A loaded rail train is tied down on Pan Am Southern's Connecticut River main line, in Greenfield MA, a couple of hours before sunrise.
Westbound freight NMED (Northern Maine Jct. - East Deerfield, MA) notches up for a trip west with former Trona Railway SD45-2's up front. MEC 616, MEC 617, MEC 611
Westbound AYMO passes the former B&M yard at Athol.
For a while two E units hauled the Lakeshore Limited daily through Massachusetts. I probably should have paid more attention and taken more shots of this event. It must have seemed boring at the t... (more)
An HLCX leasing locmotive prepares to take a train west to New York.
Rush Hour. With traffic-clogged Interstate 93 dominating the background, MBTA 1004 leads a trainload of commuters out of North Station for a much more relaxed trip home than they'd h... (more)
Taken the summer the MTA became the MBTA, appears to be a fantrip.
A few weeks later and the MTA would become the MBTA.
By this time the great recession of the 60's along with the Vietnam War had torn a hole in the auto industry. Yet we were still watching solid auto trains coming into New England. The widening wa... (more)
Skimming along the winding Deerfield River Valley for Charlemont with a short weekend train. This crew will actually make it all the way to the yard today!
WBRE local freight headed for Attleboro passes the remains of the original Old Colony Railroad Shops. At the time of the shot it was owned by a steel tank company. it is now just a commuter parkin... (more)