Southbound NECR train Monson
Five matched 38 “golds” slog a small freight north along Route 12 out of Bellows Falls along the Connecticut River Valley on a warm May afternoon. One of those classic “so glad I did tha... (more)
Good old Days? With the orange borg now firmly entrenched on the New England Central, is the day coming when we looked at the Blue & Gold years as the good old days of the NECR?
New England Central Railroad southbound freight 324 hamers through South Royalton, VT behind NECR GP38 3849, NYSW SD70M 4054, and NECR GP38 3848, amid blizzard conditions and 10" of new snowfall.
Wasting no time on the trip to Montpelier Junction, northbound NECR train 323 roars past the Eaton's Sugarhouse in Bethel, VT behind NECR GP38AC 3848 and FEC SD40-2 721 late on Saturday afternoon.
Working in the small yard in Franklin with a youngster among the crew today.
NECR 3848 leads 324 through the quintessential Vermont village of South Royalton amid fresh snow at 04:13.
Passing underneath The Big Dipper, 324 comes down Vermonts' Winooski River Valley behind a pair of GP 38s at 23:50.
NECR 3848 still sports "1995 Short Line Railroad of the Year" on its side as it switches the NECR/CSX interchange yard.