The last little bit of snow hangs on as a trio of -8's lead a taconite train along the CN Missabe sub. In a couple hundred yards they will take a left turn onto the CN Iron Range sub for Two Harb... (more)
A trio of -8's lead a mostly empty limestone train back to Proctor, MN on a cold and very windy day.
When coal trains ran in profusion, another set of empties for the Powder River basin departs Fremont, NE behind a pre-AC-era set of power: Dash8, SD60 and SD40-2 all in C&NW colors. Fuji Sensia.
Snow is falling as Minorca taconite pellets run south on the CN Iron Range sub bound for Two harbors, MN.
Pan Am train POAY is seen passing under the Boston & Maine searchlight signals at CPF-297 in the Wamesit section of Tewksbury.
The power for Pan Am train AYPO is seen passing the old Lawrence passenger station. The crew is headed to pick up two additional locomotives and a cut of cars for Portland. The crew will then shov... (more)
Holt & Bugbee, manufacturers of custom millwork and flooring has been in business since 1825. The Tewksbury facility, which was opened in 1994 lies next to the Pan Am freight main. Although there ... (more)
Pan Am Ayer to Portland freight AYPO is seen at the MP 294 signals crossing North Street in Tewksbury.
Pan Am Ayer to Portland freight AYPO is seen knocking down the signals at CPF-LO and about to pass under Middlesex Street in Lowell.
It would appear that CN 2030 is leading a train stopped at Turcot Ouest, but it was actually the fourth unit on CN 305. The three units ahead have departed for Taschereau Yard to set off CN 3122.
Pan Am Portland to Ayer freight POAY is seen splitting the signals at BW 29 in North Andover with a matching blue lashup.
Pan Am Portland to Ayer road freight POAY is seen passing the former Boston & Maine 1906 depot at Wells Beach, Maine. The train has a matching set of all blue power with 7523, 619, 7518.
After some of the white stuff fell the day before now today it's just a plan old nice day. And a train showed up.
L&C 12 returns too Chester with the unique mother and slug set on point
Running south along the CN Iron Range sub having just went by the N. Biwabik signals and passing a string of veteran DMIR ore cars that are staged here for the winter. CN 2041 has 145 of the much... (more)