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By:Geoff Doane
Dates:9/7/2016 - 9/11/2016
Album Info:Highlights from a trip through Vermont in September, 2016.
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St. Albans Switcher
Title:  St. Albans Switcher
Description:  Fugly chop-nose SD9 1750 switches cars in Italy Yard
Photo Date:  9/7/2016  Upload Date: 10/2/2016 10:10:48 PM
Location:  St. Albans, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NECR 1750(SD9)
Views:  285   Comments: 2
East Alburg Trestle
Title:  East Alburg Trestle
Description:  CN 324 creeps across the wood pile trestle crossing Missisquoi Bay
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/2/2016 10:20:03 PM
Location:  East Alburg, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2124(C40-8)
Views:  127   Comments: 1
CN 324 at Swanton
Title:  CN 324 at Swanton
Description:  The 17 -car train passes a nicely manicured lawn on the back side of Swanton, VT.
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/2/2016 10:22:11 PM
Location:  Swanton, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2124(C40-8)
Views:  98   Comments: 2
Ready to Roll
Title:  Ready to Roll
Description:  NECR 500, the woodchip train for Burlington, is ready to leave Italy Yard as CN 324 pulls up in the background
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:12:33 PM
Location:  St. Albans, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2124(C40-8) BPRR 3000(GP40)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
Georgia High Bridge
Title:  Georgia High Bridge
Description:  NECR train 500's GP40 and woodchip hoppers sail high above the Lamoille River on their way to Burlington.
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:14:41 PM
Location:  East Georgia, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BPRR 3000(GP40)
Views:  74   Comments: 3
Back to Canada
Title:  Back to Canada
Description:  With their work in St. Albans finished, the crew heads back to Montreal with train 323.
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:16:18 PM
Location:  East Alburg, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2124(C40-8) CN 2124(C40-8)
Views:  80   Comments: 1
Return When Empty
Title:  Return When Empty
Description:  NECR 500 is about to re-enter the main line at Essex Jct. with empty hoppers for Swanton.
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:18:18 PM
Location:  Essex Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BPRR 3000(GP40)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
Burlington Local
Title:  Burlington Local
Description:  The afternoon local out of Burlington passes the former station at New Haven Jct.
Photo Date:  9/8/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:20:46 PM
Location:  New Haven Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  VTR 205(GP38AC)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
Ethan Allen Express
Title:  Ethan Allen Express
Description:  The Ethan Allen Express passes the former Rutland station in Center Rutland
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:32:24 PM
Location:  Center Rutland, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 701(P32AC-DM)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
Crossing Rt. 7
Title:  Crossing Rt. 7
Description:  Train 263 crosses Rt. 7 as they get under way for Bellows Falls
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:33:54 PM
Location:  Rutland, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2)
Views:  80   Comments: 1
VRS Train 263
Title:  VRS Train 263
Description:  A pair of red Geeps in the Green Mountains
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:36:11 PM
Location:  East Clarendon, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  79   Comments: 1
Through the Vermont Countryside
Title:  Through the Vermont Countryside
Description:  263 works upgrade through farm country on the way to Bellows Falls
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:38:12 PM
Location:  East Wallingford, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  77   Comments: 1
Making the Grade
Title:  Making the Grade
Description:  263 passes some stored tankers in the siding as they crest the grade at Summit
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:40:24 PM
Location:  Summit, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2)
Views:  51   Comments: 1
Next Stop Smithville
Title:  Next Stop Smithville
Description:  Train 263 coasts downgrade to the next stop at the talc mine in Smithville.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:42:06 PM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  107   Comments: 1
Crossing Rt. 103
Title:  Crossing Rt. 103
Description:  263 crosses Rt. 103 again as the train drops down towards Chester.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:48:31 PM
Location:  Proctorsville, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  66   Comments: 1
Tree Tunnel
Title:  Tree Tunnel
Description:  263 runs along the fresh stone ballast in the Cavendish Gulf
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:50:49 PM
Location:  Cavendish, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Rolling Past the Depot
Title:  Rolling Past the Depot
Description:  No stops today as 263 heads for Riverside, near Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:52:28 PM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Station,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
Bridge in the Fields
Title:  Bridge in the Fields
Description:  263 threads through a through truss bridge over the Williams River.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:55:52 PM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Obligatory Covered Bridge Shot
Title:  Obligatory Covered Bridge Shot
Description:  263 rolls past the recently rebuilt (2012) covered bridge over the Williams River
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 5:58:09 PM
Location:  Bartonsville, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  59   Comments: 1
Another Tree Tunnel
Title:  Another Tree Tunnel
Description:  Near the east end of the siding, 263 emerges from the trees.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 6:00:20 PM
Location:  Bartonsville, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
Broadside
Title:  Broadside
Description:  263's two Geeps cross Parker Hill Rd. on a recently rebuilt bridge.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 6:02:31 PM
Location:  Rockingham, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CLP 306(GP40-2) VTR 201(GP38-2)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
New Englander
Title:  New Englander
Description:  The P&W business train is being turned on the White River Jct. wye.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 6:04:04 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  138   Comments: 0
Glory Days of the Railroad
Title:  Glory Days of the Railroad
Description:  P&W sent their business train to the 2016 Festival in White River Jct.
Photo Date:  9/9/2016  Upload Date: 10/3/2016 6:05:27 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PW 4006(B40-8W)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
Glory Days of the Railroad
Title:  Glory Days of the Railroad
Description:  GP40-2W 311 shoves the excursion train past Norwich, VT, as seen from the New Hampshire side of the Connecticut River.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:20:16 PM
Location:  Norwich, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Glory Days of the Railroad
Title:  Glory Days of the Railroad
Description:  The VRS excursion train ran several 30 minute trips up the Washington Co. line (former CP) on the Saturday of the festival
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:21:07 PM
Location:  Norwich, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  49   Comments: 1
Northbound Vermonter
Title:  Northbound Vermonter
Description:  Just a few minutes out of White River Jct., the northbound Vermonter crosses the White River for the first time
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:22:13 PM
Location:  Hartford, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 108(P42DC)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
P&W 4006
Title:  P&W 4006
Description:  The Saturday night photo shoot at the Glory Days of the Railroad Festival featured the P&W passenger equipment.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:23:17 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  PW 4006(B40-8W)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
P&W at the Glory Days of the Railroad Festival
Title:  P&W at the Glory Days of the Railroad Festival
Description:  We got to try plenty of exposures and several different perspectives for each scene.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:24:17 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  PW 4006(B40-8W)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
Green Mountain Excursion
Title:  Green Mountain Excursion
Description:  VRS sent their 50th anniversary GP40-2W to pull the excursion train for the Glory Days of the Railroad Festival.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:25:00 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Night,Passenger
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  44   Comments: 0
50th Anniversary Diesel
Title:  50th Anniversary Diesel
Description:  VTR 311 is the former CN 9662. Strictly speaking, it is not the "L" version of the wide nose because it has the standard GP40-2 frame.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:25:37 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  55   Comments: 1
Pan Am at the Glory Days of the Railroad Festival
Title:  Pan Am at the Glory Days of the Railroad Festival
Description:  Only the middle unit in the consist is a GP40-2LW. Note that its frame sits higher above the fuel tank than the GP40-2Ws on each end. The higher frame is lighter (the "L") to compensate for the heavier safety cab.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:26:20 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  MEC 511(GP40-2LW) MEC 504(GP40-2LW)
Views:  95   Comments: 1
PanAm GP40-2W
Title:  PanAm GP40-2W
Description:  The fresh paint sure looked nice at the night photot session, but the locomotive is essentially a B-unit, with no seats in the cab.
Photo Date:  9/10/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 9:27:21 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  MEC 511(GP40-2LW)
Views:  108   Comments: 1
GMRC Excursion
Title:  GMRC Excursion
Description:  311 shoves the last trip of the day north along the Connecticut River
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:06:03 PM
Location:  Norwich, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  38   Comments: 1
Glory Days of the Railroad, 2016
Title:  Glory Days of the Railroad, 2016
Description:  311 shoves a trainload of festival attendees north and through the truss bridge at the outlet of the Ompompanoosuc River.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:08:29 PM
Location:  Pompanoosuc, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  61   Comments: 1
GMRC Excursion
Title:  GMRC Excursion
Description:  On the southbound leg of the last trip of the day, the excursion passes a former station next to the track.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:10:18 PM
Location:  Pompanoosuc, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  61   Comments: 2
Glory Days of the Railroad, 2016
Title:  Glory Days of the Railroad, 2016
Description:  The southbound excursion rides a long curved fill next to the Connecticut River.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:11:55 PM
Location:  Norwich, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  44   Comments: 1
No Stop at This Station
Title:  No Stop at This Station
Description:  VTR 311 and train pass the former depot at Norwich.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:13:04 PM
Location:  Norwich, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW)
Views:  61   Comments: 2
NECR Contribution
Title:  NECR Contribution
Description:  This was just one of 5 former CN GP40-2L or GP40-2W locomotives on site for the 2016 Glory Days of the Railroad festival. CN would have a hard time pulling 5 of these together in one place in 2016.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:14:19 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  NECR 3040(GP40-2LW)
Views:  58   Comments: 1
Glory Days of the Railroad, 2016
Title:  Glory Days of the Railroad, 2016
Description:  With the GMRC excursion back at the station, the engineer starts 4006 and readies that train to move.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:15:15 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  VTR 311(GP40-2LW) PW 4006(B40-8W)
Views:  80   Comments: 1
Leaving the Festival
Title:  Leaving the Festival
Description:  The P&W display train passes a signal at the south end of the yard as it leaves the 2016 Glory Days of the Railroad Festival in White River Junction.
Photo Date:  9/11/2016  Upload Date: 10/7/2016 10:16:04 PM
Location:  White River Junction, VT
Author:  Geoff Doane
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PW 4006(B40-8W)
Views:  56   Comments: 1


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