On a dreary day, three matched “big blues” march east past the Hoosic Runoff led by the “snoot nosed” MEC 606. The 606 is followed by MEC 612 & MEC 604. The crew will interchange with the Vermont ... (more)
A nice blue trio of war wagons.
A trio of matching EMDs, led by a snoot nose SD40-2, puts on a smoke show as they climb the slight grade out of Shirley. Consists like this are becoming rare as the GE invasion continues on this p... (more)
The EDPO with the 606 "snoot nose" leading, backs down the wye in Ayer to pick up some cars before it proceeds to Portland.
The sunlight makes a rare appearance between afternoon thunderstorms as Pan Am Railways "EDPO" works Lawrence Yard in Lawrence, MA. Their only snoot nose SD40-2 (ex-KCS) #606 leads an ex... (more)
Just a short distance away from Pan Am's Waterville Yard, the crew slows their train down as they prepare to enter downtown Waterville. Leading the charge, a rare "snoot nose" SD40-2, formerly a ... (more)
Eastbound EDPO with old snoot 606 leading at Gardner, Massachusetts.
After a quiet late morning/ early afternoon, traffic at East Deerfield started to pick up around 4 pm. Here train EDRJ departs just after a Guilford powered EDBF headed up the Conn River.
Eastbound EDPO rounds the curve at OX at the east end of Fitchburg yard.
Westbound freight POED (Portland, ME - East Deerfield, MA) works up the grade through Lunenburg on the MBTA's Fitchburg Division/Pan Am Freight Main Line. Power for this westbound was: MEC 606, ME... (more)
Westbound freight POED (Portland, ME - East Deerfield, MA) rolls through Gardner Yard where Pan Am and P&W interchange cars. Power for this westbound was: MEC 606, MEC 619, GMTX 3003, MEC 605, BM ... (more)
MEC 606, the "Snoot Nose", leads WAPO past CPF196, nearing their destination, Rigby Yard.
MOED heads over the Hudson River at sunset with B&M 340 and B&M 332 in tow.
Coffee Break? Now that the rested crew is aboard, NMED pulls out away from CPF-WA in Lowell, where the last crew left it when they outlawed. Trains outlaw here fairly often; I have... (more)
By A Nose. With MEC 606's factory-original snoot nose leading the way, NMED heads west through Shirley. The crew are making full use of the passenger train speeds this trackage is ... (more)