A stop by the small Maine Central yard in Rockland, Maine turned up this aged flanger.
A CMQ extra head down the former Maine Central "Atlantic Branch" with six loads from Dragon Cement in Thomaston, ME. The loads will be swapped on the waterfront where they are transloade... (more)
The power for the Maine Central's Rockland Branch train lays over at Rockland, ME, yard on a summer afternoon. MEC 332 is an SW7 and mate 334 is an SW9. Later in the day they will power train NJ-2... (more)
Maine Central GP7 579, still in its original 1952 paint, stands in front of the freight house in Rockland, Maine in 1977. The unit was chop nosed and painted in MEC’s gold/green scheme in 1980, an... (more)
In the mid-1960s, the Maine Central had enough local business in Rockland, ME, to station a yard switcher there in addition to the power for the local freight to Brunswick. Alco S4 314 rested in f... (more)
It's always been a habit of mine to slow and check down the rails at grade crossings. Today, that practice paid off. Noticing Maine Eastern's #3 train a mile down the tracks, I pulled into a dri... (more)
Evening westbound is out of Rockland headed to Brunswick. All three of these locomotives spent time on Amtrak's roster.
Morning eastbound is within a minute of its station stop near the waterfront in Rockland, seen here passing another ex-Amtrak roster item in Rockland Yard.
Maine Eastern 3573 stands in the yard at Rockland with cement hoppers as employees work on the train.
The rising moon creates an angelic glow around the 5-chime horn on this tireless FL9, still hauling passengers for the Maine Eastern.
Maine Eastern 489 and its train rest at the ex-MEC Rockland station after a busy day of hauling passengers along the Maine coast. ME 489 is an ex-Amtrak FL9.
Early morning in Rockland finds a plow extra getting ready with a GP9 along with the cement shuttle which will be using the M420.
ME 489 at the Rockland yard waiting for a job. Used in the summer and fall on the passenger train from Brunswick to Rockland.
Run light from Brunswick to Rockland, ME on Monday, July 31, RRPX 764 will be paired with a ME FL-9 for passenger specials to the Rockland Lobster Festival this week.
Purring like intended, Maine Eastern's ex-Canadian National MLW-built M420 3573 works a cut of Dragon cement cars at the company's Rockland, Maine yard.