A Friday morning departure of the Pan Am Railways Office Car Special (OCS) train from East Deerfield Yard (MA) provided several opportunities for photos that aren't typically available as eastboun... (more)
Pioneer Valley SW1 27 clatters across the Conrail diamond at Westfield, MA, a few days after the railroad's startup. The 43-year-old switcher is on former New Haven trackage, crossing the former B... (more)
Fresh out of the paint shop and resplendent in its bright new coat of Pinsly red, Pioneer Valley SW1 27 poses at the railroad's Westfield, MA, headquarters a few days after the line's July 1982 st... (more)
The POSE (Portland - Selkirk) is on it's way into Ayer, during some of the only sunlight of the day before the thunderstorms settle into the area.
It's not the Fourth of July, but this old Alco is doing a good impression of a sparkler as it works the waterfront trackage along Atlantic Avenue in Boston. Penn Central S2 9859 is obviously of Ne... (more)
A few EMD products idle in the Lawrence yard on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. Note: taken from a parking lot adjacent to the yard. Luckily for me the fence was partially flattened, presumably ... (more)
MEC 3404, one of five ex-Quebec North Shore & Labrador SD 40-2s on the roster, leads the weekly unit Slurry trains eighty six loads across the stone arch bridge over Fall RIver at 23:21. The stone... (more)
The westbound Lakeshore limited Amtrak P449 hustles through Chester, MA just has the annual Chester On Track wraps it up until next year.
NS 23K begins to slowly depart from Ayer, seen crawling through Patterson Road crossing in Shirley behind a shiny new Tier IV GEVO, a dash 9, and the bumblebee.
Boston & Maine GP38-2 205 carefully pokes its nose through a narrow rock cut as it leads train EDSP (East Deerfield-Springfield, MA) out of the East Deerfield yard and down the "loop" co... (more)
The POSE (Portland - Selkirk) enters the wye in Ayer on it's way into the Hill Yard. The second unit on this train brought the railfans out of the woodwork.
The 415 waits for the 422 to clear before it approaches the Ayer station to drop off it's commuters from Boston.
A set of New Haven road freight power consisting of two U25Bs bracketing a Century 425 has arrived at Boston from the west and pulled into the service pit at Dover Street Yard for fueling. These d... (more)
I was finally able to catch the 23K in decent sunlight, after a long Seattle-like stretch of weather in Massachusetts. There was a gentleman behind me who had much the same idea as I did this day.