Extra tonnage to the Port of Albany on June 15, required more horsepower than the now allotted pair of GP20C-ECOs could handle. CP SD70ACU 7023 was added as the trail unit on the turn job from Sa... (more)
Canadian Pacific Railway’s SD70ACU 7010 is making a rare appearance in the Albany, NY concrete canyon and passing the former Delaware & Hudson headquarters building at 0800 hrs on May 30, 2020. ... (more)
The Easter Bunny had a special treat in store for Sunday, when the first Canadian Pacific Railway heritage SD70ACU to visit Albany, was used on the Saratoga Springs to Kenwood Yard D45-12 turn. T... (more)
With Fall colors surrounding it, CP Train D45 crosses the Mohawk River at Cohoes, NY as it heads north from Albany to Saratoga Springs. Just to the upper right of the engines, you can get a glimp... (more)
In its first ever trip to the D&H, CP’s FP9 version of its OCS heads north through Menands, NY, just a few miles after departing from downtown Albany. In the background is some of the Albany sk... (more)
On a beautiful Sunday spring morning, the Kenwood Yard to Saratoga local clatters past the ancient canal bridge to do it's swap with the SMS at the Momentive Plant at the former OJA spur at Bell'... (more)
THE LAST TWO: The last two GP38-2s still in the lightning stripe scheme (#s 7303 and 7304) lead CP Train D45 north across the Mohawk River at Cohoes, NY. D45 runs between Saratoga Springs,... (more)
Over the years, I've found that getting an early start often pays off in railroad photography. Such was the case for me on Friday, May 2, 2014. On what otherwise became a mostly cloudy day, the ... (more)
CP Train 608--a loaded crude oil train--passes XO Tower in Mechanicville, NY as it heads south for Albany. XO Tower--once responsible for controlling movements in and out of the old Mechanicville... (more)
D&H GP38-2 #7303 leads a work train south through Albany, NY on its way to Kenwood Yard.
Sometimes railfan photography is a study of struggles, frustrations and compromises. After missing a crucial detour train by about a half an hour at Mechanicville, I accidently spilled my McDo... (more)
Rumbling back north at 19:30hrs with the CP 4651 in tow from Kenwood on a beautiful evening.
Thanks to an early am departure from Kenwood Yard, the old battle wagon Warbonnet made a fine sight over the calm Mohawk into Waterford on a spectacular Sunday morning in the Capital Region.