I Said, "Wait a Minute, Chester, You Know I'm a Peaceful Man"In 1849, the Rutland and Burlington Railroad opened for service, linking Bellows Falls with Burlington, Vermon... (more)
It's All Downhill From HereJust south of Mount Holly, Vermont, the old Rutland Railroad line to Bellows Falls crests the summit. On September 12, 2016, Vermont Rail System train VR... (more)
Red Amongst the GreeneryJust outside the town of Cuttingsville, Vermont Railway GP38 207 and its train pass through the late summer foliage on its way to Bellows Falls, Vermont. On... (more)
Years Ago, This Would Have All Been Green and YellowThe power for Vermont Rail System train GMRC 263-12 has just coupled onto its cars, and is backing through the yard in order to a... (more)
Notch Train 162 is en route back to North Conway from Fabyan Station. The train has a 9 car passenger car consist today and is loaded with sightseers enjoying the natural scenery of Crawford Notch... (more)
Idling away the time until it returns to Avon.
A loaded rail train rolls south around MP 15 on the Marquette Sub. The train is 15 miles from Samoa, IA, transversing the line along the Mississippi River. The non-turbo geeps was a nice change of... (more)
In the early days of Conrail, all of the six-axle Alco Centuries were based in Ohio for heavy drag freight service, and the epicenter was Mingo Junction. A long weekend visit yielded less of the b... (more)
DAVIS OK October 1973 -- Santa Fe GP38 3512 leads a train around the curve south of Davis OK. Also in the lashup are a U30CG, a U23B, a GP30 and another GP38. Variety like this made railfanning in... (more)
Remnants of the Central VermontAfter waiting for Amtrak Vermonter #55 to pass, New England Central train #600, a local (Bethel VT to White River Junction VT), has a single em... (more)
Just Before the Fall Colors ArriveVermont Rail System train GMRC 263-12 passes under Highway 103 in Chester, Vermont, as it makes its way from Rutland to Bellows Falls on September ... (more)
A vintage car waits at the crossing as 252 and 216 so their runaround of the consist at Fabyan Station to pull the Notch Train back to North Conway.
On the State LineVermont Rail System train NPWJ-12, a Newport VT to White River Junction VT train, heads south on the western bank of the Connecticut River at Kendall, near Norwich,... (more)
Covered Bridges + Vermont Railway = Classic Green Mountain StateVermont Rail System train GMRC 263-12 (Rutland to Bellows Falls) passes in front of an iconic covered bridge in Barto... (more)
The North Conway Station is a very historic place. The 1874 iconic depot was the arrival point of Boston & Maine trains that brought visitors to the Mount Washington Valley for many years. The Con... (more)