Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby 690 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:14 am

That was mine, I didn't know where his was, so I tried to just fly it up and out of the way quickly. ;)
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby johnpbarlow » Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:54 am

Dogfight! :-D
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby gokeefe » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:39 pm

I noticed the fantastic audio quality as well. VERY impressive.
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 11:33 pm

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby Mikejf » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:35 am

Not much for tires on that Hummvee. Must be railroad owned
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:48 am

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby woodeen » Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:57 pm



Looks like a model train! Cool picture, thank you for posting it
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:18 pm

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby Z31SPL » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:32 pm

beautiful :P
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby b&m 1566 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:04 pm

MEC407 wrote:Photo by Derek Carpine:

http://www.railpictures.net/photo/603355/


Nice picture!
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:43 am

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby gokeefe » Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:51 pm

I have noticed that these two engines seem to be the power of choice for the yard crews in Waterville. They are almost always running.
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby 690 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:12 am

Better to use them for yard power and free up a pair of GP40s for a road job than the opposite (as much as I like catching the geeps on the road).
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:31 am

Also good to keep them close to the shop for reliability reasons.

I can't help but remember a time that seems like it wasn't very long ago — early 2000s — when they had a pretty decent number of GP7s and GP9s on the roster, and those locos were permitted to stray pretty far from yards and shops. I have a particularly vivid memory of a lone chop-nose GP7 making an early morning run from Rigby to Wells with several cars for Spencer Press. As the crew was doing their switching, the sound of that 567 spooling up could be heard over a mile away. After they finished their work, they took the empties back to Rigby and the sound of that old GP7 in Run 8 carried for MILES. By the time they made it to Kennebunk I could still hear them in Wells.
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Re: Status of the GP7s and GP9s

Postby Dick H » Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:19 pm

77 and 52 working at Waterville two days ago.
Thanks to Wayne Johnson for the photo.
Long live the 52 and 77.
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