I got the mileage! Soo Line 4225 idles outside the joint SOO/UP Menominee Belt yard office in July of 1999. This joint yard was originally a CNW/MILW operation when I got my first ride on a locomo... (more)
With a 50s era GP9 leading the way, the local heads back to Fergus Falls over the south fork of the Buffalo River on a chilly, but clear, winter afternoon.
Entering Newhall yard with a string of open auto racks.
Still in black widow paint working Newhall yard
After the last run of the day, Exporail's Christmas Train approaches the turntable, with GP9 AMT 1311 leading.
Exporail's Christmas Train (with a rare all-AMT consist of GP9 AMT 1311, generator car AMT 603 and coach AMT 827) passes Barrington Station.
Polar Express 1430 run southbound to Tavares.
Polar Express heads into Tavares from "The Swamp" (now known as "Gator Pond") having been cleared out of FCEN's way to work Tool World in Eustis.
The Decatur Junction sits tied down south of Elwin with a high hood GP9 leading.
Polar Express southbound to Tavares on a 1430 run passing the old Tavares depot which is now the fire department.
Polar Express arrives from Eustis.
Boston & Maine GP9 1808 and local freight BO-1 out of Boston make their way through a late season snowfall, westbound outside Waltham, MA, on the former Fitchburg Division. The snow-covered track ... (more)
MC 2007 leads a ballast train from Cranes toward New Bedford on a cold April day. Despite being so late in the year, snow was still falling.
A midafternoon Polar Express run was added on many days to accommodate the demand for tickets. #1510 will be withdrawn from service for a 92-day inspection after second week of December.