Having been built as Boston & Maine GP9 1838 in 1957, Pan Am Railways ST GP9 77 soldiers on in yard duty at the railroad's Waterville, Maine facility.
Morning sun shines on WA-2 doing some work at the east end of the yard before assembling its train of six Cavendish loads and heading northeast. The building in the background is the large Huhtam... (more)
WA-2 cruises past the westward absolute signal at CPF 107 while blowing for the Bellsqueeze Road crossing at 1338. The empties are from Cavendish Agricultural at Detroit.
From this vantage point, this scene could easily be from 25 years ago (except for some slightly more modern covered hoppers) as GP9 77 leads six loads for Cavendish Agricultural north out of Water... (more)
WA-2 strides through Pittsfield with six loads for Cavendish Agricultural, a few miles to the east at Detroit. It doesn't get much better than seeing and hearing GP9 #77 in about the fourth notch... (more)
While hanging around the railfan bridge for a few hours waiting for something to head west, we watched plenty of power shifting around. Most notable was this set of GP9s, 77 and 45, that were swit... (more)