New England Central job 608 makes its way through Stafford Springs southbound in the late afternoon.
NECR 3317 leads 608X north through downtown Stafford Springs. I usually don’t like G&W leaders, but usually unless it’s on an ethanol 6 axles don’t venture south of Palmer.
608 heads south through Stafford with two blue and gold 38’s and a widecab 40 leading. While I would have preferred another 38 as the third motor, the lighting was good and I couldn’t complain.
NECR 608 heads south through Stafford Springs, CT with a pair of blue and golds, and a high & wide transformer load.
A short visit to North central Connecticut on May, 18, 2018 yielded my second New England Central #608 in as many days. With the era of blue and gold GP38s counting down fast, I'd follow these ex... (more)
Rolling south through Stafford Springs, the Geometry Extra rolls by a block of archetypal brick buildings that have stood here since Central Vermont steam led The Newsboy to New London each... (more)
An 80 car unit ethanol extra heads south through Stafford Springs, CT along the Middle River heading for the Providence & Worcester Railroad in Willimantic, CT. Canon EOS 50D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8... (more)
608 climbs out of downtown Stafford Springs, CT heading northbound toward Palmer, MA with leased Ex CN unit doing the honors. No blue and gold NECR units on this train today.
A heads-up call from a buddy further south on the line meant jetting work to catch the northbound leg of #608 approaching St. Edwards cemetery. 3847 led a GP15 and another 38 through sweet aftern... (more)
The Loaded Coal train bound for Johnson City, NY passes through the town of Stafford Springs, CT on the New England Central RR. More Photos can be found at http://rparent.fotopic.net
NECR extra 612 heads south through "downtown" Stafford Springs, CT
Train #610 heads south through downtown Stafford Springs, CT.
GP38's #3857,3845,3846 southbound along the back of downtown Stafford Springs.