MEC 345 hammers down through Kent, CT in a downpour
To my surprise after climbing up to get an angle on this shot, the canal that services the Falls Village Hydro-Electric plant on the Housatonic river is drained. Once every five-or-so years, First... (more)
Housatonic NX12 heads northbound along the Berkshire Line through Cornwall Bridge during a rain storm that left me completely drenched.
Housatonic NX12 rumbles underneath "The Cement Bridge," as everyone around the area calls it. Note the car mere feet from the right of way. There is a house on the other side of the trac... (more)
A matched set of Housy's GP35's 3604 and 3602 snake along river road in West Cornwall, CT with a very long NX12 due to backlog from a derailment last week about a half mile north of here
3604 leads NX12 southbound through the historic village of Housatonic
Housy NX12 rolls into Canaan, CT yard limits with Geeps 3604 and 22 in charge. In the day in age of endless Gevo's, intermodals, and unit trains, I am eternally grateful to live somewhere that I c... (more)
The Housatonic railroad crosses the Housatonic river in Housatonic, Mass.
Housatonic NX12 stops to switch out their train in Lenox, Mass, adjacent to the Berkshire Scenic Railroad Museum.
The temperature has dropped below freezing again after a beautiful warm, sunny winter day in Northwest Connecticut, as Housatonic Railroad train NX12 chugs its way up the grade past the dam for th... (more)
Housatonic Railroad train NX12 makes good time southbound approaching Kent, CT
Housatonic Railroad train NX12 hits the second of five crossings within a three-mile stretch along River Road in West Cornwall, CT
Housatonic Railroad train NX12 motors south past the Falls Village dam and canal on the Housatonic River
Housatonic train NX12 creeps ahead to clear the second street switch and drop their cars for CSX's Q425 to pick up, with a classic brick building in the background.
NX12 sits idling away tied down in Lenox Mass on a brisk mid-20 degree afternoon. The very friendly crew spent a minute chatting with us before loading up in the Suburban to drive back to Canaan, ... (more)