The incoming and outgoing crews of this westbound Norfolk Southern container train pause for a chat before beginning the trip west.
Truely an oddball. Only 8 of these units were ever built by GMD for use hauling Toronto Commuter trains (hence the "TC" part of the name). These factory kitbashes sit on SD40 frames, have shorte... (more)
Boston is having a perfect summer morning as street cars race towards Government Center.
Trolley Traffic Lights? In an effort to prevent collisions between the National Park Service Trolley Fleet and the motoring public, the City of Lowell Massachusetts has begun experimenting ... (more)
I can hear the flanges squealing as Motorman Fred takes his Park Service Trolley around one of the tightest curves on the line in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. He's approaching the Suffo... (more)
Weekend layover of T trainsets at the Worcester facility.
Boston's Beacon Park Yard is now officially history; Worcester Yard is one of the beneficiaries with a $100 million expansion, which at 79 acres is pretty close to what Beacon Park Yard was. Track... (more)
All four EMD SD40-2's added to the Pan Am roster in April of 2013 in Norfolk Southern paint roar up the brutal grade to the Mouth of the 4.75 mile long Hoosac Tunnel.
Retro, Sort Of. Wearing a throwback to the colors the F40 fleet wore for most of its service life, AMTK 406 brings up the markers of #699, splitting the Ward Hill signals in Haverhi... (more)
1138 passes the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge whilst working train no 227, 1630 Boston North-Haverhill.
On 02/02/02, a pair of Connecticut Southern B39-8E diesels lay over at the CSX yard in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Both of these units, 8552 and 8565, were acquired when their long-term leas... (more)
Boston & Maine GP7 #1567 was built February 1951
Three trains converged at North Station!
An Amtrak critter holds on Track 8 while America's fastest train, the Acela Express, streaks out of Boston South Station on the adjacent Track 7 for NYC's Penn Station.