NYC second generation power heads into Nevins to pick up freight consist.. Brand new 1966 Dodge trucks on the left in the autoracks are probably all gone by now. In secret board rooms PRR and NYC ... (more)
New England States Express is running 60 MPH on straight section before hitting the curves at Woodville. This train always had three to five E units for power. Usually an E8 would lead with any ... (more)
The first time in months that solid Alco FA power has showed up in New England and, we are railfaning this very day in Framingham in spite of near zero temp in light snow.
Alcos fly by coasting downgrade at track speed.
The silence of Chochituate Reservoir is broken briefly by light engines headed west to pick up a train at Worcester.
The E8As get a shove on to the siding they will now call home, appropriately leading 5 New York Central coaches.
A look at some of the equipment on hand at the museum, including a former UP E9A 912A painted as "New York Central 4096". The various pieces of New Haven and Pennsylvania Railroad equipment in th... (more)
Cigar band E unit pulling the grade near Woodville with the New England States Express.
The "Wolverine" on its way to Detroit
Even the "Cigar Band" paint scheme doesn't look so bad from the perspective of 2008!
One of the FM's that show the Raymond Loewy design touches including the "half-moon" shaped window panes is spotted on a track at North Bergen roundhouse. The curved window panes were eliminated ... (more)
Here's another view of the 5800 in the North Bergen engine facility.