The MassDOT/MBTA Rail Extra is seen headed East through Auburndale skirting along the Massachusetts Turnpike on the old Boston & Albany Route. The train was headed for the Grand Junction track whe... (more)
A shortage of MBTA commuter power in early 1978 led to this combination of a Boston & Maine freight GP9 and a Canadian National steam generator car leading a train of former New Haven coaches on a... (more)
Conrail train TV-9 (Boston-Chicago) kicks up snow as it swings through the curve at the former Riverside station location in Newton, MA, on a winter morning. C30-7A 6557 leads the usual trio of bi... (more)
During its year-long lease to the MBTA, Delaware & Hudson PA 17 hustles west through Newton, MA, paralleling the Massachusetts Turnpike with a Boston-Framingham commuter train.
Penn Central train 427 between Boston and Albany was Boston's pre-Amtrak connection to Chicago and points in between. With its usual modest consist of an E8, a coach, and a snack bar coach, train ... (more)
In early 1979 the MBTA leased Amtrak E9 434 for Boston commuter service. On a spring morning, it swung through the superelevated curve at the former Riverside station in Newton, MA, with a Framing... (more)
Late on a summer afternoon, MBTA E8 4254 and its outbound rush hour train pause at Auburndale station in Newton, MA, on a Boston-Framingham run. The locomotive is ex-PRR, the coaches ex-NH, and th... (more)
Weekends often saw power balancing moves on Conrail's former Boston & Albany line, which is why this Sunday edition of intermodal train TV-9 had six six-axle units rather than the normal three. C3... (more)
The third of three PA powered Framingham-Boston morning commuter trains, accelerates toward the Hub on Conrail's former Boston and Albany main line next to the Mass. Turnpike. The D&H units lead o... (more)
Boston Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) wartime PCC Trolley car 3110 is outbound on Washington Street approaching Newton Corner. Though free of advertising posters, the car will soon have its ... (more)
This short angle shot give the RS-1 an S-4 look. When this unit first visited this factory, it was still in Genesee and Wyoming paint.
Bay Colony 1701 starts her trip back to Medfield Jct. and Millis with four cars having switched the remaining customer on this end of the railroad. WHDH-TV's tower is visible in the background, as... (more)
LRV's on the Green "D" line inbound through Newton. This former B&A line was one of the first in the USA to be converted from railroad to rapid transit in 1959. The LRV's are retired.