Downeaster 696 prepares to head south out of Portland on a sunny but freezing winter day.
The Interloper. Making a scheduled appearance at what is mostly an MBTA location, Amtrak's Downeaster from Portland enters North Station.
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Amtrak's Downeaster passes through thick fog along the marshes in Scarborough, ME, heading south for it's next station stop at Old Orchard Beach.
Taken from Taschereau Blvd, Amtrak 696 heads east on the St hyacinthe sub before turning south on the Rouses Point sub at Canon Jct.
Hitting snow drifts after snow drifts, Amtrak 696 is having a hard time seing thru its winshields! A brief pause at Cantic will permit the crew to clear up their windows.
Leaves ready to fall allready...
Notice the bad paint job on locomotive's side. Train passing by the old St-Jean train station. More pics of Quebec at : http://photo.quebectrain.com/