BAR Turntable and yards, with F3(A) 42 and GP38 96-97 N.Maine Junction.
A paper industry strike has the BAR in hibernation, and the weather is rotten, but you're in Oakfield looking at a yard full of F3As and BL2s, so no whining is allowed.
BL2 57 was paired with F3A 44 for an excursion from Northern Maine Jct. to Milo. A head-on shot is snapped prior to departure from Derby Yard, still in use today by the MM&A.
Somewhere between Northern Maine Jct. and Milo, a photo runby is made by BAR 44.
Climbing the grade out of Oakfield with four BAR GP38's #'s 353, 365, 358, 366
A real classic, this "chickenwire" F was almost non-existent elsewhere even in those days.
Making up train
This was painted in a classic scheme designed to take advantage of the contours of the magnificent machine.
"Chicken wire" Fs were relatively rare to begin with and unheard of this late but here's one still in service.
Bangor and Aroostook had one of the nicest paint schemes before they ruined it by going all blue with yellow letters. Pennsy had this unit on lease in Johnsonburg, PA in the summer of 1960.
This was a great little operation, known locally as the "B&A", not BAR. I believe these are referred to by the rivet counters as Phase II F-3s.
BAR 49,45,80 head north out of Northern Maine Junction late in the evening of a nice spring day. If I remember correctly this train is crossing the MEC on its way out of town and a number of BL-2'... (more)
Bangor & Aroostook 502 leads the Turkey Train South out of Fort Kent. It's headed for Bangor after spending the weekend delivering turkeys to employees along the line. Scanned from Kodachrome 64.
BAR F3 #44 at Searsport, June 1977.