With confirmation of the Pan AM Office Car Special running into Boston and permission to use an access road to stage my vintage American LaFrance fire engine, I could not resist a photo op of the ... (more)
Pan Am's OCS makes a somewhat rare appearance in Boston, seen here at Tower A just outside North Station
Obligatory shot at the Willows. The BFPO passes CPF-WL and starts it's trek up the "Stony Brook Line" en route to Portland, ME. I hope to see the old SD40-2's around for awhile longer, a... (more)
MEC 345 hammers down through Kent, CT in a downpour
To my surprise after climbing up to get an angle on this shot, the canal that services the Falls Village Hydro-Electric plant on the Housatonic river is drained. Once every five-or-so years, First... (more)
Housatonic NX12 heads northbound along the Berkshire Line through Cornwall Bridge during a rain storm that left me completely drenched.
The only three C40-8's currently painted in Pan Am blue startle a flock of doves as they pass an ivy covered factory at CPF-WA in Lowell.
For the first time, the three C40-8's in Pan Am blue lead a train together. They are seen here hauling BFPO across Power Company Road in Tewksbury, MA.
A Pan Am SD40-2 makes an appearance in western Pennsylvania as it leads NS intermodal train 23K across Twentymile Creek on the trestle at the NY-PA state line. Locomotives:MEC 3402 SD4... (more)
Time warp in Lawrence. In a scene almost out of the 1950's, NHN GP18 leads DOBO passed the PAR OCS with the executive FP9's. If only the signals could have been classic searchlights....
Eastbound Office Car Train comes into Erving, MA
PAR 1 leads the Pan Am OCS south under Hartwell Street in West Boylston.
The Empty Grain Train waits for his conductor just before Walker Road in Ayer.
Sometimes it’s not always about what you see trackside, sometimes it’s about what you hear. While waiting for thi... (more)