South Shore Gem
Fore River Transportation is one of the most obscure railroads in Massachusetts. Operating between the Quincy Shipyard and Braintree, the Fore River has an eclectic fleet o... (more)
Imagine my excitement when chasing this shortline for the first time and finding a bridge for some elevation! I watched as the Fore River Transportation crew shoved some tanks down the wye into t... (more)
Fore River Transportation is seen pulling a string of empty tanks off their trackage coming onto the MBTA Greenbush Line at Shipyard Interlocking. The crew will then shove back toward the CSX inte... (more)
As the sun drops low, Bay Colony S2 1052, assigned to the line's Plymouth branch, switches cars at Braintree, MA. The veteran Alco still wore the colors of its original owner, Maine's Portland Ter... (more)
Train #005, bound for Middelborough/Lakeville in Massachusettes, passes MBTA station in Braintree, MA.
A commuter bound for Plymouth, MA approaches John Mahar Hwy in Braintree with 1071 up front.
1061 leans into a curve while its K5LA sounds for the Plain St. crossing in Braintree. The Middleboro-bound train has just diverged where the two MBTA Old Colony branch lines split.
CSX geeps arrive light engine in Braintree to pick up a manifest before returning to Middleboro following a fresh January snow fall.
Fore River's only EMD unit shoves a string of tank cars through Shipyard Interlocking on MBTA's Greenbush Line. The diverging track to the right leads to the old Quincy Shipyard where the train wi... (more)
Braintree opened on March 22nd 1980 as an extension of the south shore route of the Red Line. Here a set of former silverbirds # 1 Red Line cars await departure. Oldest cars on the T.
An inbound Red Line train at Braintree departs with # 2 Red Line cars during what would be the worst snowstorm of the 1999-2000 season.