Canadian Pacific Alco RS-2 8403 at St.Johnsbury, Vermont on October 11, 1969. George Melvin photo, RL Collection.
It's a quiet night in St. Johnsbury, VT, as Canadian Pacific RS2 8404 idles in front of the station that once served as division headquarters. This was one of five US-built RS2s on CP's roster, de... (more)
CLP 306 & VTR 307 switch the yard at St. Johnsbury.
A hazy morning finds MEC 563 tied up along with a cool looking caboose on some really grassy track at St. Johnsbury yard.
CP 8403 was one of a small group of RS-2's assigned to service in Vermont and Maine in the early 80's. I was vacationing in Maine and Vermont during the spring of 1981 and the 8403 just worked the... (more)
We were kinda young and certainly dumb and anything CP would have been nice but we stumbled onto this and the big question arose. "Did they have those?" Wow. One of the better "extractions" in ... (more)
After spending the day working the yard job in St. Johnsbury the 8403 has tied up for the night at the small engine facility. I took a trip to Northern New England in May of 1981 but found train a... (more)
Rolling through the former St. Johnsbury yard site that once hosted trains from Canadian Pacific Railway, Maine Central, and the St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County RR, Vermont Rail System's Washingto... (more)
Vermont System Plow Extra works southbound through St.Johnsbury with the landmark E.T and H.K feed mill on a cold and crisp January morning. Not much snow to kick, but the gorgeous winter day i... (more)
On the final day of matched Vermont Railway power on the Washington County's Connecticut River Division, train NPWJ is enroute from Newport to White River Junction, Vermont behind GP40-2 303 and G... (more)
Northbound toward Newport an the former CPR.
MEC 256,260,257,406 are about to depart St. J with 36 cars and will soon be making their way over the mountains on the line that passed through Crawford Notch.
With light snow falling, CLP GP38 203 heads south through rural Vermont on the way toward St. Johnsbury and ultimately White River Jct. with the NPWJ train.
The green grass and blue sky set off the newly painted Alco RS-2. It was as if the railroad was welcoming me to the Northeast kingdom as I made a stopoff on my way to Canada to visit My aunt. Thi... (more)