Starting in 2010, unit trains of ethanol began traversing the Green Mountain Gateway route – a cooperation between three railroads, the Vermont Rail System, New England Central Railroad and the Providence & Worcester Railroad. The trains were delivered by Canadian Pacific to VTR in Whiethall, New York and made their way over the three roads, […]
I’m pleased to announce that the Oliver O. Jensen Gallery in Essex, Connecticut will be hosting my solo photographic gallery exhibit, titled Hidden in Plain Sight this winter! The exhibit will feature a number of prints showing the art hidden within the railroad in plain sight. Please join me at the opening celebration/reception on the […]
There’s lots to do around a tourist railroad to keep things rolling smoothly, both in a mechanical and aesthetic sense. From carpentry, welding, or painting to brush clearing and trackwork – and all of that takes human effort to accomplish. The Valley Railroad, based in Essex, Connecticut is no different. But they have one asset that […]
Our family vacation brought us to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania this year, and our itinerary included some hiking, Amish culture, brewpubs, pretzels and of course a little touch of railroading. We spent a day around Strasburg, Pennsylvania visiting both the Strasburg Rail Road, as well as the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania – well, part of it anyway.
Weather forecasts were calling for high temperatures approaching the 90s, coupled with fairly high humidity for Saturday July 30, 2016 – a pretty normal occurrence for mid-summer in southern New England. Instead of seeking out the comfort of an air conditioned space, I headed out to do a little shooting – in an even warmer environment, the cab […]
Let’s jump into the (not-so) wayback machine for a moment today, and go back exactly nine years ago – to December 4, 2006 (and about the same time as I’m posting this), where I had a pretty unique photographic opportunity. Something unusual happened on the New England Central Railroad in Mansfield, Connecticut, and I would […]