Looking splendid in VTR red & white! The 431 leads CLP 263 past the Green Mountain Baptist Church in Center Rutland at 04:11 during a light rain which only enhances the attractive paint scheme.
A fitting location for 2016s "last shot"! NECR 323 passes classic New England architecture from another era in downtown Randolph dragging a snowstorm along with the consist behind the po... (more)
NECRs nocturnal 324 rolls through a scene right out of Currier & Ives passing The Red Farmhouse in Northfield, VT at 02:56. The aftermath of a snowstorm has left snow clinging to tree branches, fo... (more)
NECR nocturnal freight 324 completes an NECR Christmas Card scene rolling past the ex-Central Vermont Railway freight house in the quintessential Vermont village, South Royalton at 04:00.
Spotless GP22C-ECO 2246 leads the 2016 Holiday Train deadhead move down CPs Canadian Main seen south of Port Henry, NY along a backwater of Lake Champlains Bulwagga Bay, (which was fortunately sti... (more)
PAS train 22K behind CP/NS & CSXT power passes The Octagon House in Hoosick Falls, NY at 19:23. Built in 1853, think of the hundreds of thousands of locomotives and trains The Octagon House has se... (more)
Central Maine & Quebec 9017, the Bangor & Aroostock Heritage engine, makes its first trip west to Farnham, Quebec crossing the bridge at Eastman, Quebec at 23:08. What a sight at night!
Three nights and a couple hours later after our prior visit, we return to see how the foliage is doing at the SLR crossing of Wild River in Gilead, Maine. Same leader, slightly different angle wit... (more)
A trio of GP 40-2s led by 3035 bring SLR 394s freight eastward over the Wild River Bridge in Gilead, Maine at 00:29. The GWI paint scheme works well with the peaking fall foliage!
Quebec Gatineau GP 40-2 3105 leads SLR 393 through this classic New England autumn scene in Gorham, NH at 22:55. Here's to night photography, with one train each way weeknights only, bringing this... (more)
With Conductor Bob Popovac on the ground and Engineer Scott Whitney at the throttle, GMRC RS-1 405 leads the Vermont Rail System Dinner Train onto the Back Track at the trains terminal in Chester,... (more)
Pan Am train WAPO passes the Monmouth General Store making its daily nocturnal appearance passing through town at 02:02 behind GP 40 351.
NS 1072, the Illinois Terminal engine, passes The Octagon House (Built 1853) in Hoosick Falls, NY on Pan Am Southern at 03:14 with 22Ks freight in tow!
Returning from visiting New England on Pan Am Southern rails, the Norfolk & Western Heritage engine leads an I87 past an abandoned factory at 23:48.
In the category of "most deserving to be seen under the lights at night," I submit newly repainted New Hampshire Northcoast GP18 1801! Seen leading Pan Am train BODO past the ex-Boston &... (more)