The POSE (Portland - Selkirk) makes it's way into Ayer as it crosses Sandy Pond Road.
I've found that the hardest part of railfanning in central Massachusetts is finding a decent spot that's not overshot, where you're not elbow-to-elbow with photographers with poor etiquette gettin... (more)
A pleasant change from the usual mundane NS ponies, a trio of BNSF locomotives lead the 23K westward through Shirley.
My first and last trip to the apparent Mecca of Massachusetts railfans. The location lived up to it's quantity of photographers, all jockeying for positions on the bridge. The power on the POED wa... (more)
The obligatory shot at the signals at Shirley. The 23K chugs westward with a former Conrail GE at the helm. Nice to see the marker lights still intact after 24 years and 3 owners.
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.