Yearly Archives: 2012


A hike, a cliff and two trains

Continuing on the posts from the past, we’ll go back another month – to the start of April 2012 where I took a hike up to Poquetanuck Cove on the Preston/Ledyard town line.  It was a nice day, and I could not only enjoy a nice walk along the river, but also sit on the […]


Back in May – Turning 3025 1

Here we go folks – starting to clear out the backlog of posts!  For this first post in quite a while, we’ll go back to the beginning of May 2012 where the Providence & Worcester Railroad took Valley Railroad Mikado No 3025 for a spin around Amtrak’s Old Saybrook wye – which also brought it […]


Slideshow – Beyond Mikado Reborn

Recently I put on a slideshow for the New England/Northeast Railroad Prototype Modeler’s Meet in Canton, CT.  The show was titled “Beyond Mikado Reborn” and featured photos that appeared in my article in the March 2012 issue of Railfan & Railroad magazine, as well as many others that didn’t make it into the article.  It’s […]


Gallery Reception – April 13, 2012

For those of you in the eastern Connecticut area, I’d like to invite you to the Photographer’s Reception at the Marlborough Arts Center in Marlborough, Connecticut Friday evening, the 13th of April.  As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m exhibiting six photographs in the Center’s first annual Photography Expo, and there’s a great variety of other work […]


CSOR Hartford Shops Grand Opening Ceremony 3

I had the pleasure of being invited to the Connecticut Southern Railroad’s Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for their new offices and locomotive/car shops in Hartford, CT on April 5, 2012 – not only as a guest, but also as a photographer.  And with a lunch from Black Eyed Sally’s included, how could I […]


Two trains in one shot 1

Managed to find a little time for a walk this morning, so I decided to head up to Poquetanuck Cove again on the Preston/Ledyard line and get a mile of walking in.  It was a little breezy, but not as windy as it was last week (here’s that post), so I could actually feel my […]


P&W Willimantic Extra 3

On Friday March 30th, the Providence & Worcester Railroad ran an extra from Worcester, MA to Willimantic, CT to handle the interchange traffic to and from the New England Central Railroad.  It turned out to be a very nice day, weather-wise, and with summer hours upon us here at work, I decided to take advantage […]


A hike in the wind

What I’d do for my photography.  On Tuesday I had a small hole in the schedule, so I decided to head out for a nice, nearly mile-long hike along the Thames River to catch Providence & Worcester train NR-2.  That was all fine and good, but I neglected to remember that we were coming off […]


NJ and PA – March 20-22, 2012 2

I had to make another trip down to NJ last week for work – of course the cameras came along.  Granted, it was a shorter trip – only three days as opposed to the usual full week, so time to get out and shoot was limited, but I did manage to shoot a little.  And […]