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Southbound Switcher

Oh how easy it is to fall behind on things.  Like usual, I’m a bit behind on my postings here, so here’s one from a week and a half ago – July 5th.  I had Monday off since it was a company holiday, so I took a little time in the morning to do a […]


Midnight Moonshine Extra 6

Last Friday night the last cut of 40 ethanol cars made their way into Palmer, MA on the New England Central Railroad where a fresh crew picked them up for the trip south to New London, CT (for a look back at the previous 40 cars, click here and here).  The Providence & Worcester Railroad […]


Two-Fer-Tuesday on the NECR 1

On the first day of December, I had a small hole in my daytime schedule to get out for a bit.  But as sometimes happens, things don’t go as planned.  As I usually plan on doing, I was going to bag Providence & Worcester train NR-2 in Ledyard, and perhaps New England Central train NERWNE […]


P&W NR2, a Los Angeles and the NECR in the dark

Quite the day today turned out to be.  It started out under sunny blue skies, with some changing foliage along the Thames River, and ended in the dark, with some more of that nice New England color.  But that ending also had a piece of Florida in the picture – literally.  And the other stuff […]