After running light to Brunswick with two engines from Waterville to Portland freight WAPO, which was tied down just East of Portland the crew picked up a hopper in Brunswick. They then ran back t... (more)
An unusually warm March morning finds Pan Am's WAPO (Waterville - Portland) passing the distant signals for the siding at Fairgrounds. The warm morning was the cause for the very thick ground fog,... (more)
Pan Am train WAPO passes the Monmouth General Store making its daily nocturnal appearance passing through town at 02:02 behind GP 40 351.
With Amtrak 691 in the clear of CPF194 in Portland (as seen in the background), WAPO with a brand "new" Pan Am SD40-2 in the lead has the switch thrown to let them out of the siding and... (more)
WAPO crosses the Fore River with just a couple miles left of their journey until the reach Rigby Yard.
This westbound is just about to finish their journey with Rigby Yard in their sight. The yard is right behind me. Meanwhile, they are passing yesterday westbound Rumford job with MEC #349 pumping ... (more)
Heading over to Portland for WAPO which we heard over the scanner, screaming through Portland, engineer Leo gives the 3 EMD's all they got to get to trackside speed creating an awesome smoke show.
The rising sun is just a small ball of light behind the thick morning haze as POWA 313 approaches a small farm road in Greene.
WAPO passes through Portland on a beautiful spring morning. They went into emergency not far up the line due to clipping the back of a car that was pareked too close to the crossing. No one was in... (more)
After having some air issues at Allen Avenue, WAPO finally makes its way west through the string of neighborhood crossings in Portland, Maine.
WAPO parallels a frozen Maranacook Lake in Winthrop, a popular spot for ice fishing and snowmobiling this time of year.
WAPO w/ HLCX 8070 - a former BN SD40-2 in the lead - cruises westbound through Winthrop Maine, paralleling Lake Maranacook for a stretch. This train will meet POWA 514 at Leeds Jct.
WAPO with a former BN SD40-2 leading - HLCX 8070 - followed by HLCX 7192 - MEC 515 - leads a good sized train past a bog as it approaches Rt. 17 crossing in Readfield Maine, on a warm January afte... (more)
MEC 606, the "Snoot Nose", leads WAPO past CPF196, nearing their destination, Rigby Yard.
Four units (MEC 380 - B&M 335 - MEC 505 - MEC 602) lead WAPO across the water from Portland into South Portland, on a cool fall evening. The train will arrive at Rigby Yard shortly.