A small system bringing a bit of winter weather to the region coats everything with snow. Train Q424 illuminates the freshly fallen snow as it enters the cut at MP 103 on the CSX Berkshire Sub.
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.
On an unseasonably warm night, Q422 lights up the soupy fog and enters the rock cut just east of MP 104 on the CSX Berkshire Sub.
This "Conrail Quality" was by far, the catch of the day...
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)
695 was set out for some work on the rear truck. Usually don't get to see this end of these units very often.
Q437 (Framingham, MA-Selkirk, NY) passes through the double grade crossings at West Springfield.
The head end of of an outlawed Q421 idles at the west end of West Springfield Yard just before midnight.
Boston to Selkirk freight Q421-23 sits on Track 1 at West Springfield after outlawing.
Well traveled CSX 8743 idles in West Springfield as an intermodal train passes in the background. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
The heat pours out of the SD70MACs after bring their train off of "The Hill"...
Flood detour train X168 heads east over the B&A. This is a Q108/Q110 combined train from New Jersey to Worcester where it will be unloaded.
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)
A SD45-2 body is a sweet catch this day in age!!! This is an ex-Trona Railways SD40M-2, nee ATSF SD45-2. Helm dubbed this locomotive as a plain SD40-2 by the stencil under the window.