Despite not being a fan of shooting light power and going away shots, I still opted for this photo. The Housatonic power constantly gets shuffled around and I didn’t know when I would be back up... (more)
The Sunday Housatonic NX-13 job pauses in Pittsfield before shoving back into the yard at CP-148, where the crew would wait all afternoon for CSX trains Q424 and Q425. NX-13 wouldn't depart for Ca... (more)
On a warm summer evening, the crew of NX-13 rumbles out of Great Barrington with a matched pair of 35s with the interchange freight out of Canaan for Pittsfield as it paces motorists along Route 4... (more)
On a moody Monday afternoon, the NX-13 local with a matched pair of GP35Ms 3600 & 3604 skirt the calm swamp waters at Golden Hill Road just outside of the village of Lee.
Between torrent thunderstorms and needed rain, the NX-13 local rumbles past the Housey Market above Front Street and Paradise Avenue as the low evening sun makes an appearance.
NX-13 begins its journey north out of Canaan to Pittsfield on a muggy summer afternoon.
The Berkshire local heads west past the former grounds of the huge General Electric Plant on it's way back to it's home rails after picking up it's CSXT interchange on a moody Sunday afternoon. ... (more)
After making it's pickup from the CSXT Q424 freight, the Housatonic crew departs west on the main with two classic old Geeps with former CR GP35 3600 and former BAR GP7u 22.
A chase of the Housatonic's NX-13 was quickly coming to an end on May 18, 2018. In what could have been my only chance to follow this job this year, slower speeds through the area had let me get ... (more)
The Sunday job departs past the former old GE transformer plant with 26 loads with a nice matched trio of consecutively numbered GP36Ms HRRC 3600 3601 & 3604 on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
On a beautiful spring Sunday afternoon, the local hustles 26 cars back to Lenox out of Pittsfield.
Exhaust pours from the stacks of Housatonic Railroad GP35s 3602 and 3600 (the latter having recently been repainted) as they accelerate northbound train NX-13 out of Lee along the line's namesake ... (more)
Northbound NX-13 cuts through the fog created by mild temps and lingering snow on it's way north to the CSX interchange at Pittsfield.