PAR 1 returning to Boston from Worcester Massachusetts after it was showcased for a railroad exposition along with some MBTA equipment.
PAR 1 and PAR 2 (née-CN FP9s) lead Pan Am Railway's Office Car Special east through The Willows at Ayer, MA. With Pan Am Railways is up for sale, this very well could have been the last run of th... (more)
Having spent the weekend, their first trip to WRJ, the OCS is preparing to head south/east.
ONE LAST TRIP - The last trip of the Pan Am Railways OCS passes MP 161 in Lewiston, ME on their way East to Waterville. Within a few days, the PAR system would be sold to CSX Transportation and th... (more)
Making their first appearance in WRJ since establishing trackage rights, the OCS is backing around the wye to turn south.
How quickly and suddenly things change. With the Pan Am no more & their OCS seemingly headed to Waycross on CSXT, what will become of them? Dialing it back a number of years, the OCS with their ... (more)
A strange visitor to the MBTA/Keolis "Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility" (aka BET), PAR 1 sits silently on Storage West. This EMD FP9A was built in September 1954 as CN 6505, and also w... (more)
The End Of Pan Am Systems. PAR 1 (néeCN 6505, FP9A, 9/1954) was one of the out of town stars at the N.C. Transportation Museum "Streamliners" event in Spencer, North Carolina. As... (more)
A private varnish special heading from Boston to Mechanicville.
A Keolis/MBTA work extra is seen stopped on the Grand Junction in Cambridge with PAR1, one of the locomotives from the Pan Am Railways office car train. The vintage FP9A locomotive is headed to ba... (more)
The Pan Am OCS visited White River Junction during the annual Glory Days event.
The Sisters Defying Time: The Pan Am Railways OCS crosses the Androscoggin River from Lewiston into Auburn, Maine on its trek west to Rigby yard in Portland. A beautiful day coupled with an equall... (more)
PAR 1 throttles out of the Mechanicville yard to wye the train for the following days trip back west.
OCS Rolls across the Hoosac River on its way to Mechanicville.
PAR 1 waits for the clear signal into the yard after dropping off the executives in Mechanicville. The following day the train would make its return back to New England.