RailPictures.Net Photo: PAR 1 Pan Am EMD FP9 at Athol, Massachusetts by Kevin Burkholder. - On November 15, Pan Am operated an office car special from Worcester to East Deerfield Yard, Massachusetts, then north on the Connecticut River Line to East Northfield, MA to inspect the rail work that has been ongoing. The train - OCS-15 - is seen rolling through Athol, MA on the way to East Deerfield on the first leg of the trip.
Pan Am Railways operated a deadhead Office Car Special (OCS) trip on August 19, running the train from East Deerfield, Massachusetts, to Hoosick Junction, New York, where it was turned and returned to North Adams, Massachusetts, for a Governor Special on August 20. Making a brief passage through the southwestern corner of Vermont, the train heads westbound through North Pownal.