Anticipation: It's a very quiet night in the Deerfield River Valley of western Massachusetts. Other than crickets and the flowing waters of the river, there's not much to be heard. Then, ... (more)
As the sun drops behind the Berkshire Mountains to the west, Pan Am Railways train EDBF snakes out of the East Deerfield Yard to begin its run to Bellows Falls, Vermont. Maine Central SD40 600 (e... (more)
An interesting lashup of power leads a northbound Utica Branch NYS&W train through North Brookfield, NY.
A rare occurrence, MEC 3402, 3404 and 3405 head to tail waiting there next assignment back east to Deerfield.
Guilford's Maine Central SD40 604; nee Detroit Edison SD40 017.
Another mixed bag of Guilford power passes through Delaware & Hudsonâ€™s East Binghamton yard. Three hastily patched recent Boston & Maine acquisitions, a former ITC SD39 and two ex-Conrail GP40â€... (more)
A visit to Delaware & Hudsonâ€™s East Binghamton yard usually yielded multiple views of multi-schemed motive power lash-ups that were different from any other power consists that had previously be... (more)
A Maine Central freight, led by F3(a) 684 - GP7 561 - GP7 565 - GP7 566 - F3(a) 683, climbs up the grade on the Mountain Subdivision in the late 1960's. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo
A southbound train has arrived at Delaware & Hudsonâ€™s East Binghamton yard. A Maine Central U23B, a Boston & Maine GP38-2, a Delaware & Hudson GP39-2 lead four D&H Alcos as they approach the sou... (more)
Three of Maine Centralâ€™s Independence Class â€śbaby boatsâ€ť and a GP7 lead a train into Rigby Yard in Portland, Mane. The ten U18â€™s were named for revolutionary war patriots and concepts, and... (more)
With a string of empty pulpwood flats behind its GP7, the Maine Central's Lewiston Lower branch freight approaches Brunswick, ME, on a fall morning.
Maine Central train RY-2, the daily run over the Mountain Subdivision between Portland, ME, and St. Johnsbury, VT, comes storming through the village of Sebago Lake, ME, behind a quartet of GP38s.
A northbound D&H train passes the D&H coal shed in Cobleskill, NY.
The first light of morning greets the D&H â€śpuller jobâ€ť at Jefferson Junction, Pennsylvania. There have been no trains in some time, as snow from an overnight storm is still on the rails.