Pan Am Railways heritage GP9's 77 "Boston & Maine" and 52 "Maine Central" bring SAPPI 3 down the Hinckley branch towards Waterville yard from the SAPPI Fine Paper mill in Skowh... (more)
With it's normally assigned slug set out of service or somewhere else on the system, Pan Am Railway's SAPPI-3 was under the control of a familiar face on January 14, 2017. Approaching a crossing ... (more)
ST 72 and ST 51 slowly trundle through Shawmut with cars from the Sappi Paper mill about 8 miles north.
Nearly a year to the day following a hall-of-fame pursuit of GP9 52 in its Maine Central-inspired colors, the Holiday season of 2012 brought another uncommon visitor to Pan Am's Hinckley Branch. ... (more)
Pan Am Railways recently painted one of their GP9's into the maroon and gold scheme that was once worn by Boston & Maine diesels. The 77 looks great leading SAPPI 3 back to Waterville ME from the ... (more)
Sappi-3 rolls through Shawmut Village on the Hinckley Branch with a classic GP9 leading.
Gorgeous GP9s' 51 and 72, both former B&M Geeps built in December and July of '57, respectively, lead 11 empties to sappi's Somerset mill to eventually be loaded with glossy magazine paper. It is... (more)
The 2 Geeps 52 aqnd 72 are having a difficult time climbing the grade out of Shawmut.
A sure bet for a pair of GP9s, Guilford's SAPI-3 train originates at the SAPPI Paper Mill in Hinckley, ME (the smoke distantly above the train) and heads to Waterville. Today's consist includes G... (more)
51 and GP-35 #216 pass through Shawmut Village on their way to Waterville.
The gradient Hinckley Branch travels through just a few small villages along the Kennebec River on its way from the SAPPI Somerset mill to Waterville, Maine. On February 23, 2004, GRS GP9 72 and G... (more)