Transplant OR - The storied Reading shops had a small revival in the late 1980's, hosting an overhaul of Reading T-1 2102, which was born there, as well as several vintage diesel rebuilds. Here, B... (more)
I only had one brief encounter with the Bangor and Aroostook. I was in the area to attend a college football game, and a friend and I went to Northern Maine Junction after the game. The office was... (more)
BAR geep units sit dead in Selkirk, while CSX 5959 stands guard in front.
Three Bangor and Aroostoock GP units, now all under Morristown and Erie Railway reporting marks sit in Selkirk NY on October 12th 2014. The first one (furthest from the camera) Morristown and Eri... (more)
Today is the auction at Derby where MMA and Railworld units will be sold. Two of these units MMA 5017 and BAR F3 will not be in the auction. They are stored in the paint shop at Derby
Original number, stored on MMA's ex-BAR property. Two sister units survive as DLW 663-664.
One of my reasons for making a trip to Maine in 1981 was this group of BL2's, a unit I'd never seen before. Regretfully this is pretty much what I ended up with. A long line of units covered with ... (more)
Most BAR units that I seen in my 1981 visit to Maine looked well maintained but this GP38 was in some pretty tired paint as it rested in the Northern Maine Junction shop area. A number of F3's and... (more)
Back to back GP7's in the form of BAR 62 and 69 arrive with 55 cars at Northern Maine Junction. This train was the daily Searsport job and seemed to handle a large amount of tank car traffic.
A late evening caboose hop arrives at the north end of the BAR yard in Northern Maine Junction. Power was F3A's 42, 45, 49 and GP9 80.
BAR turn from East Millinocket yard to East Millinocket paper mill
BA's Searsport turn was southbound at Hampden, ME
Light snow is falling as BAR F3 502 pauses with Bangor & Aroostook's Turkey Train at Fort Kent ME. Scanned from a slide.
BAR 54 leads BAR 40 on a freight.
From the Colin Gray Collection