Something's Amiss. Something seems a little off here, as two Grafton & Upton units sit forlorn and derailed, just south of the Massachusetts Turnpike overpass.
It Comes Out At Night. Pan Am's DOBO, rolls west along District 2 and into the artificial sunlight at the old B&M freight house at East Kingston, NH. The train will be unloaded at ... (more)
Sweet Home Chicago. A bunch of Amtrak units (and a BNSF straggler) that pretty much call Chitown home congregate at 18th Street.
Heavy Artillery. The P&W normally does its winter cleanups with light engines clearing the snow. After the Blizzard Of 2015, however, more than two feet of wind-driven snow covered... (more)
On A Hunch. While my son napped in the backseat, I didn't see the harm in stopping at North Grafton. I knew that an extra crew had brought AMTK 145 from the Downeaster pool o... (more)
Dodging The Cars. One of the Downeaster pool's NPCUs brings up the markers of Amtrak 689 as it rolls above Inner Belt Road in Somerville, Mass., maybe two miles out of North ... (more)