It looks like this E8 ran through a gravel storm. The engineering advisory requested that the shop switch from poster paint to real enamel coating when painting locomotives in the future. For anot... (more)
By 1972 the roundhouse was gone and soon the truntable would go. These RS3's, SW and E unit would find a new home in the middle of the classification yard near the old hump at a new facility.
Shot at sundown on the curved lead out of Mansfield Yard. Two GP30s pride of the Middleboro fleet.
Old box cars that were used in interplant movements prior to 1968. The box cars and yard were unused and left like this until the early 80's. In fact the connecting Wrentham branch was torn up bef... (more)
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).