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!!!
4004 switches onto the Moosup main lead on the Norwich branch finishing up its day work on NR3, as light fair-weather clouds feather the sky and foliage starts to appear in the trees. The unit wil... (more)
NR2 is done for the day - 3909 and its flat ties onto the 3901 and B30-7A and its tanker before the train heads back to the engine house to tie down for the night.
Profile of the B23-7R shows the resemblances with a B39/40 but with Blomberg trucks, and sloped DB cabinet location.
NR-2 is done for the day and is heading back to the engine house.
PW4002 seen crossing the inlet at Stoddard State park.
The 4002 was the trailing engine on a Pull ,Pull NR2.4002
lead back north from Old saybrook,Ct.After interchange with NH 1.
Stoddard State Park.Thames river.NR2 Headed to old Saybrook,Ct on Amtraks northeast Corridor.
Unusual to see the P & W using the Amtrak northbound track to head south.
3902 idles in the morning morning sun as the rest of NH-1 goes around the Valley Line wye in the background.
4003 still in NYS colors switches in Old Saybrook.
3909 switching in Old Saybrook Ct.