Morning Switching in Canaan: NX12 pulls a string of limestone hoppers around the south leg of Canaan Wye as they head um the old CNE to SPEM.
On a crisp morning, the NX-12 local returns off the wye connector track after dropping more cars at Specialty Minerals (Spem) plant. An old 1952 warrior former GP7u BAR 22 will be assisting the HR... (more)
Train NX-12 has wrapped up switching cars around from the Sunday Pittsfield run and passes Canaan station with the next day's freight in tow for the southbound trip to New Milford. The Housatonic ... (more)
After returning late to Canaan from New Milford, NX12 heads north through town to grab a cut of cars for the run north to Pittsfield later in the evening.
NX-13's power rests at fuel pad at the shop in Canaan, a little later they would take the train north to Pittsfield
With Canaan Union Station as a backdrop, GP35M 3600 and leased GMTX GP38-2 2346 bring train NX-12 south on a Sunday afternoon. The track on the right leads to Specialty Minerals which is Housatoni... (more)
NX-13 begins its journey north out of Canaan to Pittsfield on a muggy summer afternoon.
NX12 does some switching at Specialty Minerals in Canaan, CT with the lease power after returning from Pittsfield, MA
Once again, the Housatonic Railroad is power short and has been leasing two CSX GP38-2's. After CSX 2651 had issues loading, the Housy returned that locomotive to its respective owner leaving the ... (more)
Never would I have ever thought that I'd be seeing CSX units going by Canaan Station, yet here we are. NX12 makes it way south past the station in Canaan, CT with the two CSX leasers in the lead. ... (more)
Housy GP35 3600 is ready to head south out of the yard in Canaan with a dimensional load.
"Extra 3600" is seen waiting on the mainline with their train featuring two 300 ton transformers. Meanwhile, NX12 (3604) sits on the south leg of the wye, preparing to add the 3604 to th... (more)
"Extra 3600" prepares to head south out of Canaan CT on a very cold December morning. Trailing the 3600 are two 300 ton generators, headed for New Milford CT for offloading to a truck fo... (more)
NX11 works Specialty Minerals in Canaan. Specialty Minerals is built off one of the two short remaining active sections of the Central New England Railway, which went from Maybrook NY to Hartford,... (more)
Conductor Nate Bugbee and Engineer Neal Mann discuss their plan of attack on the Specialty Minerals plant in Canaan. The NX11 job is used almost exclusively for doing the "Spem" job, as ... (more)