Dashing Through The Snow. On a chilly afternoon that contrasted with the hot, muggy one we're having today, this MBTA run passed a large oak tree in Shirley en route from Fitchburg ... (more)
Arrival in Shirley. 419 arrives in at the very small Shirley Station with a leased ex. MARC GP40WH-2 in the lead. The MBTA is getting their money's worth out of these units, as they are get... (more)
6763, 2764, 2688
POED heading westbound for East Deerfield, MA.
MBTA 1409 outbound towards Fitchburg.
Pan Am Southern train AYMO beginning its journey westward passing through Shirley.
618, 608, 607
Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail train 423 heads west through Shirley, MA on the Pan Am Freight Main Line with F40PH 1013 leading the 5-car train that includes a Kawasaki bi-level on the head end.
A trio of NS 6-axle GEs roar past the tiny Shirley, MA depot on Pan Am Southern train AYMO (Ayer, MA to Mohawk Yard, NY).
By A Nose. With MEC 606's factory-original snoot nose leading the way, NMED heads west through Shirley. The crew are making full use of the passenger train speeds this trackage is ... (more)
Westbound intermodal AYMO thru Shirley Massachusetts.
A heavy westbound NMED roars through the small town of Shirley on its way to East Deerfield, MA. MEC 608, MEC 604, MEC 616, MEC 602 provide the power for the 98 car train.
This mainline way freight is running fast to get out of the way of varnish and symbol freights I like Sid's term, well worn dignity, so much I have applied it to this Alco..