Maine Central GE U18B 409 rests at the roads Rigby yard at Portland in May 1976 These units were called the Independence Class and this one was named Ethan Allen as can be seen under the cab
Amtrak Downeaster 681 reverses off the connecting track that leads to Portland's train station. After clearing the interlocking the train will continue north to Brunswick, ME. The NPCU comes in ... (more)
Since CSX's geometry train has made the rounds over the system after closing on the transaction on June 1, many speed restrictions have recently been put into effect on the MEC side of things, now... (more)
White Nose In The Snow. As Pan Am Railways came closer and closer to being bought out, it seemed the paint shop was concurrently less active and more creative. Previous generations of EMDs ... (more)
After holding for traffic ahead, RUPO pulls through CPF-198 and into South Portland.
Amtrak 696 races the PAR's RUPO across the Fore River into South Portland in a 90's-esque scene with AMTK NPCU 406 in the lead.
PAR RUPO slowly crosses the Fore River as they wait for the POED crew to switch out cars on the east end of Rigby Yard before proceeding in and tying up for the day. Leading is MEC 345, an ex-CR/P... (more)
PORU crosses the Fore River on a hot summer morning in Maine.
An unmistakable Maine Central caboose punctuates a train leaving Rigby Yard in Portland, Maine. The trainman is striking a pose that would probably be frowned on in today’s safety culture.
Portland Terminal S4 1062 moves a lone side-dump car as it switches Rigby Yard in Portland, Maine..
Portland Terminal S1 1005 waits on shop trucks at the Rigby roundhouse while the forces inside are doing truck/wheel work.
Amtrak 145, painted for the 40th anniversary of Amtrak in 2011 is seen standing by on protect duty in Portland.
After running light to Brunswick with two engines from Waterville to Portland freight WAPO, which was tied down just East of Portland the crew picked up a hopper in Brunswick. They then ran back t... (more)
A Portland to Rumford manifest crosses the Fore River and heads east with a train of paper products.