Mass Central returning from the CSX interchange at Palmer yard. The GP38-2 is painted in a livery inspired by the classic Boston & Maine ‘Blue Bird’ scheme. It also wears the number of a B&M GP18.
A rare classic ex Southern NW5 still wearing the same number as it did in its past life pulls a cut of cars up from the CSX interchange yard
Mass Central's rare NW5 rolls by an old mill being reclaimed in Thorndike, just north of Palmer, MA
Mass Central's rare NW5 works the Ware yard solo as it shoves 2 loads towards a local industry.
Lightning Stripes and Bluebirds. Mass Central's main power, the 960, sits with its replacement, two GP38's painted in a B&M bluebird scheme. Permission required for photo.
Macc Central train PA-2 passes Crystal Lake in Palmer, Ma in the early morning hours of April 25, 2013 with newly aquired GP15-2 GMTX 499 in consist. This unit is on a 30 day trial/lease to Mass C... (more)
Mass Central 1729 looks a bit like a B&M geep from this angle. In reality this unit is former C&O 6199. It has been stored out of service for at least a year or two, but may eventually return to... (more)
Mass Central's southbound job nears the end of its run, entering the yard limits at Palmer MA. Having picked up a cut of empties at Ware MA, they have a good sized train of 20 cars.
Mass Central's NW5 leads the way out of Wild-wood reload and back up to the main line with a cut of empties. Wild-wood is a growing customer and is slowly re-claiming the old mill complex in the ... (more)
MCER 960 rolls past an ex Boston and Maine bridge abutment enroute to South Barre, MA.
Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Strange Bedfellows. Awaiting Monday morning's call to duty, two MCER motors spend the night in Palmer. Smartly-painted #960 is a Milwaukee Road veteran (and past benefactor of a MILW... (more)
Massachusetts Central Railroad heads south towards the CSXT interchange in Palmer Massachusetts after the conductor throws the switch leading down towards the yard.