I didn't realize until I got home and viewed this picture that this unit was a vintage GP35, most rare these days. This unit started out life as Norfolk & Western 236, hence the high short hood. ... (more)
Even though they've been in service for a few years, this is my first glimpse of the former CN GP40-2Ws in service on GTI. This train will soon head west toward Hoosac Tunnel and New York State.
Since MBTA doesn't goes as far west as Springfield, I have to assume this very shiny unit was on its way back from a rebuild. Comments?
Idling at the east end of W. Springfield Yard.
Departing for Old Saybrook in a driving snowstorm.
This Genesis unit is pushing its short train south toward New Haven. To the left are the former servicing facilities at New Haven's Cedar Hill Yard, now used by Amtrak MOW and Providence & Worces... (more)
With a former Penn Central Metroliner cab car in the lead, this train approaches its destination of New Haven. That catenary tower in the background is the northernmost one on the old NH.
This P&W's rather obscure maintenance shop in Plainfield. Note the New York & Atlantic GP38-2s in the lashup.
Mother-slug set used as hump power at Osborn Yard.
It's a bit unusual to see a Providence & Worcester unit teamed up with a CSX unit.
Metro-North service on the new Wassaic extension awaits departure to Southeast (Brewster North). These trains operate as a shuttle service to Southeast, where the electrified service to Grand Cen... (more)
The New Haven FL9s were the last EMD F-Series locomotives built. Six still soldier on in Metro-North service, but others like this one will fortunately be preserved.
On the eve of the 35th anniversary of the New Haven Railroad's demise, a former New Haven FL9 does what it's been doing for the last 45 or so years - hauling passengers.
A northbound Amtrak train blasts through the day-old snow headed from New Haven to Springfield, MA.