Cook's Corner Redux. The Maine Eastern excursion train gets out of Brunswick to kick off the ME's final weekend of passenger service.
The End Of An Alco. Grafton & Upton S4 #212 meets her fate in the railroad's West Upton yard. With the other S4 and remaining GE 44-tonner already cut up, the scrapping of #212 wou... (more)
Meet Me In New London. Amtrak 83 and P&W NR-2 meet at the Shaw's Cove swing bridge in New London, Conn.
Depot Road and Station Lane. ME 489 rolls by the abandoned Maine Central depot at South Warren. The depot has clearly seen better days, but I shouldn't judge since I bought a fixer... (more)
Take A Bath. ME 489 pulls up to a brief stop at the former Maine Central station at Bath, before continuing on their merry way.
Not far away, a Zumwalt-class destroyer was... (more)
Bandwagon Railfanning. Like a lot of other people, I jumped on the Maine Eastern bandwagon. I was heading east on Route 24 intent on shooting the train crossing a nearby bridge, whe... (more)
CSX 9012 pauses under one of Worcester's new Mijack container cranes, as the yard conductor pulls up in his F250.
The Shortest Streamliner. A very short streamliner, composed of SLRG 2402 and a dining car, languishes on the siding at West Barnstable. 2402 is looking somewhat the worse for wear ... (more)
Dead In The Water. Amtrak 448 sits on Main 2 in Worcester, dead in the water after a locomotive failure. The crew and passengers continued on to Boston on an MBTA train, and rescue... (more)
Not To Be Forgotten. When I left work at midnight, my plan was to go take a look around Worcester to see if WX-3 was still working. But, I forgot that CSX comes to life at night, a... (more)
What Flash Triggers Are For. Based on past experience, I expected the meet between the two sections of the Polar Express to look like this. Wrong! #40 stopped much f... (more)