Built between 1851 and 1877, the nearly five-mile-long Hoosac tunnel earned the nickname "The Bloody Pit" as it claimed the lives of over two hundred workers during its construction. One of the mo... (more)
Built between 1851 and 1877, the nearly five-mile-long Hoosac tunnel earned the nickname "The Bloody Pit" as it claimed the lives of over two hundred workers during its construction. One of the ... (more)
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So, as a railfan and photographer we all have those places we have to see and shoot once in our lives. Those "bucket list" spots that are Meccas for those of ... (more)
287 heads east at Hossac Tunnel East Portal
An ex BN triclops SD60M, CBFX 6030, leads 28N east out of the Hoosac Tunnel.
As the fog thickened and a cool air come over us at the east portal we had no questions as to if a train was coming, just how far in the 4.75 mile long tunnel was the biggest question
On a dreary Sunday afternoon, the rumble of 3 dark blue PAR EMD's break the silence of the quiet area around Hoosac Tunnel. The green leaves that hang off the trees help ilumiate the dark blue uni... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
NS intermodal train 22K exits the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel with headlights piercing the mist.
Just east of Hoosac Tunnel is this rather significant washout. Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Irene caused a stream to over flow and wash away the embankment of the Deerfield River Bridge.
POMO crosses the Deerfield River and enters the east portal of Hoosac Tunnel
Guilford Rail Systems's MOED is crossing the Deerfield River eastbound as it exits the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel.