On a day in which most meteorologists predicted a blizzard for the Boston metro area and forced the cancellation of all schools, this was the worst that took place. Barely a light dusting occurred... (more)
The Century Mark. These trains stop for nothing... except passengers. The snow continuing to build on this 2nd day of the year as what's being dubbed as the next "Storm of the Century" kic... (more)
The express 231, behind the new MP36 #010, heads straight through the Melrose/Cedar Park stop, ferrying commuters to homeward after a long day of work.
Snowed In. This post Christmas blizzard is not quite over just yet, as the snow continues to fall with over a foot already on the ground. Inbound 214 is making its stop at Melrose Highlands... (more)
The Aftermath. Less than a day and a foot and a half of snow later, this is the result. The blizzard has screwed up much of the morning rush hour, with many delays around the MBTA system. H... (more)
Railfan home? Maybe. I'd want a place with more variety than MBTA Commuter Trains, as seen in the background.
MBCR 266 makes its scheduled stop at Melrose Highlands on time, in a moderate snow storm. The storm would later change to rain, making for a soggy commute home!
What better way to spend the last day of 2009 than photographing trains in the snow? MBCR 215 heads outbound through the signals and the snow at Milepost 7.
First reasonable snow storm of the year, and here's MBCR 2208 to plow right on through it, even though it really isn't much.
A weekend inbound passes a switch stand just south of the Melrose Highlands Station. This crossover is only used when trackwork is being done.