PAR 1 (ex-CN FP9) leads the Pan Am Railways OCS out of the Hoosac Tunnel eastbound. Once double-tracked and electrified, the 4.75-mile long Hoosac Tunnel is currently the longest railroad tunnel e... (more)
Pan Am's OCS splits CPF-415 (East Portal) on their way east from Mechanicville.
Out of the Maw
Winter Dreamscape - Part 2
The prior Saturday I got this amazing image at State Line Tunnel: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/680266/
Before the Fall!
Less than two weeks after this shot was taken - on February 12th - a portion of the west end of the 150 year old bore would collapse severing Pan Am Southern's... (more)
The Ski Train aka Winter Park Express kicks up snow on a cold and blustery Rocky Mountain afternoon.
The 1st publicly bookable Passenger Train in 30 years to run on the Pan Am Mainline between Mechanicsville NY and East Deerfield MA peaks out of the Hoosac Tunnel to a small army of railfans.
Saturday drew railfans from all over the Mid-Atlantic to Western Massachusetts. Amtrak's annual Autumn Express ran from Albany to East Deerfield via North Adams and the famous Hoosac Tunnel. It ha... (more)
These shots of a Denver, Rio Grande & Western westbound freight were taken on the morning of May 21, 1987 at the east portal of Moffat Tunnel, on the front range of the Rockies west of Denver. Stu... (more)
In the Spring of 2004, EMD (still owned by General Motors) was performing some high altitude testing on its SD70ACes. No active mainline is higher than UP's Moffat Tunnel Sub, so up the hill they ... (more)
Rear DPU of a loaded coal train exits the Moffat Tunnel.
On a rainy fall morning a load glides thru Crammer tunnel with 80 cars
A rare view of an Eastbound exiting the Tunnel on Belden Hill.
On one of its last runs SOO 767 leads an interesting mix out of the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel on a perfect fall day. Power was SOO 767, MEC 306, CP 5802, CP 5577.
The A-B-B-B-A five pack exits the east portal.
Color faded locomotive blends well with fall colors. This particular SW was in service out of East Deerfield from the 60s to the 80s.