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)
NX12 gets the signal at CP150 and passes the Pittsfield Amtrak station after waiting for an extremely late Q022 to clear.
NX12 brings a healthy 44 car train out of the Pittsfield yard on a beautiful yet crisp November afternoon
NX12 accelerates off of a 10mph slow order on its way northbound to Pittsfield on a beautiful fall day. As you can see, this years foliage is pretty lame in the Berkshires.
Housatonic Railroad NX12 rounds the former New Haven freight house located in "downtown" Housatonic, Mass on a late summer afternoon
Housatonic NX12 pops out of the foliage to cross its namesake river in its namesake town
NX12 speeds along the straightaway approaching the Stockbridge, Mass depot kicking up snow from the couple inches of fluff we received yesterday
NX12 comes out of the slow order in Housatonic and is about to make a couple cuts at the railroad location known as Rising.
NX12 carries on southbound after making a series of cuts at the railroad location known as "Rising." The Housatonic had a fairly long train this Sunday afternoon.
NX12 rolls through the historic village of Housatoinc, Mass, featuring a New Haven Railroad depot and an abandoned mill, complete with water tower.
A pair of Housatonic GP35's announce their presence with smoke and lots of noise as the engineer throttles up past the depot in Gt Barrington, Mass on a beautiful late fall day.
NX12's conductor hops onto 3602 after flagging the crossing. This lime plant is a large customer for the small Housantonic and it takes about half an hour for NX12 to complete its work here. Today... (more)