The B&M engine facility for its White River Jct. VT yard was across the Connecticut River in West Lebanon, NH. On the B&M is was known as Westboro.
BAR units were regulars on the CPR. From the mid-1960's to the early-1970's CP was notoriously power short and leased just about anything that would move, including from the BAR, B&M, B&LE, CGW, D... (more)
PRR E-44's and B&O F-units await assignments at RF&P's "Pot Yard". This was the major freight yard in the Washington D.C. area.
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)
The last northbound run of "The Laurentian" climbs the grade from CPR"s Adirondack Junction to Seaway Tower and the twin lift bridges over the St. Lawrence Seaway. The operator's j... (more)
I am five miles east of Julesburg where the U.P. line from North Platte spilts to head to Denver or Cheyenne. Eastern Colorado may look flat but the 20,400 H.P. on the head end of this westbound ... (more)
A Centennial and an SD40-2 race a manifest eastbound, four miles west of Sidney.
A spotless Fairbanks Morse switcher assigned to Fort Carson works the DRGW interchange in Colorado Springs.
The Lake Champlain and Moriah was a six mile shortline owned by Republic Steel that was used to bring iron ore from Mineville to Port Henry. It operated two NW-2's, one lettered as LC&M #19 and t... (more)
"The Laurentian" races south over the Great Chazy River. The previous day's northbound "Laurentian" had a third PA added to it in Rouses Point before going to Montreal and all... (more)
"The Laurentian" moves through the crossovers at CP's Montreal West station after yet another major snowstorm hit Montreal. What is unusual is the power on today's train. Three units w... (more)