2 SD40-2s, a leaser and a recently acquired ex. TFM unit, lead the westbound NMED through Ballardvale.
After making a good run down District 1, the NMED is nearing a crew change and some reblocking at Rigby as it rounds the curve at CPF 197 onto the Fore River Bridge at 1632.
GP40-2W 516 leads the NMED past an old MEC close clearance sign resembling a crossbuck at the west end of the Rumford Jct. passing track. The train is passing under Danville Corner Road and will ... (more)
Today's NMED glides along the shores of Maranacook Lake at 1028.
GP40-2W 516 and GP35 216 prepare to return to their train after making a setoff at Danville Jct. Note the old "Danville West" sign. Time is 1353.
The 516 and 216 lead today's "Enemy" past Leeds Jct.'s awesome MEC searchlight mast, complete with doll arm, at 1118.
The NMED crosses from Lewiston to Auburn behind GP40-2W 516 and GP35 216 (ex, NS, N&W 1328, built 3/65) at 1315.
A 645 and a 567, both turbocharged, combine to make a neat chorus as today's NMED starts notching out to pull out of the Messalonskee Lake valley at 0952. GP35 216's sanders had a greater-than av... (more)
"Autumn Railfanning in Maine" about says it all. An old log country store and one of the infamous New England Four-Wheeler/Snow Machine trails frame the "Enemy" as it heads west from Leeds Jct. a... (more)