The seemingly final run of Pan Am Railways rolling time machine, AKA the wreck train. This train is only brought out when train derailments on the system are big enough for the call to service. Th... (more)
Pan Am's Office Car Special rounds the curve just outside of the MBTA Wachusett Station on the Fitchburg/Westminster town line. PAR 1 and PAR 2 are leading the train east on Pan Am's D3 Mainline. ... (more)
On a frigid January morning, Pan Am EDPO is seen passing the signals at CPF-GL in Fitchburg. The suspension bridge that carries Fifth Street over the tracks and the North Nashua River has a likene... (more)
The Pan Am OCS is seen heading East through Wachusett and is taking potential buyers on a tour of the system. The train stopped to tie down in Lawrence before continuing to Maine the next day.
In the early 1980s the Amherst Railway Society sponsored the repainting of Boston & Maine SW9 1223 into its original brown and yellow scheme. Here the sharp-looking switcher was working the East F... (more)
Early snow is on the ground as a trio of Boston & Maine GP40-2s lead train POME (Portland, ME, to Mechanicville, NY) through Fitchburg, MA. The track at lower right is the now-abandoned ex-NH bran... (more)
Pan Am's OCS returning back east by the "Mini Zakim" bridge located in Fitchburg, MA (CPF-GL).
A pair of bright blue GP40-2s and a GP38-2 head up Boston & Maine train POME (Portland, ME, to Mechanicville, NY) as it makes its way west through Fitchburg, MA, on the B&M mainline.
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)
Rounding the curve at CPF-333, 1055 pulls train 407 up into Wachusset Station.
Train 405 arrives at Wachusset with HSP46 2014 showing off some holiday spirit.
The Wabash heritage unit leads the 23K west through Fitchburg. It was hard to find a spot this day where one of the plethora of rude Massachusetts railfans didn't pop up into your shot.
The FI-1 shoves backwards towards the Fitchburg yard with a small cut of cars on a sweltering late August day.