7619 arrives at the Junction before turning north to the Heights.
The crossing watchman has lowered the manual gates for former New York Central RS-3 5527 and its rush hour train at Needham Center, MA, on an August 1971 evening, Because the ex-New Haven Needham ... (more)
The setting could be the Adirondack branch in upstate New York, but it's the Needham line in suburban Boston, where a former New York Central RS-3 burbles towards Needham Junction with an evening ... (more)
My original reason for taking a camera to trackside in 1959 was the stirring sight and sound of a New Haven GP9, making a jack rabbit start on a Needham Branch commuter train. Problem was, the 12... (more)
The evening rush hour is over, so a single RDC is adequate for the off-peak passengers on Penn Central's ex-New Haven Needham branch. The operator at Needham Junction has cleared the order board f... (more)
Boston-Needham Heights evening commute occupys the former inbound alignment of a double track line built by New Haven in 1906 and single tracked in the late 1920's. The track and platform changed ... (more)
New Haven 1222 hauling local freight BX-5. Normally a Framingham, Mass. based train. BX-5 was, for a short time, run Readville, Mass to Needham/ Newton Upper Falls via Forrest Hills on trackage wh... (more)
This shot was taken from the Dover side of the river. The train however was still on the Needham side. The horn on this particular locomotive was in fact a single note air whistle.