22K with S&A HU passes under the former B&M signal bridge as it enters CPF385.
Mountain railroading. Q264 crosses over the Lower Valley Rd grade crossing as he cuts his way through the Berkshire Mountains.
The Twilight Years: Amtrak's AEM-7 fleet has served the railroad well for over 35 years. They plied the Northeast Corridor for almost as long as the venerable GG1 electrics they replaced. But now,... (more)
22K with the S&A Heritage unit passes recently donated ex MBTA PCC car #3321 which was built by Pullman Standard in Worcester in 1951. Photo taken at the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum.
Making good work of the 1.5% Grade CSX Q022 thunders though the town of Hinsdale, MA on a sunny Saturday morning.
CSX Q264 slowly works his way through Hinsdale, MA as he climbs the west slope of the Washington Hill Grade on CSX's Berkshire Subdivision with a massive 125 car train.
Ex Bridgton & Saco River 7 (Baldwin 1913) 2-foot gauge. I shot the freight at Edaville.
After departed East Deerfield Yard with a fresh crew, our first location on the chase is Erving, MA behind the old freight house, not long of a wait, NS 28N with the NYC Heritage makes there way t... (more)
After finishing his work in G-Vegas, NS 28N heads long hood forward back to his train in great evening light
Making the reverse move at Gardner, the conductor or 28N rides the trailing SD70 back to hook up to there train after making a drop off to the P&W
After doing some work in Gardner, 28N runs light back to the rest of his train with the conductor riding on the rear of NS 2521 a former Conrail SD70.
Not something you see every day here on the P&W, GMTX SD60's leading GRWO, long hood forward! Here they are coming into the yard, through an impressive bridge structure.
As we were waiting for 28N, Pan Am local ED8 showed up with two GP40-2Ws leading a cut of tank cars. Pan Am 503 (the lead GP40) smokes up a storm as he enters Deerfield Yard.
The chase continues as 28N cruses through Otter River, MA at a steady 25MPH.
Now in Otter River with the sun light perfect, the 1066 NYC Heritage coast by at 25MPH which his next spot in Gardner, MA to make a drop off.