In the hills of the Berkshire Mountains, the silence is broken by a howling Ex Conrail SD60M leading manifest Q427 up the grade through Becket, Seeing one of these on the B&A leading is very hard ... (more)
A typically very heavy manifest, CSX Q427 often struggles on the near 2% grade through the Berkshire mountains. Today was no different as a pair of GE's haul this beast of a train through the foli... (more)
A typically very heavy manifest, CSX Q425 often struggles on the near 2% grade through the Berkshire mountains. Today was no different as a trio of GE's haul this beast of a train through the foli... (more)
Beautiful Sunny day found me trackside up in the berkshires on CSX's B&A line, traffic was steady through out the day, one of the eastbounds i caught as this Q022 coasting down hill in dynamics w... (more)
CSX intermodal Q012 rides the dynamics all the way down the hill through Becket on a cold Saturday morning.
Down to a snails pace, Q293 creeps up Washington Hill on a crisp fall morning in the Berkshires.
A freight car on a westbound CSX manifest freight hits the flange oiler in Becket, MA on the Boston Line. Canon EOS 20D, Canon 70-200mm f/4L
Q012 crosses the Westfield River amongst fog and fall foliage as the train descends the Berkshire Hills enroute to Boston.
The first measurable snowfall blankets the Berkshire Hills as Q122 heads down the mountain for Boston on the old B&A.
AC60s have made a strong reappearance on Boston Line manifests of late, exemplified by this pair of AC60s led by an unusually clean #632!!!
A small Q425 motors up the eastern slope of Washington Hill
An amtrak light engine move with 4 Amtrak switchers traverses the S-curve between the two rock cuts at the Twin Ledges.
CSX 636 and a EX Conrail CW40-8 bring Q436 slowly down Washington Hill on CSX's Boston Line.
Q436 eases down Washington Hill with a parade of trains behind him.
What happened?! CSX 4714 seems to be missing its nose decal. Q174 rolls down grade passing Becket, MA with two UP units.