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Trains of my Younger Years
Pictures of trains from the Boston area and Florida when I was younger, things that I remember but did not have a good camera to capture.
Photo Album By: Bob Pickering (BP)
 
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Photo ID: 633871

MBTA FP-10s and leased GO Transit coaches lay over at South Station in Boston as they await the evening rush hour. This original MBTA paint scheme on these Paducah-rebuilt ex=GM&O F3s featured a p... (more)

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: EMD FP-10
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 1103
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: June, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Oct 11, 2017

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Photo ID: 632878

Ancestral New Haven semaphores still guarded the junction at Groton, CT, in the summer of 1984, but replacements were under construction as Amtrak modernized the Shore Line. F40 212 was eastbound ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Groton, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 212
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Oct 04, 2017

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Photo ID: 632313

Late on a fall afternoon a trio of Boston & Maine GP9s roll train SPCP (Springfield, MA, to Newport, VT, via B&M/CP) north through Greenfield, MA, on the Connecticut River Line. This train usually... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1806
Train ID: SPCP
Photo Date: October, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 30, 2017

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Photo ID: 631954

The early 1980s paint scheme left little doubt as to the identity of the operator of New York-Washington high speed trains. A set of Amtrak Metroliners raced south through North Elizabeth, NJ, en ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Metroliner MU
Location: North Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 853
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 631953

Late autumn color is still in the trees as Boston-bound Amtrak train 168 approaches the East Haven, CT, tunnels with the standard F40/Amfleet consist. The East Haven cut and tunnels were part of a... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: East Haven, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 205
Train ID: 168
Photo Date: October, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 631826

A trio of former New York Central RDCs running as a Poughkeepsie to Croton-Harmon shuttle for Metro North has just exited the Breakneck Ridge tunnel north of Cold Spring, NY, on a largely snowless... (more)

Railroad: Metro-North
Locomotive: Budd RDC-1
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: shuttle
Photo Date: January, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 26, 2017

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Photo ID: 630540

The trio of bright blue GP40-2s on the point of this Boston & Maine freight westbound at Greenfield, MA, will soon be working hard on the climb up the Berkshires to Hoosac Tunnel, which begins jus... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 308
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 630539

On a late winter afternoon, an eastbound Boston & Maine freight coils through North Leominster, MA, on its way from Mechanicville, NY, to Portland, ME, behind a GP38-2/GP40-2/GP38-2 trio. New weld... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: North Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 207
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 629366

Spring has come and the trees are beginning to leaf out along the Shore Line as Amtrak F40PH 208 heads up an eastbound Northeast Corridor train whose passengers have a nice view of Long Island Sou... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Niantic, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 208
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 04, 2017

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Photo ID: 629346

Bygone days on the NEC- wood ties, GG1-powered passenger trains of heritage cars, and rubberized grade crossings.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Aberdeen, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 925
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1978


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Sep 04, 2017

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Photo ID: 628505

Boston & Maine train WJCP (White River Jct. to Newport, VT) works upgrade through the woods on the upper Connecticut River line at Fairlee, VT, behind two B&M GP9s and a Canadian Pacific Century ... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Fairlee, Vermont, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1720
Train ID: WJCP
Photo Date: August, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 628504

Between 1984 and 1988, the Cape Cod & Hyannis Railroad operated seasonal passenger service between a suburban Boston rapid transit stop (Braintree, MA) and Hyannis, using a pair of ex-New Haven GP... (more)

Railroad: Cape Cod & Hyannis Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Wareham, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: CCH 7280
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 628200

On a cold winter afternoon, a trio of Maine Central units are returning to Bangor after spending most of the day switching at the large paper mill in Bucksport. There is plenty of ice in the Pen... (more)

Railroad: Maine Central
Locomotive: GE U18B
Location: Bangor, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MEC 405
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 27, 1988


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By: Robert Palmer

Added: Aug 26, 2017

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Photo ID: 626421

A Lowell-bound MBTA commuter train leaves downtown Boston behind as it accelerates north through Somerville, MA, on a fall afternoon. An FP-10 at the rear is pushing a set of depowered Budd RDCs.

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD FP-10
Location: Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: September, 1987


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 11, 2017

Views: 1,437
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Photo ID: 626420

MBTA 1013 was the only one of the agency's F40PHs that received the handsome maroon and gray color scheme that was briefly in use in the mid-1980s. It headed up a Fitchburg Line commuter train out... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 1013
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: June, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 11, 2017

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