Fridays on the Housatonic can be interesting, as in this case when NX-11 ran south to New Milford and back, picking up the HRRC 22 and returning to Canaan in the afternoon.
Homeward Bound : Housatonic Railroad's NX12 passes under the old Trinity single lane bridge as they return north back to Canaan, CT. After the bridge, NX12 will pass through a tight rock c... (more)
NX12 passes under an old school stone bridge in West Cornwall, CT with the two blue and white leasers on the head end.
" Southbound at West Cornwall "
Housatonic Railroad train NX-12 passes over... (more)
NX12 passes through Cornwall Bridge as it follows the Housatonic River on a cold and snowy Thursday morning.
Waking up The Neighborhood : As the sun starts to rise over Northwestern Connecticut, NX12 wakes the town of Cornwall Bridge as it accelerates past the well preserved Cornwall Bridge Statio... (more)
Transformer extra 3600 is seen creeping through the tight bridge at Trinity, with all watchful eyes available checking the clearance. There was foreman on the other side watching as well.
On an overcast Sunday morning in West Cornwall, a pair of Housatonic GP35s lead southbound NX-12 towards New Milford.
NX12 rolls south along River Rd under a canopy of green as it heads to New Milford, CT.
A matched set of Housy's GP35's 3604 and 3602 snake along river road in West Cornwall, CT with a very long NX12 due to backlog from a derailment last week about a half mile north of here
Housatonic Railroad train NX12 hits the second of five crossings within a three-mile stretch along River Road in West Cornwall, CT
NX13 rolls around the corner at the sound end of one of the few small sections of welded rail found on the HRRC main. This section is about 1/4 mile and traverses three crossings
NX13 gets skinny and ducks underneath an old single lane bridge in West Cornwall, CT, that has probably been around since New Haven steamers and Alco RS3's ruled the Berkshire Line.
Today's NX11 was going the wrong way! The normally northbound train was traversing the many crossings on River Road in West Cornwall, CT southbound with only three cars in tow.
With the excursion train paused at West Cornwall for the first photo stop on the trip, the Metro North condutor speaks with the Housatonic pilot engineer. This train was the first passenger run op... (more)