Maine Eastern crosses the bridge at Nequasset while the sun struggles to poke through; a little less cloud cover would have been nice since I was basically risking my life for the shot by standing... (more)
FL9 on the Whippany Line
While normally relegated as a "trail only" unit, Maine Eastern 489 led the Westbound Santa Train for one day in December 2011. This was due t... (more)
Amtrak FL9 486 leads westbound train #63, the "Maple Leaf," along the Hudson River past Pollepel Island and Bannerman's Castle.
After recent rebuild and repaint into the New Haven McGinnis scheme, two CDOT FL9s lead a fan trip on the Danbury Branch (I think).
Cook's Corner Redux. The Maine Eastern excursion train gets out of Brunswick to kick off the ME's final weekend of passenger service.
Depot Road and Station Lane. ME 489 rolls by the abandoned Maine Central depot at South Warren. The depot has clearly seen better days, but I shouldn't judge since I bought a fixer... (more)
ConnDOT FL9s, working in Metro North commuter service, lay over at the Danbury yard in Connecticut.
Take A Bath. ME 489 pulls up to a brief stop at the former Maine Central station at Bath, before continuing on their merry way.
Not far away, a Zumwalt-class destroyer was... (more)
Bandwagon Railfanning. Like a lot of other people, I jumped on the Maine Eastern bandwagon. I was heading east on Route 24 intent on shooting the train crossing a nearby bridge, whe... (more)
By the looks of this FL9, it won't be back on the rails anytime soon.
New Meets Old. FL9 485 was one of the oldest active road diesels on the roster at the time, and F59PHI was one of the newest. What were the odds of catching these two nose to nose?
It was still lookin' good after all those years.
Metro North FL9s, 2033 and 2003, leave Croton Harmon wtih the 1000 New York to Poughkeepsie in October 1992.