An Alco Century 630 leads three GE U-boats and an EMD GP30 on a five-unit, three-builder Penn Central lashup dropping down the west slope of the Berkshires, westbound at Hinsale, MA, en route to S... (more)
The last of the winter snow is still on the ground as five Penn Central GP40s led by 3212 attack the 1.4% grade of the west slope of the Berkshires, eastbound at Hinsdale, MA, with a Boston-bound ... (more)
Conrail GE C36-7 No. 6620 leads a three other six-axle GE locomotives on westbound train NESE-2 through Hinsdale, Massachusetts, over the former Boston & Albany late in the afternoon of May 22, 19... (more)
Looking back, it was an incredible fluke of luck to get One of the elusive “UBO” Bow coal trains at this location from the lofty perch at Bullard's Crossing Bridge. Another rarity was the all EMD... (more)
This shot pretty up sums up why I got into railroad photography and never looked back. Standing in near waist deep snow, listening to the SEBO claw up the grade at MP142 like a wounded animal afte... (more)
Chuffing up to the Dalton/Hinsdale town line on Track 2 on a cold, windy morning on the 1.4% grade.
After having the leader die early on in the trip across the hilly B&A, CSX was forced to make a few changes. With the crew running on borrowed time a decision needed to be made quickly. The soluti... (more)
Wednesday morning Q022 grinds up hill through Hinsdale with a AC6000CW on point.
Up hill Battle.
CSX Q022 battles the steep and unforgiving western slope of Washington Hill on the Berkshire Subdivision. Leading the way is CSXT 617 an AC60CW in the YN3 paint scheme.
Making good work of the 1.5% Grade CSX Q022 thunders though the town of Hinsdale, MA on a sunny Saturday morning.
CSX Q264 slowly works his way through Hinsdale, MA as he climbs the west slope of the Washington Hill Grade on CSX's Berkshire Subdivision with a massive 125 car train.
Last train of the day, L424 slowly make there way up the grade through Hinsdale with a clean ES44AH leading and sounded great up hill.
After hearing this guy climb the hill for a good 15 minutes Q022 finally makes there way through the Small town of Hinsdale and is making some noise up hill with a good size train in tow.
On a frigid, cold, but sunny Saturday morning, loaded auto rack Q264 is thundering upgrade through the small town of Hinsdale.
Worcester bound Conrail freight "SEPW"(Selkirk to Providence & Worcester) slogs up the 1.4% grade to the summit of Hinsdale deep in the Berkshires on a cold November day. The crew has adorned the... (more)