Say Cheese. WODA's lead unit tiptoes onto the approach to the Woonsocket viaduct and into view of my waiting flashes. I later found out that WODA's crew wasn't bothered by me doing... (more)
MBTA 010 leads the Caper Flyer across the bridge into Canal Junction. 010 must be the stud of the MBTA fleet; it seems to be a constant on the run to Hyannis, although I keep hoping they'll send a... (more)
Waiting Their Turn. A trio of pedestrians hold their ears while the horn and C&NW-style gong bell announce MC 2010's arrival at the Jarves Street crossing. The newly-rebuilt crossi... (more)
Waiting Their Turn. Now that the Cape Flyer has crossed the Cape Cod Canal and continued east to Hyannis, the morning MC freight can back off the Falmouth Branch onto the bri... (more)
Consolation Prize. I was bummed about having too many things to do to be able to get to this year's Rhode Island Air Show. As I was getting ready to leave, a phone call from my wif... (more)
Pit Stop. On the way home to Massachusetts following Homecoming Weekend in State College, I decided a quick stop at Bridge 60 Tower was in order. The D-L had a train staged to go e... (more)
Nothing To See Here. A quick trip trackside with my two-year-old son revealed nothing special at Nevens Yard. Just MBTA 010 pushing inbound train 2512 towards the downtown station ... (more)
Much Anticipated. We don't get too many Heritage units in the Boston area, so when one does show up, its usually a big deal. Such was the case with 205-19, seen here picking up spe... (more)
Before The Sisters. Before Pan Am traded two Geeps to Conway Scenic for the now-familiar FP9s, widecabs 516 and 517 were the regular power for the OCS. Here Extra 517 heads south at... (more)
Lock 10. Prior to being destroyed by hurricanes twice, Lock 10 was a pretty good spot to hang out and watch trains roll along the Water Level Route.
I can't wait to go back!
Calling An Audible. P&W's annual Shoppers Special to Putnam rolls into Webster. A spot just south of here that looked really good on Google Earth turned out not to be, so with the ... (more)