The crossing watchman has lowered the manual gates for former New York Central RS-3 5527 and its rush hour train at Needham Center, MA, on an August 1971 evening, Because the ex-New Haven Needham ... (more)
The setting could be the Adirondack branch in upstate New York, but it's the Needham line in suburban Boston, where a former New York Central RS-3 burbles towards Needham Junction with an evening ... (more)
One of the finest RS-3s I've had the pleasure of seeing up close.
Looking for a different angle, I dropped to a knee to catch Batten Kill RS-3 4116 firing up its engine and catch a reflection off of some grain cars in Eagle Bridge, NY on August 27, 2018.
One of the signature shots of the line, Batten Kill Railroad RS-3 4116 crosses the Hoosic River in Eagle Bridge, NY on August 27, 2018. This shot shows the ground view, or perhaps more accurately ... (more)
One of the signature shots of the line, Batten Kill Railroad RS-3 4116 crosses the Hoosic River in Eagle Bridge, NY on August 27, 2018. This shot shows the aerial view. The car of railroad ties wa... (more)
Looking out from the inside. While working on Webb Rail's FL-9 2024 at the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum on the afternoon of August 15, 2019, our crew took a break to take some photos as Housato... (more)
Afternoon on the Batten Kill. The day's loads exchanged, former Delaware & Hudson RS-3 4116 is returning north to Salem with loaded grain cars from Eagle Bridge. Crossing its namesake river for on... (more)
The Historic Rexleigh Bridge in Salem, NY is a railfan's favorite for framing the Batten Kill Railroad. Seen here late in the day on August 27, 2018, former Delaware & Hudson RS-3 4116 is returnin... (more)
BIG MOVE: On Friday, August 23, 2019, the Batten Kill Railroad took delivery of two large steel bridge beams at Eagle Bridge, NY for the nearby State Route 67 bridge replacement project. T... (more)
RS3 13 waits to couple up to a train for a mine run in the late afternoon
Date approximate. A relic sits in front of the magnificent station awaiting work. The station is now known as California Dreaming.
Originally Central of Georgia, once ubiquitous down in this area. We loved the sound and the smoke as they wheeled locals full of wood products and miscellaneous “stuff” through quaint small town... (more)
EL 1025 at the sanding tower, Croxton Yard, Secacus, NJ during January, 1976.