Patriots Football Special headed to Boston after a loss to Buffalo at Foxboro. This train has been running since the mid 60's from Boston and from Providence. The 60's trains were powered by two a... (more)
Optical Illusion! Did a monster take a bite out of the end of the long hood, or is that a well-worn "PC" decal blending into the background?
Silverliner IV S/E renumbered into the 417-460 series when the PCB transformers was replaced.
Penn Central freights kept running in the open as if a successful reorganization were possible. In the closed rooms on Wall Street and the Federal Courts on Main Street, word was spreading that th... (more)
WB freight, the gons hold steel. Remember steel?
I'm glad I caught a few of these.
In the early days of the Pen Central the ALCO's still looked good and the Lowell freight still operated on the old New Haven line to Lowell
Leader of a four unit set just out in the middle of nowhere on the Water Level Route. That mess behind the steps is rags stuffed into a rusty spot. Must have made it drafty.
WB (I think) train is getting a push. This was puzzling to an old mountain boy. It looked pretty flat to me. I just thought PC was a bunch of wimps. The Alco is obviously ex-NH (no D/B).
May 1974 was a very good month and this is one of the few shots I ever got before we took yet another giant leap backward and electric freight became a side show.
Number 175 The Patriot passing Mansfield tower the day after an unexpected nor'easter dumped a little snow.
Westbound headed for Selkirk is still plowing snow yet slowing for the switch to take the Framingham branch. I took the shot then quickly hid my camera under my coat. I knew what was coming next.
Train wreck at nightfall on the Penn-Central Shoreline at Attleboro Tower. The big hook, top of image, will be droped after man with cutting torch frees ACFX 48934 from tangled trackage. 15 cars o... (more)
Still in New Haven colors