Abby on the Mt. Avalon Trail.
Cascades along the Mt. Avalon Trail.
Crawford Notch from Mt. Avalon. Webster cliffs to the left. US 302 running up the center of the notch. If you look closely you can see the rail cut to the right.
Abby on the summit of Mt. Avalon.
Saco Lake at the top of Crawford Notch. Saco Lake and south drains to the Gulf of Maine, and north drains via the Connecticut River. Behind Mt. Adams, Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, Mt. Monroe, Mt. Eisenhower, Mt. Pierce.
Mt. Washington, Mt. Monroe, Mt. Eisenhower, and Mt. Pierce. Crawford Path climbs the closer ridge, Edmunds Path the farther ridge (Mt. Eisenhower). Behind is Boott Spur.
The Northern Presidentials: Mt. Adams, Mt. Jefferson (Mt. Madison is behind Mt. Adams).
Rail activity at Crawford Depot. After pulling into the station the Conway Scenic RR Notch Train locomotive consist runs around the train. The train is pulled by a pair of EMD FP-9A units.
View of Webster Cliffs and Crawford Notch.
Abby napping on the summit.
Crawford Depot looking south to to the Gateway of the Notch. The milepost says "P-56": 56 miles to Portland, ME.
Tracks at Crawford Depot.
On the way back we encountered the Notch Train and Valley train meeting at Bartlett Depot.
The Valley Train pulled into the Bartlett siding while the Notch Train (pictured) slowly moved South.
Notch train pulled by pair of GM EMD FP-9A locomotives.
General Motors Electro-Motive Division FP-9A.
Notch Train passing the waiting Valley Train.
Next EMD GP-7 runs around to pull the Valley train south.
Notch train heads slowly south down the Maine Central Mountain Division while the Valley Train waits.
EMD GP-7 #573 is recoupled.
Reconnecting the air hoses after coupling.
Valley Train starts south.
Stonehurst Manor, where we stayed.