While on vacation in Maine with family, i got out on this thursday with a good friend of mine to railfan Pan Am, our first catch was Train POWA from Portland.
High speed embanked curve it's not! 349 rumbles along at a snails pace as it and sister 314 pull 14 cars towards Bangor from Bucksport on a beautiful May afternoon.
Two GP40s (349 and 347, ex-CR, PC 3264 and 3260, nee-EMDX 15 and 11, blt. 4/69) and GP40-2LW 517 (ex-CN, HLCX 9660, blt. Spring '76) get today's EDPO started east with mostly slurry loads and pape... (more)
GRS MEC 349 & MEC 353 idling at Northern Maine Junction, NMPO2 on the left.