North of Crestwood station
Former NYC sub-station (for third rail power) to left
17:36 Bridgeport to Waterbury arrives at Ansonia
Afternoon commuter train from NYC Grand Central to Poughkeepsie rolls by the "station" at Breakneck Ridge with 2 standard FL9's. MNCR # 2018 trails.
A true difference of decades - the trailing GE is nearly four decades younger than FL9 #486.
Conrail passenger train with two FL9s showing both their NYNH&H and PC/MTA heritage, and a string of former Delaware & Hudson passenger cars heads out of town. The cars are ex Lackawanna Phoebe S... (more)
Twin FL9's with moderate horsepower blast up the grade at Wickford Junction. In steam days this was a helper location.
Platform lights could use some shoring up!
Cold rain is soaking us as we wait to board one of the last conventional passenger trains to Pittsfield. In 1966 I was still enthusiastic about the New Haven. I also had a sense that the FL9s wou... (more)
Lots of former New Haven equipment
FL9 towing elderly former New Haven "Mutts", which have pans up for interior lighting
Amtrak 69, the NB Adirondack is passing CP-114 as it arrives at Hudson, NY for its station stop. The FL9 will be cut off at Albany.
About to haul Metroliner trainset west; catenary undergoing maintenance
The Patriot and Bay State meet at Providence.