While on vacation in Maine with family, i got out on this thursday with a good friend of mine to railfan Pan Am, our first catch was Train POWA from Portland.
Just before 3pm, Amtrak P449, The Lakeshore Limited, rolls westbound during a busy lunch hour at the steaming tender.
Coming off the by pass track, Q427 from Worcester comes into selkirk and heads to the East end of the yard to drop off their train.
On the longest day of the year, Sunday June 21st, a good sortment or power sits in Selkirk yard, couple CSX GEVO's, GP40-2's, Two Ex Union Pacific, Exx Southern Pacific EMD SD45T-2's whicj are hea... (more)
Seen here Departing Selkirk yard is K533 with a big beast (AC6000CW) on the longest day of the year.
At our second location, After being held up at CP 196 for a few westbounds, Q254 gets going again heading east to selkirk, check out the nice reflection of the puddle of the lead engine.
Another SD50-2 leader on an Auto rack, this time on Q254 with a all EMD lash up, we chased this train a few miles because of his slow speed.
Heading eastbound through CP196, loaded auto rack train Q262 with all units facing east and a nice SD50-2 for a leader, don't see to much of these leading main line freights.
Friday morning in Windsor on Amtrak's Springfield Line, Pan Am Railways train PLED (Plainville - East deerfield) throttles up in the morning sun.
Pan Am smoking it up northbound through Windsor.
Friendly wave from the conductor of Q427 as they move down the yard to drop there off at the West end of the yard.
Q620's power pulls out from the CSX shop with a great lash up,CSX YN2 B40-8, CN SD75I & BCOL C40-8M, not bad at all.
First time for me seeing a ES40DC in the YN3b paint scheme, Q427 pulls into Selkirk yard after coming in off the B&A.
In the golden hour Amtrak Train 49 "The lakeshore Limited" highballs through Amsterdam.
A Big 6 and a GP40-2 are cranked through St Johnsville leading a good size empty rack job westbound.