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.
Oldie But Goodie After swapping cars with CSXT at the Palmer interchange yard Massachusetts Central Railroad heads for home with leader 2100.
The engineer of this Mass Central Railroad train looks towards the sun as he waits for the conductor to throw the switch leading down into the interchange yard.
EMD built only thirteen NW5s, not all of which survive. Southern Railway's single example still sees occasional revenue service in an unlikely place in central Massachusetts.
Mass Central working Barre Plains, MA
My train photographing companion sets up for a photo of an ex-C&O unit as it switches cars from CSX onto the Mass Central Railroad in Palmer.
Light engines approach the Church St crossing returning to Ware after working industry at South Barre.