On a cool wet Thursday, the young Battenkill crew pick up their interchange loads by Duan Lane as the rain showers saturates the October colors.
Looking for a different angle, I dropped to a knee to catch Batten Kill RS-3 4116 firing up its engine and catch a reflection off of some grain cars in Eagle Bridge, NY on August 27, 2018.
One of the signature shots of the line, Batten Kill Railroad RS-3 4116 crosses the Hoosic River in Eagle Bridge, NY on August 27, 2018. This shot shows the ground view, or perhaps more accurately ... (more)
One of the signature shots of the line, Batten Kill Railroad RS-3 4116 crosses the Hoosic River in Eagle Bridge, NY on August 27, 2018. This shot shows the aerial view. The car of railroad ties wa... (more)
BIG MOVE: On Friday, August 23, 2019, the Batten Kill Railroad took delivery of two large steel bridge beams at Eagle Bridge, NY for the nearby State Route 67 bridge replacement project. T... (more)
BKRR 4116 shuffles cars around their Eagle Bridge, New York yard on a hot afternoon.
A former GP40-2 built in 1971 for the B&O leading the VTR train into Eagle Bridge, NY. They would pick up cars from the Batten Kill and then head back South.
The Batten Kill's veteran ex- D&H RS-3 continues to serve this small short line railroad as it hauls 11 loads north out of Eagle Bridge to Greenwich.
The Batten Kill Railroad made a now-rare Saturday run on April 13, 2019. With 10 loads at the Pan Am Southern interchange at Eagle Bridge, the crew made a last-minute decision to make the weekend... (more)
4116 brings 8 empties for the interchange with Pan Am
A nice blue trio of war wagons.
The last NECR detour train PAR "MFMO", the second of two such moves from the washouts in Vermont caused by tropical storm Irene, approaches Beck Road in the setting sun. As soon as I learned what... (more)
RARE DOUBLEHEADER: In a rare doubleheader, Batten Kill Alco RS-3s #s 4116 and 605 lead their train of 12 loads across the Hoosic River as they depart the Pan Am Southern interchange at Eagl... (more)
A few days after the snowfall, a nice sheet of white covers the ground and contrasts with the 9553 as it glides through Eagle Bridge with NS 2529 trailing in lead of 28N.