Noisy Neighbor. One of the P&W's annual Polar Express excursions tiptoes between a couple of houses in Uxbridge, on the way back to Woonsocket. Hopefully the residents on Hartford ... (more)
Relic. The Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited departs Framingham behind the usual pair of P42s. The NYC-era signal bridge above the train owes its continued existence ... (more)
Rite Of Passage. It wouldn't be the holiday season unless the P&W's annual Polar Express runs have begun. Here the first weekend's trip rolls north across the Mumford River in Uxbr... (more)
A Big Engine For A Little Road. The Strasburg's largest engine, 2-10-0 #90, arrives home after another nine-mile round trip to Leaman Place.
Steam In The Snow. Conway Scenic's ex-Canadian National 0-6-0 passes through a typical New Hampshire winter scene as she starts downhill with the 2011 edition of the Massachusetts B... (more)
Tucked Away. The Mount Washington Cog Railway may have gone mostly diesel, but there's still a healthy supply of steam locomotives stashed away at the shop below the Base Station. ... (more)
Face Off. A Maine Central GP40 and Montreal, Maine, & Atlantic B39-8E (and a photographer who wasn't careful enough to stay out of his own photo) face off after dark in White River ... (more)
Heading For Home. The annual shopper's special from Woonsocket to the outlet stores of Putnam, Connecticut, heads for home across the Mumford River in Uxbridge. The state line and ... (more)
In The Dark. Its dark, the weather is turning damp, and White River Junction's Glory Days festival has come to a close. But there are still trains to be photographed, with five dis... (more)
Long Hood Forward on MBTA? No, MBTA has not adopted long-hood forward operation. When #1133 returned from being overhauled by NS, it was set off in Nevens Yard for a CSX local to f... (more)
Show Piece. Arguably the center piece of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania's collection, Altoona-built GG-1 #4935 served three owners over a 40-year career before retiring to a cen... (more)
A Night Off. Three P&W units and a leased visitor, not needed for the night's road jobs for Rhode Island and Connecticut, await their next call to duty in front of the P&W's Worceste... (more)
Congregating. As the hostlers move AMTK 137 into the shop, a gaggle of other Amtrak units (and a BNSF straggler) come together in Chicago. I count 19 locomotives and a few NPCUs in... (more)
Making The Drop. The FRVT crew drops a slug of tank cars, recently arrived from the CSX interchange, into Twin Rivers Technologies. Aside from being the primary customer, TRT also ... (more)
Last Train Home. A late-night arrival from Boston's North Station pulls into Lowell as an outlawed edition of Pan Am's EDPO sits across from the tower, waiting for a fresh crew.