PORU crosses the Androscoggin River between Auburn and Lewiston. In a few miles, they'll diverge off the Freight Main Line and onto the Rumford Branch for the trip to a large paper mill.
June 21st, 2021, the longest day of the year. What's better to do on this day than grabbing friends to catch SLR Train 393. This train departs during what would normally be evening or nighttime ho... (more)
The Sisters Defying Time: The Pan Am Railways OCS crosses the Androscoggin River from Lewiston into Auburn, Maine on its trek west to Rigby yard in Portland. A beautiful day coupled with an equall... (more)
Pan Am local DJ-1 is seen returning to Danville Junction with two cars passing through Auburn and an old Maine Central freight depot.
On August 28th, 2019 I set out for a chase of RUPO with the last high hood engine on the system. The chase started in the Rumford Branch in Livermore Falls and ended on the mainline in Auburn. Her... (more)
ST train RUPO is underway from meeting counterpart train PORU in Lewiston, and is crossing the Androscoggin River trestle, better known as "Great Falls", on the former Maine Central &quo... (more)
Pan Am Portland-Rumford freight crossing the Androscoggin River in Auburn, ME with BM 326 (GP40) leading.
Pan Am Rumford-Portland freight crossing the Androscoggin River in Auburn, ME with BM 330 (GP40) leading.
Pan Am Rumford-Portland freight crossing the Androscoggin River in Auburn, ME with MEC 507 (GP40-2LW) leading.
FP9s PAR 1 and 2 look gorgeous powering Pan Am's OCS across the Androscoggin.
A local out of Lewiston Jct. at Danville setting off cars for Pan Am.
1504 and 1502 switching around Lewiston Jct.
The late evening sun over Lewiston/Auburn just barely manages to reach 378 leading Boston & Maine heritage unit 77 on its first run outside Waterville since receiving the new paint.
In thick morning fog, POWA 514 slowly approaches Rumford Jct. for a meet.
POWA w/ HLCX 8147 - MEC 381 - MEC 613 - MEC 512 - MEC 517 heads east across Hackett Road in Auburn Maine during a snow squall, with a good sized train.