This morning Downeaster is ready to depart Portland for Boston North Station and all intermediate points.
Amtrak Downeaster train 698 heads westbound to Boston on a great August evening.
Amtrak Heritage unit #822 sits at the Portland Transportation Center paired with Downeaster NPCU #90213.
Amtrak train 688 cruises through the neighborhoods in Portland, ME as a young train watcher observes.
90213 has a special plaque that reads: Dedicated to Victor W. Salemme in recognition of exceptional service to the Amtrak Downeaster. Through outstanding leadership, commitment and enthusiasm Vi... (more)
90224 recently came to Portland for Downeaster service, but has yet to receive the Downeaster markings.
Inside the Portland station.
Portland's Polar Express races toward the rapidly disappearing sun, en route to her destination at the city's Marine Terminal. Fittingly, the Polar Express here in Maine takes the form of a... (more)
With rolling stock made up largely of former Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes, this Maine two footer operates around the shoreline of downtown Portland for one and a half miles almost hourly. The tr... (more)
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Portland, Maine's Polar Express is operated by the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. on the city's Eastern Promenade. In this scene, Monson Railroad #4, an 18-ton Vulcan, built in 1918, pro... (more)
PAR 1 leads a Pan Am OCS as it picks up an Amtark coach from the Portland Amtrak Station. The train would continue on to Boston where the following day it would host a special train for former Pan... (more)
Queen of the Maine 2-Footers. If you randomly poll 100 two-foot rail enthusiasts as to which of the 5 surviving steamers is their favorite, chances are that a distinct majority would pick t... (more)
Originally equipped with a stream generator for passenger service.
NMED is about to cross under the Fore River Parkway/US-1 Alt., not far from its destination of Rigby Yard.