Monday morning, BM GP40 #332, the last GP40 to wear Boston & Maine, derailed just West of Lawrence yard as the power for a Lawrence local job. BM #332 dug into the dirt after leaving the rails and... (more)
Getting a wave from a friendly crewmember on a hazy August morning.
On the Boston & Maine, "West Shores" was the name given to all traffic interchanged with New York Central, (and later Penn Central), at Selkirk Yard, New York. This traffic ran via Rotterdam Junct... (more)
Pan Am heritage GP9's B&M 77 and MEC 52 pose for night photos at the Glory Days of the Railroad festival in White River Junction VT.
Second view of a photographer's delight. A lashup in Vermont's beautiful Northeast Kingdom. A visit to St. Johnsbury was like a visit to a candy store in that era- so much to choose from. To the ... (more)
While exploring the abandoned Franklin & Tilton Railroad, I came across a cache of more than a dozen Boston & Maine mileposts, whistle posts, and other concrete posts and signage laying in the adj... (more)
Ghostly Remains, Part 2. Another shot of the abandoned Gerrish Depot station in Boscawen, New Hampshire. For caption information, clic... (more)
Boston & Maine 306 is actually a light engine parked next to this EB that is headed up by BM 324 and MEC 285. The 324 is an ex Conrail GP40, ex CR 3234, ex PC 3234. The 285 is an ex D&H U23B, ex D... (more)
Guilford ownership is in the wind but still 6 months away as a nice set of B&M units sits in the small yard at Rotterdam with an EB off Conrail. This train came out of Conrail's Selkirk Yard. Due ... (more)
Forty years ago, in 1973, the last train rumbled across this line. Today, this is a place for the intrepid explorer to enjoy solitude while pondering the vestiges of a lost way of rural life. It... (more)
BURNED AND SCORCHED, BUT STILL STANDING. If you've been a Railpictures viewer for a while, you may recall my shot of a couple of teenagers Railroad: Boston & MaineLocomotive: NoneLocation: Franklin, New Hampshire, USALocomotive #: NoneTrain ID: NonePhoto Date: October 20, 2013
Ghostly Remains, Part 1. With Halloween approaching, and with the warm tones of autumn quickly fading, a series of twilight photos of the abandoned train station at Gerrish Depot, New Hamp... (more)
OLDEST RAIL on Railpictures? Left to rust in the New Hampshire woods is what I believe to be the oldest stick of rail portrayed on this site. Perhaps it is the rarest, too. The St. Alban... (more)
Tim Pancurak photo via Tom Golden collection.