In its Penn Central days, one of the unique ex-New Haven Roger Williams RDC cab units departs Boston's South Station on an evening commuter run, mated with a standard RDC.
With all the great photos of Amtrak GP38H-3 #520 leading its first revenue passenger train as the sole power in many years, I thought it would be fitting to show an example of this unit 20 years a... (more)
A pair of MBTA PCC cars hum along Centre Street in Jamaica Plain on their way from downtown Boston to the Arborway terminal. This route, the surviving part of which is now the MBTA E Line, was cut... (more)
An MBTA PCC car has just departed Cedar Grove station on its way to Mattapan via the Mattapan-Ashmont "High Speed Trolley Line". Elderly PCCs still run here in 2017, but now they're rebu... (more)
One of the five ex-PRR E8s that Amtrak rebuilt with HEP capability for use on Northeast Corridor Amfleet consists leads two-car train 153, the Beacon Hill, out of South Station. This was a Boston-... (more)
Amtrak's Downeaster Train 684 arrives into Boston crossing over the historic Tower A draw bridge just outside North station. The train traveled from Brunswick, Maine to Boston.
Six-axle Alcos weren't especially common on Penn Central's former Boston & Albany line, but they did show up on occasion. Century 628 6304 paired with C630 6328 at Beacon Park in Boston on a sprin... (more)
Penn Central's black dip paint scheme is generally not remembered with fondness, but lots of classic locomotives wore it. Minimally decorated Century 630 6328, an ex-PRR unit, visited Boston in Ap... (more)
During its short tenure on the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak's leased Bombardier LRC set departs South Station on a southbound run. Unfortunately the LRC's mechanical performance was not the equal of... (more)
An Acela Express trainset picked up a light snow covering after having spent the night in South Station.
Built in May 1947 as GM&O F3A 880A. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
MBTA 1109 was an FP10 built May 1947 as GM&O F3A 807B. A Roger Puta Photograph