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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: 382880

Evening scene at Bostons South Station

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1978


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By: John Wiesmann

Added: Dec 03, 2011

Views: 2,255
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Photo ID: 381332

Two Foot Gauge 2-4-4 T #8, (Baldwin, 1924), crests Mount Urann on Edaville Railroad's 5 1/2 mile mainline loop in the cranberry bogs near South Carver, Massachusetts. Here comes the Carver City Ma... (more)

Railroad: Edaville Narrow Guage Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin 2-4-4 T Forney
Location: Carver, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Edaville 8
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: The General

Added: Nov 17, 2011

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Photo ID: 381330

Edaville Railroad #8, a 2-4-4 T Forney, built by Baldwin for Maine 2-Footer, Bridgton and Harrison in 1924, nears the end of one of its daily 5 1/2 mile trips through the cranbury bogs in South Ca... (more)

Railroad: Edaville Narrow Guage Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin 2-4-4 T Forney
Location: Carver, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Edaville 8
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: The General

Added: Nov 17, 2011

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Photo ID: 381150

Edaville #8, a 2-4-4T departs Edaville station on an afternoon excursion run on, a 5 1/2 loop around cranberry bog reservoirs, near South Carver, Massachussets. The 2-foot gauge Forney was built b... (more)

Railroad: Edaville Narrow Guage Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin 2-4-4 T Forney
Location: Carver, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Edaville #8
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1974


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By: The General

Added: Nov 14, 2011

Views: 3,354
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Photo ID: 376111

High speed mainline varnish with GP9s, they said it could not be done. When Penn Central took over New Haven operations the passenger power (FL9s0 were sent to third rail country leaving the shore... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 7530
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 07, 1971


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Sep 25, 2011

Views: 5,491
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Photo ID: 366994

The Glamour engines of Penn Central were the SD45s and GP38s. When available one or the other would lead westbound freights out of Boston. For a short while, very short while, PC was the success ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Southboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6137
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 20, 2011


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Jun 26, 2011

Views: 4,199
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Photo ID: 365792

Amtrak's F40PH 209 shows the protection grills against vandalism, typical for this years in the RR scene

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 209
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1977


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By: John Wiesmann

Added: Jun 11, 2011

Views: 2,483
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Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 361544

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: Budd RDC1
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 46
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1978


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By: John Wiesmann

Added: Apr 25, 2011

Views: 2,709
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Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 359053

Late afternoon local Conrail freight NH BX-29, later called WNRE 29, catches the last rays of sunlight on snow covered terrain. The former preacher at the Baptist church that you can see on the le... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: CR 7251
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1977


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Apr 02, 2011

Views: 2,595
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Photo ID: 356740

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1122
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 1975


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Mar 12, 2011

Views: 3,122
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Favorited: 16


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Photo ID: 356271

Two of the ex-NH "Roger Williams" Budd cars pass under signal bridge No.9 heading into South Station

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Budd RDC
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 27
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1978


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By: Don Oltmann

Added: Mar 07, 2011

Views: 7,243
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Favorited: 41
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Photo ID: 356243

One of the five Amtrak E units to get HEP leads an Amfleet train under the semaphores on Signal Bridge No. 7.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 497
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1978


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By: Don Oltmann

Added: Mar 06, 2011

Views: 3,590
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Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 353792

The Suwanee Steam Special ran from Southern Railway's Simpson Yard in Jacksonville, Fl to Valdosta, Ga, a distance of 106.5 miles each way. Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 611 was the power this d... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: 611
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 10, 1984


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By: Juice Junkie

Added: Feb 06, 2011

Views: 5,383
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Photo ID: 347481

This SDP was not your father's E unit. EMD was making a clean break from the original art deco inspired cab unit shape. This was to be the new cab unit shape that would last 25 years in the SDP40F... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 601
Train ID: Amtrak 179
Photo Date: August, 1975


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Dec 04, 2010

Views: 3,065
Comments: 3

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 338572

Seaboard Coast Line SD40-2's 8087 & 8094 lead SCL train #367 with three unique loads of marble on the head-end

Railroad: Seaboard Coast Line
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Baldwin, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: SCL 8087
Train ID: SCL 367
Photo Date: September 18, 1981


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By: Bernie Feltman

Added: Sep 21, 2010

Views: 3,333
Comments: 1

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