New England Railroading
This feature presents a variety of images related to railroading in
New England. It is constantly growing as I add new images from my
collection and images provided by others on the 'net.
"Delaware - Lackawanna" RS36 #5019 at Braintree MA.
This privately owned unit was leased to an MBTA contractor
for use on the new Old Colony lines during summer 1997. It was
originally D&H 5019, and wears a slightly modified version
of its original paint scheme.
Photo: From the collection of Webmaster
Mount Washington Cog Railway #2 rumbles upgrade near the summit of the
The photo is shot from a down-bound train which has gone into a
siding to let three upgrade trains pass.
Another photo of Mt. Washington Cog #2.
Guilford/Boston & Maine GP39-2 #361 (ex-D&H 7601) at Sommerville, MA,
March 26 1991.
This locomotive is now working for Union Pacific as #2740.
Maine Coast Railroad RS-1 #46 at Wiscasset, Maine, August 1992.
This elderly Alco unit was working in tourist-train service on the
former Maine Central Rockland Line.
Belfast & Moosehead Lake's Swedish 4-6-0, #1149, at Unity, Maine, in
This locomotive, named Spirt of Unity, spent decades in storage in
Sweden before being imported to the US for tourist service on the B&ML.
Spirt of Unity approaching the Unity turnable for a between-runs
spin, August, 1995.
The turntable is ex-Maine Central. The maintenance equipment at far left
is B&ML's fire train, which follows the steam locomotive to put out any
spot fires caused by sparks and cinders.
Maine Central 4-6-2 Pacific #470 on display at Waterville, Maine,
This was the last locomotive under steam on the Maine Central.
Following retirement it was put on display beside MEC's Waterville
yard, where it remains today.
Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington #9, a two-foot gauge 0-4-4T, at
the WW&F Museum, Alna, Maine, in August 1995.
Built by the Portland Locomotive Works in 1891 as Sandy River RR #5,
this locomotive became Sandy River & Rangely Lakes #6, then Kennebec
Central #5, and finally Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington #9 before
being retired in the 1930's. After many years in a private collection,
SR&RL 6/WW&F 9 is now on display in Alna, Maine. It is the last surviving
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