While Pan Am Railways rosters two FP9As, PAR-1 and PAR-2, the latter rarely has the opportunity to lead and has only led trains once or twice previously, since being placed in service by PAR. On ... (more)
On August 7, Pan Am Railways operated an office car special from Ayer, Massachusetts, to Mechanicville, New York, with Norfolk Southern officials inspecting the jointly-owned portion of Pan Am Sou... (more)
Pan AM power lead by FP9 PAR 2 heads South light over the Wachusett Reservoir bound for Worcester. The engines will meet at Barbers with the Providence & Worcester and take the Ringling Brothers a... (more)
In the spirit of the circus train movement, the conductor of the Southbound light power is dressed as a clown. This light power movement provided a rare opportunity to photograph PAR 2 leading.
Railfans all across Massachusetts swarmed along the Pan Am Worcester - Ayer route when Pan Am decided to put their OCS F-Units on the head of one of the last-ever Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bail... (more)
PAR 2 lead the light engines South out of Ayer to interchange with the Providence & Worcester and pick up the Circus Extra which is bound for Manchester, NH.
F-units were common power for freight trains on the Boston and Maine Railroad......in the 1950s! On April 14, 2013, a sight which hadn't been seen since the 1970s--and likely may not be seen agai... (more)
Pan Am F's haul 3 stack cars EB towards Ayer, MA after originating at the NS Mechanicville intermodal terminal.
The famous Pan Am F unit intermodal move (shades of the ATSF Super C which ran short with F's...but faster) rounds the curve out of CPF-448 passing the old Eagle Bridge station. In the background,... (more)
Sister #2 gets a chance to lead, and is pulling a modest cut of intermodal to Ayer passing East Deerfield's engine terminal.
Sister #2 gets a chance to lead, and is pulling a modest cut of intermodal to Ayer passing the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum.