Freighter with lots of scrap metal and chemicals waiting for it's "angle cock" to be fixed near the back of the air line system before starting out for Selkirk NY. Older SD70AC Road # 703 behind t... (more)
Humongous mixed freighter with everything except piggybacks behind and 5 engines up front -heads west downgrade through the radar "trap" where two tracks merge into one.
6229 working alone- prepares to back into a local lumber yard for a delivery in the golden light of the sun setting.
Amtrak 108 heading north into Springfield from Connecticut- past the new Basketball Hall of Fame building
Former Connecticut Southern Railroad GE ( a pair) owned and used by CSX in the West Springfield yard.
Local freighter returning to the CSX yard late morning. A Springfield Amtrak platform barely visible through track 2 bridge
Mixed freighter exiting the Connecticut River bridge just as the sun started to meet the horizon behind me. If I moved back any further- I'd have rolled backwards onto Rt 5 lol
This jet snow blower will be in this spot for quite a while now. In any case- don't blow snow without one !!!:P Check out the note to the operators on the side :D
Pair of GP40-2's returning to the West Springfield yard from a local pickup/delivery run- at sunset.
All Conrail power set of 4 locomotives about to split up. SD40-2 in front and the rest are CW40-8's . The two in front will be left behind and the rear dash 8's will pick up a train of new car rac... (more)
Lakeshore Limited Amtrak train to exits the Connecticut River bridge and over Route 5 ( Boston - Chicago)
This set of the lead SD60I the middle (FURX )SD 40-2 and rear SD70M pull out of the yard to take a 15 min break on the bridge entrance before going back to get the remaining new car train
UPS/Intermodal cruising through the woods in West Springfield parallel to the Westfield River- the sun fighting to poke through the thinning rain clouds
Pushing a piggyback train into the intermodal depot on Day St. They will emerge to switch track and back in to pick up the stack train on the left.
New cars in triple racks head for Boston amidst flurries (moving toward the camera) quarter after 5pm. You can see extra rails leaning against the bridge on the right winding past the lights. This... (more)