The view out of the conductor's seat on train CSO-5 as they cross the Connecticut River Bridge around dawn on a rainy January morning.
Bench Warmer. A patriotic-looking NECR unit sits out the night in CSOR's East Hartford yard. The local crew that came on duty earlier in the evening took a pair of Dash 8s to work,... (more)
Plenty of water around for a reflection shot, thanks to some very heavy rain the previous night.
A Connecticut Southern Railroad conductor waits for the CSOR switcher to reverse back onto the main in East Hartford. A second conductor is directing the move into the customer's siding from the ... (more)
The CSOR locomotives sit in the yard at sunset, shortly after being tied down by the crew.
This ex-Indiana Southern GE Mate has been sitting for years behind the CSOR shop in East Hartford Ct. Recently it was moved to the middle of the yard with the caboose.
Left in the yard after switching, CSOR 8565, CSOR 2340 (black), CSOR 8511, CSOR 21226 (caboose) and ISRR slug 5215. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
A black and white shot of 3398 during switching with the conductor riding on the rear. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
CSOR 8552 getting some work done in the yard. Not sure what they are doing. Notice the wood blocks being used in the wheel area.
NECR 6281 is a little smokey after starting up.
The sun sets on the yard with the Hartford skyline in the background.
30 second black and white exposure of the cab end of CSOR 2340 about a half hour after sunset. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
After waiting for the conductor to climb on, CSOR 8554 leaves with a single hopper. Note the trail of the conductor's flashlight near the back of the locomotive. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
Close up shot of the cab of CSOR 8552. The control stand and gagues can be seen through the window.
Nice lash up with a SW 1500 sandwiched in the middle.