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)
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.
This guy clearly loves his job. The engineer of the morning steam train to the summit of Mt Washington catches me framing him up as we enter the treeless zone at the peak of the mountain. He repli... (more)
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
Engineer Neal works the HRRC's "newest" locomotive, GP7r #22 kicking cars at the Sheffield Plastics trans-load behind Connecticut State Police Troop B in Canaan, CT. The 22 was rebuilt by the Sant... (more)
3602, the power for the daily NX10 switcher, sleeps on the siding as NX13 rolls by on the main with a cut of boxcars for Kimberly-Clark.