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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: 618876

It's April, and the Long Island Sound beach at Rocky Neck in East Lyme, CT, is empty, but that won't be the case in a couple months. Meanwhile, Amtrak F40PH 309 hurries along with a westbound Nort... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: 309
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 04, 2017

Views: 1,707
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Photo ID: 614956

An MBTA FP-10 and a string of leased GO Transit coaches await their departure from Lowell, MA, for Boston. The little machine to their left was a British Leyland railbus that ran for a short time ... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD FP-10
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 1105
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: January, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 30, 2017

Views: 1,845
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Photo ID: 614954

Seven assorted Boston & Maine and Conrail diesels led by B&M GP38-2 206 head up a loaded unit coal train at Gardner, MA, headed from western Pennsylvania to a generating station at Bow, NH. Pooled... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 206
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 06, 1979


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 30, 2017

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Photo ID: 614080

Delivered by Budd in February, 1935, the Boston & Maine’s Pioneer Zephyr was the third North American streamliner to be built, preceded by the Union Pacific’s M10000 and the Burlington’s <... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: Budd/EMC Streamliner
Location: South Carver, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 6000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 07, 1989


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 22, 2017

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Photo ID: 614065

Boston & Maine train CPSP (Newport, VT, to Springfield, MA, via CP/B&M) pauses for orders at the White River Junction station before heading south on the Connecticut River Line. Two B&M GP9s and a... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: White River Junction, Vermont, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1720
Train ID: CPSP
Photo Date: June, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 22, 2017

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Photo ID: 613132

Boston-Chicago piggybacker TV-9 is underway west though the suburbs on Conrail's former Boston & Albany line at Wellesley, MA. This was once four-track territory to accommodate commuters. The trio... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C30-7A
Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 6566
Train ID: TV-9
Photo Date: September, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 13, 2017

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Photo ID: 613131

A GE trio comprised of one of Conrail's ten humpbacked C32-8s and a pair of C30-7As is almost done with its work as their eastbound intermodal train eases down the lead track into Beacon Park Yard... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C32-8 (Dash 8-32C)
Location: Allston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 6617
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 13, 2017

Views: 1,898
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 613036

Three-car trains of PCCs were a common rush hour sight on the MBTA's Boston College/Commonwealth Avenue line (now the MBTA B Line) in the late 60s/early 70s. The lead car on this train wears a sho... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC streetcar
Location: Brighton, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3174
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 12, 2017

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Photo ID: 612944

One of the double-ended PCCs that came to Boston secondhand from Dallas glides beneath the Orange Line el structure as it departs the Arborway terminal in Jamaica Plain, headed for downtown Boston... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC streetcar
Location: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3326
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 25, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 11, 2017

Views: 1,993
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 612295

Carrying bridge traffic moving between Conrail at Rotterdam Jct., NY, and the Maine Central at Portland, ME, Boston & Maine train SEPO-B rolls through Lowell, MA, behind a GP40-2 trio. The modest ... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 304
Train ID: SEPO-B
Photo Date: November 18, 1979


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 05, 2017

Views: 2,257
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Favorited: 13


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Photo ID: 611197

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, a lineup of Boston & Maine RDCs await the Monday morning rush hour inside the roundhouse at Boston Engine Terminal. The B&M had the largest fleet of Budds with 109 car... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: Budd RDC
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 6207
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 26, 2017

Views: 1,769
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 610989

Boston commuter trains of the mid-1970s featured an assortment of second- and third-hand equipment that the MBTA had acquired from Penn Central and the Boston & Maine. A minimally repainted ex-PC ... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Weston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 4254
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: August, 1977


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 24, 2017

Views: 2,275
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Photo ID: 610761

On a crisp winter afternoon, Amtrak F40PH 211 and the standard NEC Amfleet consist rattles the 1892 station at Canton Junction, MA, with a southbound train out of Boston. The scene is very differe... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Canton Junction, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 211
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 22, 2017

Views: 1,460
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Photo ID: 610335

An MBTA commuter train on the coastal Rockport/Newburyport line glides along the tidal North River at Salem, MA. Equipment is an FP-10 cab unit with a set of depowered RDC coaches. Come the weeken... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD FP-10 rebuild
Location: Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: June, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 18, 2017

Views: 1,137
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Photo ID: 610233

The MBTA's first F40PH clatters across the Conrail diamond at Walpole station with a Boston- Franklin train. When Walpole station was built in 1883, this was a crossing of the New York & New Engla... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Walpole, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 1000
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: April, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 17, 2017

Views: 1,894
Comments: 3

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