Monday, October 21, 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

4268 Pictures and Paintwork


Here are some recent pictures and paintwork on 4268, thanks to Allen Small

 
On the Turntable

On the Nose

 
Side Panel painting with Eric Grover, Corey Fothergill,
and Francis Small

25th Anniversary 470 Railroad Club



This  48 page brochure was published for the club's 25th Anniversary. It is about the end of an era in Maine railroading in 1957, told by William F. Gale of Hillside, Illinois,  who traveled the railroads that summer. It includes a number of pictures and train schedules.

This brochure was part of Mr. Stevenson's recently scanned collection of 470 Newsletters



25th Anniversary 470 Railroad Club 1979


 
Brochure Cover Page
 
 
 
Train 57 departs Union Station for Rockland

Thursday, July 18, 2019

New Jersey Transit Rolls Out Heritage Coaches

New Jersey Transit is marking its 40th anniversary this month, and among other activities is rolling out six MultiLevel “Heritage Coaches” decorated with the logos of several predecessor railroads —Pennsylvania Railroad, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Erie-Lackawanna, Conrail, Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines. From Railway Age, July 16, 2019

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







 


Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Pan Am Executive Train at Pittsfield Bicentennial on June 19

Station and Entrance to Train Tour


Locomotives PAR1 and PAR2


Sleeper, Dome and Passenger Cars

Maine Central Caboose and Speeder at Station

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The sheep sure know how to hitch a ride

Thanks to Doug Johnson, John Joy and Sherward Farnsworth for sending along this picture taken at the South Portal of Roger's Pass.

The sheep sure know how to hitch a ride!


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A Dozen More Covered Wagons by Douglas Kydd from the B&M Bulletin


This article was originally published in  Volume XXVIII, Number 3 of the B&M Bulletin, a publication of the B&M Historical Society. Photos from the author’s collection.


It appears here in three parts, along with a short article "4268A: The Oddball" about the conversion of EMD test unit #930 into B&M 4268.



Part 1 of A Dozen More Covered Wagons


Part 2 of A Dozen More Covered Wagons


Part 3 of A Dozen More Covered Wagons


4268A The Oddball