The weather is getting colder and the trees are changing color, perfect time for a back road, some geeps, and jointed rail in western CT!
Housatonic NX12 pokes out of the trees on this Sunday morning ride to New Milford
Housatonic NX12 is seen here grabbing the 3602 for their train, while leaving the 22 for Monday's NX10 in the New Milford Yard
With two of the three road locomotives assigned to Canaan, Connecticut out of service for the time being, Housatonic Railroad Co. 22, an ex-Montreal Maine & Atlantic ex-Bangor & Aroostook nee-Sant... (more)
As Housatonic Railroad NX-11's Conductor flags the US Route 44 crossing, the Engineer notches up the throttle and HRRC 22's EMD 567B supplies power for a short cut of empties making their way up t... (more)
After dropping off cars for NX10 in New Milford, NX12 returns seen retuning north along Housatonic Ave with 22 in the lead.
Housatonic Railroad NX-13 is chugging through the village of Housatonic, Massachusetts taking 22 cars north for CSX at Pittsfield with HRRC EMD GP7u 22 and GP35 3604 as power. 22 is assigned the ... (more)
Passing through a snow covered tunnel of trees, Housatonic Railroad Co. road job NX-13 crests the grade at Glendale Curve and begins to accelerate towards Stockbridge, Massachusetts with EMD GP7u ... (more)
Engineer Neal works the HRRC's "newest" locomotive, GP7r #22 kicking cars at the Sheffield Plastics trans-load behind Connecticut State Police Troop B in Canaan, CT. The 22 was rebuilt by the Sant... (more)
HRRC 22 sits quietly on a siding at the HRRC Shops in Canaan, CT. The GP7u sports the paint scheme of the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad, just one of its former owners. The unit started off as ATSF 2... (more)