The six-car train trails the southbound lead engine. The former Northern Pacific "North Coast Limited" renamed coaches were "New Englander," "Massachusetts," and "Connecticut." Two ex-Amtrak coach... (more)
3903 takes CT-1 south from Middletown after a stop at Reeds Gap Quarry
P&W train NR-2 enters the NECR interchange yard in New London, CT
P&W train NR-2 cruises southbound with 3902 and 2006 on the trailing end of the train. Across the Thames River is the AES Thames power plant, serviced by NECR.
P&W 2006 pushes at the end of the train as it switches on to the Amtrak mainline in order to cross the Thames River.
Leaving the yard and switching onto the Amtrak main line, PW 3901 prepares to cross the Thames River. Taken with Pentax K1000.
P&W 3903 and slug 3005 push a pair of GATX tankers next to Route 9 in Middletown. Note that this crossing lacks both warning lights and gates.
PW 3904 sits alongside a row of Amtrak MOW hoppers on a siding in the yard. Taken with Pentax K1000.
Making track speed, NR-2, lead by P&W B39-8 3902 and a B30-7A(B) (with another B39-8 on the rear), head southbound while beachgoers enjoy the sun.
One of the last two U23's in service. About to enter Cedar Hill Yard after a day in Middletown.
One of the last two U23's in service. Headed back to Cedar Hill Yard after a day in Middletown.
Appears to be a ballast spreader.
P&W Fairmont Tamper.
The usual weekend layup of P&W power at the south end of Cedar Hill Yard.
Seeing this P&W westbound freight on the Shore Line was an unexpected treat this day.