Valley Railroad locomotive 40 leads the second North Pole Express train of the night through the north end of Essex, bound for the "North Pole" with a train load of happy families.
The last North Pole Express for the night heads north through Chester, CT with a trainload of families visiting with Santa and his elves.
Providence and Worcester NR4 rolls southbound at track speed, approaching the Jewett City High and Wide Detector.
Providence and Worcester NR4 sports an ex-BNSF widecab while working at the Tar Yard Limits
The first night of North Pole Express trains out of Essex, Connecticut on the Valley Railroad began with four runs to the "North Pole". Here the second run passes through the Centerbrook section ... (more)
Phase III E8 before its famous CR and PRR life. The diesel power off an inbound NEC train from Boston has just cut off and is rolling SB. The 499 is one of 5 E8's rebuilt with HEP by Amtrak in 197... (more)
While the Valley RR is famous for their steam power, the popular dinner trains are typically hauled by one of two slightly less glamorous GE switchers, which actually predate the Chinese-built ste... (more)
The Valley Railroads recreated New Haven 2-8-2 departs Essex with the final train of the day.
The Valley Railroads recreated New Haven 2-8-2 steams along the Connecticut River with a morning train for Chester.
Housatonic Railroad GP35's 3601 and 3604 passes the old depot in downtown Canaan, CT, during switching moves.
A scene from the 10th Annual Night Photo Shoot at the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum in Willimantic, Connecticut. Lighting provided by Steve Barry
Mass Bay RRE sponsored a Trip on the P&W from Worcester, MA to Willimantic, CT and return. The return trip is seen skirting along Acme Pond.
The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum hosted its 10th annual night photo shoot. Here, ex New Haven FL9 is sitting at the Chaplin Station. Thanks to Tom Nanos for a great night.
Once in a lifetime opportunity. VTR 303 on the NECR in Franklin, CT. After switching Koff Koff Feeds, NECR 608 will head for the NECR/PW interchange in Willimantic, CT.
Connecticut DOT train 1697 pulls into the Old Saybrook Amtrak station to pick up commuters bound for New Haven.