Two SD40M-2s team up with newly acquired GP38-2 #2168 to bring the NECR 611 south to Palmer, MA from Brattleboro, VT. East Northfield is the interlocking that controls the junction between the NEC... (more)
After dropping a car and picking up two others, the Conductor of NECR southbound 611 lines the hand-thrown derail for the siding. Temperatures on this day were 3°F with windchills around -10°F. ... (more)
NECR southbound 611 enters the siding at Vernon-Yankee in Vernon, VT to set off a tank car and pick up a tank and a hopper. Temperatures on this day were 3°F with windchills around -10°F. Two SD... (more)
NECR southbound 611 slows to a stop at the Yankee siding in Vernon, VT to set off a tank car and pick up a tank and a hopper. Temperatures on this day were 3°F with windchills around -10°F.
The Southbound 611 crew hustles past the station sign for Vernon at 7:59am with track warrant in hand to proceed from Milepost 119 to 70. Engines are NECR 3476, 3405 and 3317 with about 40 cars.
NECR 611 tip-toes south over the Miller's River Bridge in Miller's Falls, MA. Two SD40M-2s provide the power for 18 loads and 22 empties bound for Palmer, MA. The 5 inch show fall from the prior n... (more)
NECR 611 heads south past East Northfield Interlocking after entering the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from Vermont. Two SD40M-2s provide the power for 18 loads and 22 empties bound for Palmer, M... (more)
NECR 3478 leads train 611 to Palmer, MA at East Northfield, MA 1/24/20.
New England Central RR SD40-2s 3477, 3474, and 3405 haul southbound train no. 611 on the Palmer Subdivision, accelerating out of Brattleboro, VT on September 13, 2019.
New England Central train 611 heads northbound over the high bridge at Millers Falls, MA. The train powered by a quarter of G&W painted SD40 and SD45 carboy locomotives (now all classed SD40-2) is... (more)
Three New England Central SD40-2's haul their train across a field in southern Vermont at dusk.
The last sun of the day illuminates three of New England Central's SD40 variants as they cross the Millers River on a fall afternoon.