On August 28th, 2019 I set out for a chase of RUPO with the last high hood engine on the system. The chase started in the Rumford Branch in Livermore Falls and ended on the mainline in Auburn. Her... (more)
ST train RUPO is underway from meeting counterpart train PORU in Lewiston, and is crossing the Androscoggin River trestle, better known as "Great Falls", on the former Maine Central &quo... (more)
Pan Am Portland-Rumford freight crossing the Androscoggin River in Auburn, ME with BM 326 (GP40) leading.
Pan Am Rumford-Portland freight crossing the Androscoggin River in Auburn, ME with BM 330 (GP40) leading.
Pan Am Rumford-Portland freight crossing the Androscoggin River in Auburn, ME with MEC 507 (GP40-2LW) leading.
FP9s PAR 1 and 2 look gorgeous powering Pan Am's OCS across the Androscoggin.
A local out of Lewiston Jct. at Danville setting off cars for Pan Am.
1504 and 1502 switching around Lewiston Jct.
The late evening sun over Lewiston/Auburn just barely manages to reach 378 leading Boston & Maine heritage unit 77 on its first run outside Waterville since receiving the new paint.
In thick morning fog, POWA 514 slowly approaches Rumford Jct. for a meet.
POWA w/ HLCX 8147 - MEC 381 - MEC 613 - MEC 512 - MEC 517 heads east across Hackett Road in Auburn Maine during a snow squall, with a good sized train.
SLR 3007 leads a short interchange train into Danville.
RUPO crosses the Androscoggin with a former CSX GP40 leading.
A pair of ex-Trona units blend in with some great fall color on a chilly evening.
A 119 car DJ-1/NMED passes by a small pond between Rumford Jct. and Danville Jct. in Auburn. This crew will go as far as New Gloucester where a relief crew will pick up the train.