A PCC car approaches Capen Street. Time may be running out on them as long range plans call for new trolleys and upgrades.
A timeless scene still seen today, a PCC crosses Capen Street in this peaceful part of Milton. Trolleys stop for a stop sign clang bells making sure the road is clear then move on.
Under the skillfull hand of Operator Rasberry the inbound trolley clanging it's bell starts across Central Ave in Milton.
A quirky bit of the T is the High speed trolley line from Ashmont to Mattapan with 70 year old PCC cars. Intended as a "trolley freeway" now lives on as a link to Ashmont from Mattapan.
Type 7 built by Kinki Sharyo has been the most reliable trolley since the PCC serving Boston from the mid 1980's. This bit of the E branch is in the street but may change in the future.
Type 8 trolley built by Breda is rolling through a bit of the T that is a throwback to the trolley era rolling in mixed traffic. Plans being considered may alter this view in the future.
A set of 01600 cars built in 1970 cross the peak of the Longfellow Bridge. These are due to retirement as the new CRRC cars come on line. This bridge was recently rebuilt in the last years.
The newest cars on the T built by Chinese firm CRRC rolls off of the Longfellow Bridge from Cambridge into Boston. These much delayed cars will eventually replace the entire Red Line fleet.
The Charles MGH station is the only place in downtown Boston where the MBTA is above ground. The station was rebuilt years ago.
01800's arrive in the morning sun at Charles MGH rolling off the center of the Longfellow Bridge. Also known as the "Salt and Pepper" bridge it was extensively rebuilt about 5-10 years ago.
Once upon a time the Aquarium station was very dimly lit. But a rebuild has changed that and it is now one of the best stations for photos. The T now has a headlights on policy another new change.
The newest cars on the "T" built by CRRC creep into North Station which has seen massive changes over the years, once elevated pre 1975 and more recently merged with the Green Line in 2004.
A Kinki Sharyo Type 7 has just passed a Type 9 in deluge. Boston as seen an unsual wet and unsettled summer this year. The 7's have been the most reliable trolley's since the PCC.
A Type 9 trolley waits at North Station now in the Subway. Once this was an elevated stop, click here to see how it was in 2004.
Arriving in Harvard set of 01800's built by Bombardier roll into the station. At one point this was the end of the red line until the Alewife extension in the 1980's was completed.