"Deerfield River Bridge"
A flight of pigeons scatter as Amtrak's northbound Vermonter #56 crosses the Deerfield River on Pan Am's Connecticut River line.
EDPL, the Monday train for the Plainville, CT based PL-1 crew, is chasing Amtrak 55's markers as it blazes down the Conn River Mainline. The crew will spend the next three days in Connecticut, bef... (more)
A pair of B&M buggies have found a nice retirement gig, resting easy next to the recently-upgraded Conn River Mainline. Amtrak's Southbound Vermonter roars by in the background as the two veteran... (more)
Dead In The Water. Amtrak 448 sits on Main 2 in Worcester, dead in the water after a locomotive failure. The crew and passengers continued on to Boston on an MBTA train, and rescue... (more)
"Millers River Bridge"
A pair of New England Central EMDs pull the northbound job from Palmer, MA back north to Brattleboro, VT. The train is crossing the Millers River i... (more)
"Scrap Tie Removal"
Both of Pan Am's heritage GP9s bracket four ex-Delaware & Hudson hoppers full of scrapped ties from Athol, MA.
Pan Am Southern local AY1 comes off the east wye at CPF AY, with loads for the San Vel auto yard.
"Pulling Down the Lead"
A pair of Guilford painted GP40-2s pull a heavy cut of propane gas down towards the signal at the west end of the yard. These two geeps will soon ... (more)
"The Connecticut Job"
A pair of ex-Conrail GP40s lead a southbound local from East Deerfield Yard to Plainville, CT. Shortly after the train starts its trip south they pa... (more)
A pair of CSOR 40-2's sit unassigned in CSX's West Springfield yard ahead of the flanger used by CSX to clear snow and ice from between the rails.
A wreck crane sits on the siding at the entrance of hill yard hopefully not to be needed for a long time
Another set of power makes it way to the servicing area in Deerfield Yard.
Norfolk Southern daily autorack train 28N (Fostoria, OH - Ayer, MA) slowly rounds the bend led by a colorful lashup, including a Canadian National SD75I, a BNSF Dash 9, and most importantly the No... (more)
NS 1077 makes it way to the servicing area after detaching form an empty coal train which 1077 will lead after servicing.
After a quiet late morning/ early afternoon, traffic at East Deerfield started to pick up around 4 pm. Here train EDRJ departs just after a Guilford powered EDBF headed up the Conn River.