The Return of Ethanol

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, […]

Tuesday day and night 2

Yesterday I was able to get out for a bit to catch Providence & Worcester train NR-2 in the morning – trying to take advantage of some of the last remaining fall color down in southeastern Connecticut.  In addition to that, later in the evening I managed to catch a quick shot of New England […]

NECR northbound 3

Like usual, I’m a bit behind on postings.  So I’ll take advantage of a little time over lunch to bang out the two posts waiting in the queue.  First up is a quick chase of New England Central train NERWPA (the Willimantic to Palmer turn) between Eagleville, CT and Monson, MA.  In addition to that […]