Stan Amster Photography – Scenic and Commercial Photography in Northern New England.

Conway Scenic Railroad

Conway Scenic Railroad Mountaineer train at The Gateway

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Former Boston & Maine 4266 (F7a), former Maine Central 573 (GP7), and the Former Boston & Maine 4268 (F7a) come through The Gateway on a warm day. This was the first time all three former Boston & Maine units have run together.
Side note. I was the only person at this location when this special excursion train ran. In other words, Only I have pictures of this consist coming through The Gateway.

The Conway Scenic Railroad 7470 in the snow.

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Steam locomotive #7470 was built by the Grand Trunk Railway Point St. Charles Shops at Montreal, Quebec, in 1921 with serial #22/1500. It is a coal fired switching locomotive with an 0-6-0 wheel arrangement; it has 51” driving wheels and 22” x 26” cylinders. It develops 36,700 lbs of tractive effort.

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