Fresh back from Motive Power Industries in Boise, Idaho, the first of several rebuilds stretches her legs around Boston Engine Terminal. Recently, the MBTA's Fiscal Management Control Board (FMCB)... (more)
F40's ruled South Station back in 1993. A newer F40PH-2C is joined by "class unit" F40PH 1000 on a quiet, cloudy morning in Boston. The construction work that is visible here is a sign... (more)
On a day in which most meteorologists predicted a blizzard for the Boston metro area and forced the cancellation of all schools, this was the worst that took place. Barely a light dusting occurred... (more)
Boston Engine Terminal is quite the facility. Everything from routine preventive maintenance to traction motor and truck replacement can be performed in house. The facility built in 1995 shares th... (more)
One of the forty MPI HSP46 locomotives owned by the MBTA undergoes routine maintenance at Boston Engine Terminal. Photo taken with permission, appropriate safety PPE was worn.
On a cold winter morning at Boston's South Station, commuters who have just arrived from the suburbs behind MBTA FP-10 1109 stream towards the warmth of the concourse.
In the early and mid 1980s, the MBTA relied on a lot of secondhand equipment to keep things moving. Former BN/NP GP9 1921 headed up a train of RDC equipment that includes an ex-CP car at the East ... (more)
An MBTA commuter train behind an F40PH en route from Boston to Fitchburg, MA, accelerates west through East Somerville on a summer afternoon. Today the B&M freight bridge in the background is gone... (more)
Sometimes you have to get out and dig! MBTA trolley snowplow 5138 and its crew work to clear the Beacon Street line (now the MBTA C Line) in Brookline, MA, during a February 1969 blizzard that dep... (more)
Well outside its home territory, an MBTA commuter set poses at White River Junction, VT, after arriving from Boston on a fan trip sponsored by the Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts over the B... (more)
On a bright fall day, nearly new MBTA F40PH-2C pushes an inbound Fitchburg Line train through Littleton, MA, on its way to Boston's North Station.
PCC cars layover in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston, MA at the end of the Red Line.
Train #005, bound for Middelborough/Lakeville in Massachusettes, passes MBTA station in Braintree, MA.
A splash of sunshine found its way through the overhead structures at Boston's North Station to illuminate MBTA FP-10 1107 standing at the bumper after its arrival with a commuter train. The MBTA'... (more)
Having been constructed in nearby LaGrange, a brand new MBTA unit is seen at the IHB's Blue Island Yard awaiting an eastbound Conrail freight for final delivery. Tom Golden photo.