-electric locomot... (more)
Conway Scenic 573 has cut away from the train and cleared the crossing as another satisfied group of passengers begin the journey home. The 573 will lead one more train to the North Pole before it... (more)
The organized night photo session has become a staple of Railfan Weekend at the Conway Scenic. The night before, however, I held my own little "disorganized" night photo session. A couple of my ... (more)
Passengers on the "Notch Train" enjoy a spectacular view as they cross the Willey Brook Trestle near Crawford Notch. This location is a steep hike up from the highway, seen down in the valley floo... (more)
A couple of hikers pause on the trail to Arethusa Falls to watch the notch train roll through the vibrant autumn scenery.
From Pete Lerro's fine charter last January. While it's great that Barlett still has a trainorder signal, somehow it seems it should show red rather than green given the direction of the train. B... (more)
The White Mountains are ablaze with fall colors as one of the last "Notch Trains" of the season rolls across Willey Brook Trestle.
After running to Sawyer River, then the remaining rare mileage to Redstone, and back to Sawyer River, Extra 573 made a quick round trip to Conway as the sun started to set.
Arriving at Conway center...must be train orders awaiting pickup by the crew.
Running cab-end forward against the hazy backdrop of Moat Mountain, 1055 pinch-hits for CSRX's steam loco, which was kept in the barn by ongoing boiler work.
An "extended" Notch Train is seen outside its normal turning point (at Crawford Notch) crossing the trestle by the Fabyan depot. Trains only venture up this far occasionally each year.
I have a definite soft spot in my heart for this engine. Lighting by handheld flash, twilight sky by Mother Nature.
Train returning from Conway will become the dinner train in about an hour.
Notch Train extra stopped at the end of State owned trackage at Hazen's in Whitefield after backing down the Mountain Division from Fabyan's. Railfan's Weekend 2009.