Due to a derailment on the west end everything was completely backed up, including this 12 hour late 22K
Eastbound unit tank slurry train NBPO (North Bennington, VT - Portland, ME) moves right along through Shirley passing under a new ABS signal bridge along the MBTA's Fitchburg Division. Power on th... (more)
Pan Am Railways mixed freight EDAY (East Deerfield, MA - Ayer, MA) glides through Shirley, sporting a colorful lashup of four different paint schemes, varying between HLCX, LTEX, Pan Am Railways, ... (more)
It's a sunny Spring Sunday as extra freight "AYED" heads West through Shirley, MA with a massive train bound for East Deerfield, MA.
Norfolk Southern daily autorack train 28N (Fostoria, OH - Ayer, MA) slowly rounds the bend led by a colorful lashup, including a Canadian National SD75I, a BNSF Dash 9, and most importantly the No... (more)
The new face of the MBTA, sporting the new paint scheme as decided by the people of Massachusetts. Number 2001, the MPI/GE built HSP46, was out for clearance testing on the Fitchburg line. As soon... (more)
The engineer keeps and eye out as the train crosses several intersections on it's way to Shirley station and then onto Ayer in some nice fresh snow.
Pan Am POED heads west through Shirley Center with a four-pack of EMDs doing the honors.
NS train 206 rounds the bend into Shirley with a nice clean UP leader along with 2 NS units.
Much Anticipated. We don't get too many Heritage units in the Boston area, so when one does show up, its usually a big deal. Such was the case with 205-19, seen here picking up spe... (more)
Empty oil train heads back west to the Bakkens via PanAm to CSXT's Chicago line and beyond.
NS 1074, the Lackawanna heritage unit, leads a 205 train past the Shirley MBTA station on a crisp winter morning.
Pan Am Southern train 205 heads west past new signal boxes in Shirley on Thanksgiving day.
Norfolk Southern's 'Lady Liberty' gets the appropriate call to lead the westbound PAS intermodal train 23K out of Ayer, Massachusetts on September 11. The train is seen on the PAS Freight Main pa... (more)