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.
NX13 rolls around the corner at the sound end of one of the few small sections of welded rail found on the HRRC main. This section is about 1/4 mile and traverses three crossings
3601 rounds a curve near the Falls Village hydro-electric plant's upper canal house and the Housatonic River dam in Falls Village, CT
NX13 pauses while shuffling cars around Canaan with some late summer sunlight beaming down on GP35 3601. Thanks to a state grant, the historic New Haven/Central New England Railroad station is fin... (more)
NX13 gets skinny and ducks underneath an old single lane bridge in West Cornwall, CT, that has probably been around since New Haven steamers and Alco RS3's ruled the Berkshire Line.