NS 11R pauses for a short time at CP 503 on the Norfolk Southern Freight Line in Esperance New York.
11r lifts a cut of empties from SMS off the west side. In 20 min today’s crew will be back on there way south.
A well weathered Pan Am run through engine leads 2 NS units down the former D&H. 11R originates on the Pan Am at East Deerfield, MA and enters the NS at MP 485 in Schenectady, NY, continuing to Bi... (more)
A few cars from the loaded grain train came off the tracks in Ayer. Luckily there were no injuries or significant damage.
MEC 3404, one of five ex-Quebec North Shore & Labrador SD 40-2s on the roster, leads the weekly unit Slurry trains eighty six loads across the stone arch bridge over Fall RIver at 23:21. The stone... (more)
A post christmas thunderstorm...of PAR EMD's hauls this heavy slurry train up the grade into Gardner MA
MEC 3404 accelerates up the grade at Otter River on the outskirts of Gardner, Mass.
Pulling hard in to a small town. 56 loads of slurry wake a small New Hampshire town as the 4 EMDs in charge waste no time headed East
A once a week slurry train sits awaiting a pair of commuter trains to run around before proceeding east, only to tie down less than 10 miles later.
Pan Am visits Enola Yard, with the 3404 in the lead with two different fonts in the number boards. Note also the 5,000-gallon fuel tank on this ex-Quebec North Shore & Labrador unit.
Pan Am's lastest SD40-2's to join fleet are former QNS&L units with their distinct 5000 gallon fuel tanks. Pan Am has acquired 5 of these from GATX and two of them are pictured here (3404 and 3402... (more)