The FI-1 shoves backwards towards the Fitchburg yard with a small cut of cars on a sweltering late August day.
WAAY heads West on the former Boston & Maine 'Lowell Branch" in Tewksbury, MA. In the foreground, the former spur to the Market Basket distribution center is seen severed from the "Tewks... (more)
WAPO crosses the Fore River with just a couple miles left of their journey until the reach Rigby Yard.
The fog has already burned off, but haze lingers in the mountains as MOPO rolls into the yard just before 10AM. Power for the MOPO consists of three GP40's, MEC 354, B&M 327, and B&M 332.
MEC GP40 354 and two sisters lead MOPO (Mohawk Yard to Portland) over the Deerfield River and into East Deerfield Yard, as seen from the railfan bridge over the west end of the yard.
With crew availability waning, Guilford Rail System trains have been running out of the norm. The often nocturnal Bucksport turn has been running mid-afternoon and on Friday, 2/25, the train is s... (more)
Guilford's Northern Maine Jct.-to-Bucksport, Maine local BK-1, begins a slight climb away from the Penobscot River southwestwardly through Orrington on Friday afternoon.