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 oibu » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:31 pm

^^^^ shhhhhhhhhh! Don't jinx them! :-)
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:14 pm

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:37 pm

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby baldy » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:29 am

FYI: the as
52 is on the Belfast and Moosebead Lake this weekend. Hauling passengers to the Common Ground Fair. Loco is on the Unity end. Train only tickets can be purchased.
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby fromway » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:20 pm

Old 52 was busy on Saturday. She got tired and decided to take a rest for a while. Some people waiting in Unity had to get in their cars and drive to the fair while the troops worked to get 52 running again. 52 did come back to life later in the day.
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby thebigham » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:33 am

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137366737 ... 034280404/

"Sappi 3 makes their way across Rt. 201 on their way to the Waterville yard behind both of Pan Am's heritage painted GP9's with a decent sized train in tow. While they are usually used for switching in the yard, you can usually get at least one of them running to Augusta or Oakland. The pair generally isn't kept together so getting them together on Sappi 3 was a nice change from just the usual lone GP9."
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby NHV 669 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:16 pm

They're the last two left if I'm not mistaken, (thought I read somewhere 72 was recently retired) it's best they stick together to the end. :-)
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby KSmitty » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:53 pm

Yeah, 72 died its last death this fall.
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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

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Re: Pan Am's Heritage Locomotives

Postby MEC407 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:27 am

Pretty photo. Good candidate for the PAR calendar.
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