After turning on the wye, Maine Eastern Train 2 will depart Brunswick on a pleasant 2 hr. run back to coastal city Rockland. The 488 is ex NH FL9, note four wheel and six wheel trucks.
First car is former PRR "Alexander Hamilton" from the Pennsy's mid-1950s order of Budd consists for the "Congressional" and "Senator"
488 leads the afternoon westbound into its Brunswick stop at the new "Maine Street Station." To me the new station (also the home of restaurants, a visiter's center, etc.) looks like an ugly offi... (more)
488 passes through downtown Bath, twenty minutes away from Brunswick.
People waiting in line for lobster rolls at Red's Eats turn around to watch the passenger train rolls by. As you can see, traffic on Route 1 in the Wiscasset area really builds up this time of ye... (more)
After picking up one passenger at the Bath Station, this evening eastbound is passing the Bath Iron Works Shipyard and crossing the Kennebec on the Carlton Bridge; the former home of Route 1 was o... (more)
488 passes Bath Iron Works. Originally opened in 1884, BIW is a shipyard on the Kennebec in Bath that mostly builds vessels for the navy. Note the destroyer under construction in the distance. ... (more)
Nothings screams Brunswick more than the First Parish Church. Established in 1717, it was the church of writer Harriet Beecher Stowe and Civil War General Joshua Chamberlain; I'd argue that it's ... (more)
Bath Heritage Days is a popular four day festival for the 4th of July weekend that includes a carnival, live music, and fireworks. Looking down from the Route 1 bridge, Maine Eastern's evening wes... (more)
Now there's a backyard with a nice view! 488 and this westbound passenger train are seen leaving Wiscasset Station from Fore Street.
The afternoon westbound passenger train is passing by a rock cut a little west of the downtown and residential sections of Bath.
The first ever passenger train into the new Maine Street Station in Brunswick is this Mother's Day Special. The station is already the home of several local businesses and it is proposed that whe... (more)
Maine Eastern FL9 number 488 rolls Train number 3 South along the Salt Bay at Damariscotta Mills,Me. on it's way to Brunswick,Me.
Trailing the consist
Two down, forty to go... About 20 minutes after departing Brunswick, Maine Eastern's morning eastbound, led by two former Amtrak FL9s (488 and 489), vaults over a serene New Meadows River o... (more)