On a Sunday morning the twin ex CN/VIA Fs perform for a throng of fans that are strung along the small shelf on the west end of the bridge high on the south flank of the Crawford Notch in the shad... (more)
Former Portland Terminal Alco built in 1950 has long been a staple on the Conway Scenic. Once up for sale, she now has a new lease on life and should remain stabled in the North Country for many ... (more)
A few passengers enjoy the fresh air and the view of the White Mountains from the rear platform as Extra 573 heads north up the Mount Washington Valley. Railroad: Conway Scenic RailroadLocomotive: NoneLocation: Conway, New Hampshire, USALocomotive #: CSRX 75955Train ID: CSRX Extra 573Photo Date: September 19, 2009
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.