With it's load in tow P & W # 3906 heads back towards New Haven.
Moving cars around at Old Saybrook junction.
P&W train NR-2 scares off some birds resting on the trusses of the Thames River bridge between Groton and New London, CT. The US Navy Submarine base looms in the distant background a couple miles... (more)
P&W train CT-1X pulls past the ex- New Haven coaling tower at the south end of Cedar Hill Yard on October 14, 2006.
P&W train CT-1X pulls a loaded stone train out of TILCON's Reeds Gap quarry on October 14, 2006.
P&W loaded coal train arrives Binghamton, NY destined for AES Power in Johnson City, NY.
PW switching in the NEC Yard.
PW switching in the NEC Yard in New London CT.
P & W # 3906 waiting for some more cars.
PW switching in Old Saybrook. The other engine is a B unit number 3004.
What started out as a dreary and rainy New England fall day, turned into a perfect cloudless day for railfanning. As Mark Twain said, "If you don't like the weather in New England, wait 5 minutes.... (more)
Providence & Worcester train NR-2 glides south along a glass-like Mill Cove in Ledyard, CT. Canon EOS 20D, Canon 70-200mm f/4L. More shots here
The engineer of P & W climbs out his cab to take a picture himself. We spoke later and he showed me his old film camera.
The sun is setting earlier and the leaves are turning in Connecticut as evident in this shot.. Some dark clouds cover the eastern sky as the sun glares from the west.. Fall colors at their best!!!