Pan Am train POAY (Portland, ME to Ayer, MA) is tied down at Andover. Photographer's Note: The turned on lights were added in post-processing as this train was delayed from its original departure ... (more)
Veteran GP18 1801 leads loads of sand to Boston. Due to a lack of a wye at their northern terminus, 1801 is running long hood forward tonight, reminiscent the ex-PRR GP9's that ruled the roster a ... (more)
After clearing Lowell Junction, manifest train EDPO proceeds East through Andover at a location known as "Frost" during the Boston & Maine days, short for Frost Interlocking.
In a scene reminiscent of the 1990's, Amtrak's 40th Anniversary NCPU is coupled to the matching great dome "Ocean View" on the Downeaster.
New Hampshire Northcoast's freshly rebuilt and repainted GP38-2 leads the daily sand train to from Ossipee, NH to Boston Sand & Gravel in Boston.
A trio of ex-CSX C40-8's lead BFPO (Bellows Falls, VT to Portland, ME) towards the junction with the MBTA's Haverhill Line. BFPO is a unit train of limestone slurry for paper making.
Monday morning, BM GP40 #332, the last GP40 to wear Boston & Maine, derailed just West of Lawrence yard as the power for a Lawrence local job. BM #332 dug into the dirt after leaving the rails and... (more)
Before The Sisters. Before Pan Am traded two Geeps to Conway Scenic for the now-familiar FP9s, widecabs 516 and 517 were the regular power for the OCS. Here Extra 517 heads south at... (more)
With the Christmas wreath adorning the front of the engine, Downeaster 682 glides through Ballardvale and the snow on its way south towards Boston.
Amtrak Downeaster 682 barrels around the sweeping curve at Ballardvale with cabbage 90213 leading the way. 682 is about a half hour from reaching its destination of Boston's North Station.
2 SD40-2s, a leaser and a recently acquired ex. TFM unit, lead the westbound NMED through Ballardvale.
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335 belches a cloud of smoke into the air as it passes through Andover. Nothing beats the smell of exhaust fumes.
Having let the passenger train clear, Guilford freight headed for East Deerfield heads west into the early morning sun which seems to be too bright for the conductor.
Spreading it's wings south of the Maine border, newly painted Pan Am Railways (Guilford) engine 505 is seen here with a westbound freight WAED looking as blue as the sky on a beautiful late fall d... (more)