The objective was to see my first BL-2 and the Bangor and Aroostook did not disappoint. There were three at Northern Maine Junction, including 53 which appears to have just come out of the paint ... (more)
The BL-2 cannot be confused with any other EMD locomotive. EMD put the F-3 machinery in this semi-streamlined carbody to make its first roadswitcher. One BL-1 and 58 BL-2's were built in 1948 an... (more)
Bangor and Aroostook GP7R 65-70 and an ex-Conrail GP38 with stored BL-2's at N. Maine Jct. yard, Bangor,Maine
Of the stories this old EMD could probably tell, it likely never predicted such an outcome in its later years. Sitting for a moment between switch moves, LTEX 2558 was putting together a tank tra... (more)
A typical morning around the BAR service track at Northern Maine Jct. in the 1970's.
The remains of a wreck, Bangor & Aroostook EMD GP7 No.61 stored at Northern Maine Junction yard.
Delaware & Hudson GP39-2 #7418 former Reading #3418, Maine Central GP38 #255 and Bangor and Aroostook GP7 #72.
Delaware & Hudson GP39-2 #7418 former Reading #3418, with Maine Central GP38 #255 and GE U25-B #228 former Rock Island with the same cab number. Passing the principal shops of the Bangor & Ar... (more)
BAR Turntable and yards, with F3(A) 42 and GP38 96-97 N.Maine Junction.
St. John, New Brunswick to Waterville, Maine train SJWA pulls up to the MMA flyover at Northern Maine Junction after setting out two empty cars near the yard office.
Passing what used to be a busy junction, MEC 302 is passing mostly empty tracks and stored equipment in 1998.
All the famous BAR 8800 series boxcars are being scrapped this summer at the Derby shops. This is one of the last ones waiting to be scrapped as soon as the wheels are moved.
MABA just arrived into NMJ with the newly painted 506 with another new paint scheme for Pan AmRailways.
The NMJ switcher is a single man remote control Job where the remote operator acts as the engineer, conductor and section man. It is a tuff job when you have blizzard conditions.
Pan Am has a new paint scheme a darker blue than before. Most likely you will see this on their locomotives in the future.