Southbound NECR train Monson
A matched pair of New England Central GP38's bring train 608 south through Monson, MA. Only a handful of blue and gold painted GP38's remain.
NECR 608 heads south with an extremely rare trio of Blue & Golds leading, here they are struggling up Monson Hill.
New England Central's #608 was still working Palmer, MA on May 18, 2018, as we arrived for a hopeful pursuit of it back toward Connecticut. A matched set of blue and gold GP38s had been working t... (more)
P&W's newest painted unit number 4302, a former FEC SD70M-2 and three other six axles (GMTX 9059, NECR 2674, and CSOR 3771) barely power the NECR ethanol extra up Monson Hill at the CT/MA state li... (more)
New England Central train 610 heads north through Monson, Mass. on a foggy afternoon.
NECR train 610 heads south from Palmer Yard with work in Monson and Willimantic, CT.
Reminders. Almost 20 years after Amtrak service was rerouted off the former Central Vermont and onto a parallel former New Haven line, white ballast and superelevated curves still r... (more)
Inspecting. With FRA personnel inspecting the track on the Palmer Sub, the test train's engineer takes a moment to inspect the photographer as he rolls under Stafford Hollow Road.
15 minutes of "landscaping" made this shot possible