PORU passes through some wetlands in Greene, not too far from Leeds Jct.
Looking down from College Road, PORU is passing through some fields in Lewiston.
PORU passes by a heavily excavated area off Route 106 in Leeds, a few miles up the Rumford Branch. The pile in the front seems to be mostly chunks of old asphalt.
PORU's power heads back to its train after finishing work at North Leeds.
After leaving most of its train west of Dead River and clear of any grade crossings, 380 is arriving at North Leeds with a few grain hoppers to set off. Once work here is done, the power will be ... (more)
PORU slowly rolls by a farm in Leeds on a hazy spring afternoon. I've seen photos taken here from the 70s and back then you could clearly see Andorscoggin Lake behind the tracks. The trees have ... (more)
PORU makes its way up the branch, passing by a pond at Curtis Corner.
PORU heads up the Rumford Branch with 380
PORU is quite close to Riley's by now, as it crosses the Androscoggin River in Jay. Once it arrives at Riley's, it will be recrewed and drop off two cars before continuing to Rumford. I've reall... (more)
PORU is all slurry cars on this foggy morning. Two of the tank cars are for Riley's (Jay). The rest are for Rumford.
Just after 6am, PORU passes through some beautiful spring colors.
One of the few spots where you can get long views of trains in this part of Maine without trees in the way.
PORU with three Guilford painted units running elephant style passes by some water and approaches a small bridge over it.
Thanks to the leaves not being on the trees yet, I was able to find a nice spot to watch and shoot PORU crossing the Presumpscot River.
PORU is struggling out of Leeds Junction through early morning fog with a train of slurry.