While the Valley RR is famous for their steam power, the popular dinner trains are typically hauled by one of two slightly less glamorous GE switchers, which actually predate the Chinese-built ste... (more)
Valley Railroad workers remove a pair of trees blocking the path of a plow extra, consisting of former Hoosac Tunnel & Wilmington plow and GE 80 ton 0901.
VALE 0901, ex US Navy 2, Pfizer 2, rests in the Essex Yard under Ursa Major in a September night sky. Built in 1940, 0901 is believed to be the oldest operating diesel electric locomotive in the U... (more)
All is quiet in the yard as the clouds roll by. One of the 80 ton GE switchers used for the Essex Clipper dinner train sits next to a line of coaches and some vintage track equipment.
The crew of Valley Railroad Consolidation #97 exchanges waves with their colleagues on the northbound Essex Clipper Dinner Train as it passes them in the Deep River Yard. The Essex Clipper is pu... (more)
The Essex Clipper Dinner Train travels through Deep River Landing and passes by the old station. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
One of Connecticut Valley Railroad's GE's leads a few coaches back from Deep River Landing and the steamboat. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.