THE LAST ONE. This is the last locomotive in service on Pan Am, the former Guilford, to wear "Boston & Maine" lettering on its sides. Here, the locomotive switches the extreme west... (more)
Performing one last duty before heading out of town for good, AZER No. 6070 switches in the snowflakes at North Creek N.Y.
Three big GEs pull an eastbound stack train through a snowstorm.
WOOSH! With cars landing in ditches on neighboring roadways, an Amtrak dual-mode diesel safely blasts an icicle-encrusted Empire Service train through the Town of Mohawk, nea... (more)
Two Blasts from the Past. Though CSX is rapidly replacing the ancient steel New York Central-era signal bridges in the Mohawk Valley, a few remain in service, such as this one at Mi... (more)
With icicles hanging from her flanks, a surprisingly-clean CSX C40-9W and a sister unit charge head-first into a heavy Upstate New York snowstorm with mixed freight in tow.
A FEW MARBLES LEFT. On a back road in New Hampshire, an old crossing sign (with most of its marble reflectors intact) stands sentinel at twilight — just in case a lonely, midnight mo... (more)
Classic, original Boston & Maine semaphore blades and a once-commonplace B&M telephone box wait out the nighttime hours on the banks of the Winnipesaukee River in Tilton, N.H., with the sleepy lit... (more)
Soaring high above the Sacandaga River, SNC BL-2 No. 52 enjoys the "quiet life" on the trailing end of the southbound New York Express into Saratoga Springs. The crew will change positions and No... (more)
HERITAGE UNIT: MAIDEN RUN. Just about a month shy of her 69th birthday, this little Alco proved that she could still haul passenger trains in common carrier service at track speed ... (more)
HERITAGE UNIT: MAIDEN RUN. It's 7:50 a.m. in the Adirondacks. Fog hangs over the mountain peaks. A flock of nearby Canada geese honk at this photographer as they form a breakfast gaggle... (more)
At least eight Vermont Rail System geeps spent Memorial Day Weekend resting in Rutland. Four are visible here. No. 308 is a former Boston & Maine unit.
After a late afternoon rain shower, clear skies returned to Rutland, Vt., and the sun bounced off of the raindrops on the coupler lift ring of NREX No. 4211. The roundness and softness of the rai... (more)
SNOW TRAIN . . . but where's the snow? The Saratoga & North Creek Railway began operating "Snow Trains" between Saratoga Springs and North ... (more)