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3/18/2019
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Maine Central
Model:Rebuilt EMD SD40-3Built As:QNSL 203 (SD40)
Serial Number:A2331Order No:C326
Frame Number:Built:2/1969
Notes:Ex-KCS, Rebuilt from SD40
Other locos with this serial:  KCS 698(SD40-3) KCS 3126(SD40-3) MEC 600(SD40-3)
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Used locomotive purchase
Title:  Used locomotive purchase
Description:  Former KCS 3126, soon to become MEC 600, idles in front of the old tower in the consist of a "canned" eastbound.
Photo Date:  3/19/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2012 8:56:01 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  423   Comments: 0
Headin West
Title:  Headin West
Description:  NMED with MEC 600 west head west with 53 cars in tow. They will drop 7 at Graniteville(Westford)
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 9:54:50 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  823   Comments: 3
Side View
Title:  Side View
Description:  Side view of MEC 600 Ex KCS 3126
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 10:11:54 PM
Location:  North Chelmsford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  398   Comments: 0
Welcome To New England
Title:  Welcome To New England
Description:  NMED passes the West Chelmsford freight house
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 10:30:26 PM
Location:  West Chelmsford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  645   Comments: 3
Zipping By
Title:  Zipping By
Description:  NMED with MEC 600 zips by Town Farm Rd.
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 11:03:48 PM
Location:  Westford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  421   Comments: 0
Under the Moon
Title:  Under the Moon
Description:  NMED heads west past Sandy Pond Rd. in Ayer under a almost full moon
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 11:35:16 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
NMED
Title:  NMED
Description:  NMED with the new MEC 600 and MEC 609 sit at Western Ave. awaiting the engine maintainer to fix the window.
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 9:44:48 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  705   Comments: 0
At CPF-NC
Title:  At CPF-NC
Description:  Once the separation point between District 2 and 3 now D 2 controls all movements from here to CPF-312
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 10:06:02 PM
Location:  North Chelmsford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  455   Comments: 2
Hometown
Title:  Hometown
Description:  After missing the first four in their old markings head east I sucessfully caught two renumbered in my hometown.
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 10:44:19 PM
Location:  Westford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  402   Comments: 2
Headin West Again
Title:  Headin West Again
Description:  After dropping 7 cars off and waiting an hour for them NMED leaves Westford and with those new SDs it took no time to get to speed
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 10:54:19 PM
Location:  Westford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  368   Comments: 1
Going For The Meet
Title:  Going For The Meet
Description:  MEC 516(AY-R) heads down the number 2 and will meet NMED down towards the next crossing
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 11:22:50 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 516(GP40-2LW) MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  421   Comments: 0
Last Light
Title:  Last Light
Description:  Even with the longer nights coming the light still goes fast. NMED in some of the last light at Sandy Pond Rd.
Photo Date:  3/27/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 11:30:23 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  409   Comments: 1
No place to go
Title:  No place to go
Description:  Due to flooding on the Stony Brook Branch, these trains wait to be re-routed.
Photo Date:  4/2/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 9:59:57 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 609(SD40-2)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
No place to go
Title:  No place to go
Description:  Due to flooding on the Stony Brook Branch, these trains wait to be re-routed.
Photo Date:  4/2/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 10:04:19 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) BNSF 9938(SD70MAC)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
EDNM
Title:  EDNM
Description:  EDNM with newly painted MEC 604(Ex TFM 1408) pulls into Rigby Yard
Photo Date:  4/17/2010  Upload Date: 4/20/2010 12:35:27 AM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 604(SD40-2) MEC 600(SD40-3) BM 330(GP40) MEC 605(SD40-2)
Views:  835   Comments: 0
Northbound
Title:  Northbound
Description:  Northbound Downeaster passes EDNM
Photo Date:  4/17/2010  Upload Date: 4/20/2010 1:01:21 AM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 605(SD40-2) BM 330(GP40) MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 604(SD40-2)
Views:  737   Comments: 0
Picking up
Title:  Picking up
Description:  495-ED backs through the crossovers at CPF-WA to make a pick-up before heading west.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 10:06:43 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  295   Comments: 2
Three In One
Title:  Three In One
Description:  Three "new" SD 40-2s at Deerfield
Photo Date:  5/22/2010  Upload Date: 5/27/2010 10:42:06 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 608(SD40-2) MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 601(SD40-3)
Views:  751   Comments: 0
Leaser with new used SD40-2 in the Yard
Title:  Leaser with new used SD40-2 in the Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/3/2010  Upload Date: 9/28/2012 11:28:49 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Eric Shito
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6450(SD40-2) MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description:  MEC 600 sits at CPF-307 in a minute she will be taken east and ultimatly to Waterville for repairs and paint
Photo Date:  7/20/2010  Upload Date: 8/2/2010 8:06:20 PM
Location:  Westford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
NMED
Title:  NMED
Description:  NMED with freshly repainted MEC SD40-2 #600 pulls 18 Barbers down track one to drop them off on West Main Street
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 1/8/2011 1:02:16 AM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  644   Comments: 2
MEC 370
Title:  MEC 370
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 11/16/2011 9:28:39 AM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 370(GP40) MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/27/2011 4:24:26 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/27/2011 9:15:18 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/27/2011 9:18:22 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/27/2011 9:20:32 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/27/2011 9:21:51 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 370(GP40) MEC 321(GP40)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2011  Upload Date: 11/17/2011 2:14:10 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
Underway
Title:  Underway
Description:  495ED is underway, headed west at CPF-WA.
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 4:46:22 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  344   Comments: 2
Breaking Through
Title:  Breaking Through
Description:  495ED, the first train west of Lowell since yesterday's snowstorm, punches through the snowbank on Middlessex Street.
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 1/13/2011 4:49:57 PM
Location:  North Chelmsford, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  435   Comments: 5
Pan Am Train 495ED Plays Snow Blower
Title:  Pan Am Train 495ED Plays Snow Blower
Description:  Pan Am train 495ED clears the way after a classic New England snow storm.
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 1/14/2011 5:42:31 PM
Location:  Westford, MA
Author:  Jonelle DeFelice
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  1231   Comments: 14
495ED
Title:  495ED
Description:  After a day since the storm with out a train 495ED has the honors of clearing the ole Stoney Brook
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 3/28/2011 11:52:31 AM
Location:  West Chelmsford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  455   Comments: 1
495ED
Title:  495ED
Description:  495ED hits School St. in West Chelmsford. An edited verison of this photo was used on the cover of the Pan Am Clipper Issue 1 of 2011
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 3/28/2011 11:52:40 AM
Location:  West Chelmsford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  430   Comments: 1
Cropped
Title:  Cropped
Description:  This is the same shot but cropped the way it looks on the cover of the Pan Am Clipper Issue 1. The Clipper is the companies "newsletter"
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 3/28/2011 11:52:50 AM
Location:  West Chelmsford, MA
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  586   Comments: 0
Pan Am Train 495ED
Title:  Pan Am Train 495ED
Description:  Pan Am train 495ED passes the MBTA station at Shirley MA
Photo Date:  1/13/2011  Upload Date: 1/14/2011 5:41:27 PM
Location:  Shirley, MA
Author:  Jonelle DeFelice
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Winter,Station,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/22/2011  Upload Date: 2/24/2011 8:29:09 AM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dan Glatiotis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
UP 5519
Title:  UP 5519
Description:  495-ED
Photo Date:  3/15/2011  Upload Date: 3/15/2011 5:08:41 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Bob Sprague
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9879(C40-9W) MEC 606(SD40-2) UP 5519(AC45CCTE) MEC 348(GP40) MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  429   Comments: 2
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2011  Upload Date: 3/15/2011 5:16:23 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Bob Sprague
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
WAED West Through Ballardvale
Title:  WAED West Through Ballardvale
Description:  Pan Am train WAED heading west through Ballardvale commuter rail station.
Photo Date:  6/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/12/2012 5:54:19 PM
Location:  Andover, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
WAED West Through Ballardvale
Title:  WAED West Through Ballardvale
Description:  Pan Am train WAED heading west through Ballardvale commuter rail station.
Photo Date:  6/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/12/2012 5:56:06 PM
Location:  Andover, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
POED Heading West
Title:  POED Heading West
Description:  POED heading west through Tewksbury
Photo Date:  6/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/17/2012 7:19:31 PM
Location:  Tewksbury, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 616(SD40M-2)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
POED Heading West
Title:  POED Heading West
Description:  POED heading west over the Concord River in Lowell.
Photo Date:  6/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/17/2012 5:39:01 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 619(SD40M-2) MEC 379(GP40)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
POED Heading West
Title:  POED Heading West
Description:  POED heading west over the Concord River in Lowell.
Photo Date:  6/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/17/2012 5:39:01 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 619(SD40M-2) MEC 379(GP40)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description:  Trapped among several NS units on a empty coal train.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/20/2012 7:58:05 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  William Sweeney
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
AY-Extra
Title:  AY-Extra
Description:  Pan Am local AY-Extra passing through Ayer to CPF-AY to crossover and come back to the tower to water the 600.
Photo Date:  12/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/14/2012 7:56:25 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 380(GP40)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
AY-Extra
Title:  AY-Extra
Description:  Pan Am local AY-Extra returning from CPF-AY to crossover and backing down to the tower so the 600 can be watered.
Photo Date:  12/26/2011  Upload Date: 6/14/2012 7:56:26 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 380(GP40)
Views:  118   Comments: 1
Rolling east
Title:  Rolling east
Description:  A eastbound road job rolls over Groton Harvard Rd.
Photo Date:  1/6/2012  Upload Date: 5/9/2012 2:46:58 AM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  William Sweeney
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 619(SD40M-2) MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Rolling east
Title:  Rolling east
Description:  With the commuter about to clear CPF-WL just ahead, the eastbound throttles up.
Photo Date:  1/6/2012  Upload Date: 5/10/2012 11:27:20 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  William Sweeney
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 619(SD40M-2) MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
The class unit
Title:  The class unit
Description:  Trailing on a eastbound at Snake Hill Rd.
Photo Date:  1/6/2012  Upload Date: 5/10/2012 11:27:53 PM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  William Sweeney
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3) MEC 619(SD40M-2)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
MEC 600
Title:  MEC 600
Description:  MEC 600 on its way down a siding to pick up a string of cars.
Photo Date:  1/7/2012  Upload Date: 1/22/2012 10:58:29 AM
Location:  Ayer, MA
Author:  Dan Glatiotis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 600(SD40-3)
Views:  76   Comments: 0


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