Massachusetts Central's B&M-inspired GP38-2 #1750 leads its train south along the Burrow Brook as it departs Barre, MA for Palmer.
Ghost of the B&M: Though I was born too late to experience it in its heyday, the Boston and Maine became my favorite railroad through my visits to family who lived in B&M country and my exp... (more)
In a classic New England scene, Massachusetts Central's B&M-inspired GP38-2 #1750 leads its train north past a church in Ware, MA on Good Friday.
Southbound Mass Central pass Dunham Ave. in Ware, MA.
Mass Central GP38 #1751 heads out of South Barre, Mass after dropping cars at a customer
Massachusetts Central's fleet of GP38-2s spend a quiet Sunday at the MCER Yard in Palmer. Both units are reportedly ex-Penn Central and are painted in a very attractive Boston & Maine-inspired sc... (more)
The dreaded season of brown is upon us. Luckily, Mass Central's NW5 brings some color to the scene.
The Mass Central local switcher pulls between the mill buildings of F.W & Co in South Barre, MA as they head back to the mainline
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.