One of Pan Am's two painted ex-CSX C40-8's shoves its train into the yard in Ayer.
The 23K has an extra Canadian visitor tucked in it's consist as it leans into the curve at Shirley.
Having just wyed their power, the crew of the 287 prepares to depart for Mechanicville, NY and beyond.
The B063 has just finished laying rail for the day and is shoving backwards to the siding at FS, where it'll tie down for the evening. Lucky for me, this train would spend the better part of the n... (more)
A rail train works the New Castle Sub on a beautiful late August morning.
For the second time in a week, the 23K featured the ex-Indiana Railroad SD90MAC, making it a popular tourist attraction in Massachusetts on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
A local shoves some tankers up the wye onto the mainline before it heads west. Unfortunately this was the only shot I could get before chasing away some guy peeing on my truck. The freak show at t... (more)
A few cars from the loaded grain train came off the tracks in Ayer. Luckily there were no injuries or significant damage.
The EDPO with the 606 "snoot nose" leading, backs down the wye in Ayer to pick up some cars before it proceeds to Portland.
The 23K awaits its departure west, with a foreign visitor in tow. Today one couldn't throw a stone without hitting another railfan in Ayer.