Housatonic Railroad NX-11 pulls a cut of empty trash cars for a nearby customer out of the siding at Berkshire Junction in Danbury. Their train of empty centerbeam lumber cars sits on the former N... (more)
NX11 works Specialty Minerals in Canaan. Specialty Minerals is built off one of the two short remaining active sections of the Central New England Railway, which went from Maybrook NY to Hartford,... (more)
Conductor Nate Bugbee and Engineer Neal Mann discuss their plan of attack on the Specialty Minerals plant in Canaan. The NX11 job is used almost exclusively for doing the "Spem" job, as ... (more)
Housatonic GP35 and former Bangor & Aroostook GP7u 22, lead southbound NX-12 across Barracks Rd. in Canaan.
The temperature has dropped below freezing again after a beautiful warm, sunny winter day in Northwest Connecticut, as Housatonic Railroad train NX12 chugs its way up the grade past the dam for th... (more)
3602, the power for the daily NX10 switcher, sleeps on the siding as NX13 rolls by on the main with a cut of boxcars for Kimberly-Clark.
The 3602 holds in the siding in New Milford over the weekend during blue hour. The fully restored ex-New Haven railroad station can be seen a bit further down. Normally, motive power is either kep... (more)
Waiting by the yard office on a frigid afternoon for the Q424-23 to arrive for their pickup.
On a night where the thermometer in my truck was reading a whopping zero degrees Fahrenheit, Housatonic RR 3602 and a partner GP35 roll southbound through Kent with a short extra for New Milford. ... (more)
Exhaust pours from the stacks of Housatonic Railroad GP35s 3602 and 3600 (the latter having recently been repainted) as they accelerate northbound train NX-13 out of Lee along the line's namesake ... (more)
The crew of NX-10 prepares to spot two loads at Georgia-Pacific in Newtown as the sun breaks through the clouds on a steamy July afternoon.
Four-fifths of the HRRC GP35 fleet idle at Danbury. The lead unit, HRRC 3603, will soon cut away leaving three units to handle the James E. Strates carnival train on Monday.
HRRC 3602 and 3604 pull the NX-13X south along Route 41 in Great Barrington. The train is returning south to Canaan, CT after interchanging cars with CSX in Pittsfield.
Northbound Housatonic train NX-12 works upgrade at Glendale with a pair of GP35's powering the train to Pittsfield.
A dead tree stands at the edge of a farmer's field as NX-12 passes by down below with HRRC 3602 and 3600 leading the train north to interchange with CSX in Pittsfield.