Westbound RJED exits the east portal of the Hossac Tunnel and into a thunderstorm.
East bound out of Mechanicville, NY, is following the Deerfield River, east of the Hoosac Tunnel enroute to East Deerfield Yard and Boston. Photographer Ken Patton shows us a different look from ... (more)
The Pan Am loaded coal train NHB-46 has just exited the Hoosac Tunnel and is eastbound toward Greenfield with the NS Nickel Plate Heritage ES44AC 8100 in charge.
This is the first loaded ethanol train to travel over the former B&M. This detour train is bound for Providence R.I. on the P&W RR. Due to washouts in VT the train was rerouted using Pan Am;s main... (more)
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.
This picture reminds me that fall is just around the corner. I could apologize for the sparse foliage but I like the way the diminished colors contrast with the Bluebirds. A beetle that eats leave... (more)
RJED with HLCX 7182 and MEC 604 lead 63 cars along River Rd.
On one of its last runs SOO 767 leads an interesting mix out of the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel on a perfect fall day. Power was SOO 767, MEC 306, CP 5802, CP 5577.
Colors of fall highlight local freight bound for North Adams. Another railfan observing this train remarked that the round cylinders were for processing sludge and were enroute to the Albany area ... (more)
Water vapor proceeds freight out of Hoosac Tunnel. When it hits the cool outside air it turns to fog and surrounds locomotives for several hundred feet from portal.
Home signal at Deerfield river bridge highlights the fairly new GP 40-2s climbing out of the Connecticut (Pioneer) River Valley.
SEED pushes a blast of cold air out of the 4.74 mile long Hoosac Tunnel creating a fog effect as it meets the hot, humid air outside. HLCX 6400 leads today's train east which is one of several lea... (more)
We are inside Hoosac Tunnel looking east. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
Guilford train EDMO with NS 8811 crosses the Deerfield River in Florida, MA just east of the famous Hoosac Tunnel.
CP 5902 has just exited the Hoosac Tunnel as it leads it's train, MOED, over the Deerfield River in the Berkshire Hills.