The high-and-wide extra arrives at its destination for the rail portion of the journey on the rebuilt 'Redstone Branch' (ex-MEC to Portland, ME). The load will be transferred onto a 12-axle truck ... (more)
The second part of the transformer load sails across Willey Brook Bridge on 20-axle Schnabel Car, BBCX 1000, as seen from the shoulder of Route 302. Railroad: UntitledLocomotive: 20-Axle Schnabel CarLocation: Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, USALocomotive #: BBCX 1000Train ID: CSRX High-WidePhoto Date: June 20, 2009
Low hanging clouds linger in the mountains north of Fabyan as CSRX 573 and the FP9 "sisters" lead the first revenue freight train over the ex-MEC since 1983 as two fishermen glance up at the first... (more)
The "sisters" are now in charge of the high-and-wide move between Bartlett and North Conway as CSRX 6516 leads the train over a small creek east of Bartlett.
Plenty of eyes... on the ground, on board the train and even in the air carefully watch the special move as it departs Crowford Notch. CSRX 573 leads FP9s 6516 and 6506, a two-piece electri... (more)