CSOR 8552 and 8579 rest for the day at CSX's West Springfield Yard in a very faded paint scheme from the units first owners, LMX Leasing.
Oh the snow is fallin' and the Big E trainshow is going on while this CSOR power rests in CSX's West Springfield Yard.
The sun sets on the yard with the Hartford skyline in the background.
30 second black and white exposure of the cab end of CSOR 2340 about a half hour after sunset. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
After waiting for the conductor to climb on, CSOR 8554 leaves with a single hopper. Note the trail of the conductor's flashlight near the back of the locomotive. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
Close up shot of the cab of CSOR 8552. The control stand and gagues can be seen through the window.
This is Connecticut Southern's "new" locomotive...
CSOR 8530 waits for a signal to cross the CSX Boston Line at dusk to continue putting a northbound NECR train together.
A closeup mugshot of this Ex LMSX B39-8E reveals years of wear and tear from service on the railroad. The unit is now owned by Connecticut Southern Railroad. (CSOR)
Connecticut Southern's "new" switching locomotive.
CSOR 8530 is lit up by the yard lights shortly after sunset.
Originally a Southern switcher, this unit was Norfolk Southern and then Pittsburgh Industrial Railroad before becoming CSOR 2340. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
American Flags and Red, White and Blue locomotives for the 4th of July...after all, CSO and NECR are owned by RailAmerica!!!
CSOR power idles in West Springfield Yard as a severe thunderstorm continues to push off to the east leaving a beautiful rainbow over Springfield. R.Pare... (more)
Connecticut Southern pulls the red RBBB train south for its next showing in Hartford CT.