MMA's bi-weekly Farnham/Sainte-Rosalie turn is setting out loaded grain hoppers at the Bunge feed mill, at the end of the Saint-Guillaume Branch.
The consist of the MMA #1 is waiting for another job.
MMA's weekly Sainte-Rosalie turn crosses a small creek just south of the Bunge mill.
The Bunge mill in Sainte-Rosalie is what keeps MMA's Saint-Guillaume Branch alive, but job 811 only services it once or twice a week.
The track on MMA's Saint-Guillaume Branch in Sainte-Rosalie is one of the worse I have ever seen. Just look at how the loco is leaning! It is 85-lb track that is almost a century old!
MMA's weekly Sainte-Rosalie turn crosses Morissette Avenue at a crawl. The track is impressingly bad here.
New leads old - the MMA-painted B39-8E 8569 leads former BAR, now MMA, GP7 23 south towards Searsport, ME on the Searsport Subdivision of the MMA at Sandy Point, ME.
The setting sun brings out nicely the tuscan red paint on 8569.
MM&A Royalty visits Newport, VT. Assigned to the Farnham Turn for the week, 8569 shines under the lights departing Newport at 20:20, passing a sailboat ready for the new season. Special thanks to ... (more)
MMA's 8569 is nosing into the siding at South LaGrange to pick up 19 empty wood chip cars. Two of the Pan Am GP9s leased by MMA are part of the consist.
MMA service center worker Everett is adding sand to 8569 before it heads out on a North bound job. Sometimes things happen that are out of your control.