End of the line...well sort of. CEFX GP20D 2002 was at Northern Maine Jct., Maine, on June 18, waybilled to Progress Rail for salvageable component removal and scrapping. The 2002 suffered a pri... (more)
Morrison-Knudsen rebuilt several locomotives with Swiss Sulzer prime movers in the late 1970’s, sending out demonstrators to attract potential buyers. One was this rebuild of former UP GP9 278. No... (more)
Bangor and Aroostook EMD GP9 no. 78 does some switching in the snow.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Battered and dirty, still equipped with the old "honker" horns and the jaunty bell, this old cab unit is again ready to venture into the north woods in search of traffic.
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
I only had one brief encounter with the Bangor and Aroostook. I was in the area to attend a college football game, and a friend and I went to Northern Maine Junction after the game. The office was... (more)
One of my reasons for making a trip to Maine in 1981 was this group of BL2's, a unit I'd never seen before. Regretfully this is pretty much what I ended up with. A long line of units covered with ... (more)
Most BAR units that I seen in my 1981 visit to Maine looked well maintained but this GP38 was in some pretty tired paint as it rested in the Northern Maine Junction shop area. A number of F3's and... (more)
Back to back GP7's in the form of BAR 62 and 69 arrive with 55 cars at Northern Maine Junction. This train was the daily Searsport job and seemed to handle a large amount of tank car traffic.
A late evening caboose hop arrives at the north end of the BAR yard in Northern Maine Junction. Power was F3A's 42, 45, 49 and GP9 80.
Old power. New paint.
"Chickenwire" F3 suns itself
BAR 49,45,80 head north out of Northern Maine Junction late in the evening of a nice spring day. If I remember correctly this train is crossing the MEC on its way out of town and a number of BL-2'... (more)
BAR F3 #49 at Northern Maine Junction in June 1977.