#4 in her final full season of service to date. This is an ex GTW line that was regauged for two foot operation.
#4 wraps up a day's worth of running along the Portland waterfront. These days, the line is playing host to her sister, #3.
Portland's Polar Express is operated by the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company, on two-foot gauge trackage along the city's Eastern Promenade. During the holiday season the trains typica... (more)
Sunset Promenade. The shadows are getting long and the air is beginning to chill as pedestrians on Portland's Eastern Promenade pause to watch the passage of the little narrow gauge train t... (more)
Caboose Hop at Fish Point. A Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company "Guest Engineer" caboose hop sails past the rocky bluff known as Fish Point, en route back to the Portland Marine ... (more)
Steamscape - Casco Bay. Monson Railroad #4 runs east along the shore of pretty Casco Bay in downtown Portland, Maine, with a young Guest Engineer at the throttle.
Since its inception in... (more)
Caution - Student Driver! Monson Railroad #4 leads a caboose hop along Portland, Maine's Eastern Promenade, but the gentleman at the throttle is not one of the railroad's qualified engineer... (more)
Two feet to Portland. Monson Railroad #4 takes a Guest Engineer caboose hop eastbound toward Portland's Marine Terminal on a chilly December morning.
Like numerous other tourist railroad... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. On her final day of operation, Monson #4 ran 3 public passenger trips around Portland's Eastern Promenade. When those were completed, the engine and train picked up ... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. On her final day of operation, Monson #4 ran 3 public passenger trips around Portland's Eastern Promenade. When those were completed, the engine crew began to prepar... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum Conductor Trevor Hartford switches Monson #4 onto the main line as the little Forney prepares to re-arrange some freight cars for a ... (more)
A pint-size train for a pint-size fan. A future RP contributor carefully composes what will be his memory of the only operational Maine 2-foot locomotive as of March, 2014. This little guy... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. Portland's Eastern Promenade is alive with walkers, runners, dog-walkers and yes, railfans too, as the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company's Monson Locomotive #4 pulls... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. After picking up patrons following a photo run-by at Fish Point, Monson #4 and her train resume their eastbound trek (compass west....go figure!) back toward the old P... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. Trailing a string of original Maine 2-foot coaches and combines, Monson Railroad Locomotive #4 begins its last day of operation along the Portland waterfront, before b... (more)