With the Appalachian Mountains range in the background, which form the scenic backbone of the Eastern Townships, Central Maine & Quebec Job 1 is approaching Farnham Yard on a mild winter afternoon... (more)
With light snow falling Central Maine & Quebec Job 1 is approaching Farnham Yard.
On the ''long siding'' parrallel to Lebeau Rd, Central Maine & Quebec #810 is shunting cars destined to the Canadian Pacific interchange.
With a trio of ''Blue Barns'', Central Maine & Quebec 9022 West leans into a super-elevated curve on the approach to Farnham Yard.
Job 1 pulls up to the station while working the local logging transloads.
On the final miles to Jackman.
With their work complete, the US crew is handing off the train to the Canadian crew for the rest of the trip into Farnham outside Montreal.
Job 1 is running with Job 400's crew out of Greenville today, having sat east of town for a couple hours waiting out a MOW window. This was a precursor to the MOW curfew that has this job now lea... (more)
Job 1 has its Canadian crew aboard and they are pulling past Job 2 (with the Job 400 crew). The crew changes points were moved following the disaster at Lac-Megantic in 2013. The Canadian influe... (more)
September has always been a good month for me & Maine, with word coming down of a lengthy curfew pushing CMQ Jobs 1 & 2 into darkness over the state AND imminent roster changes to boot, combined w... (more)
A former CP 'Red Barn' rests quietly in the Brownville Junction Yard. The CMQ ordered 10 of these and this is the first and hopefully worst patch job to arrive on the scene.