This is Massachusetts?
Fore River 102 retreats to the Quincy Shipyard after switching out Braintree Yard. Here at Eatons Pond, the scenery doesn't look much like Massachusetts.
South Shore Gem
Fore River Transportation is one of the most obscure railroads in Massachusetts. Operating between the Quincy Shipyard and Braintree, the Fore River has an eclectic fleet o... (more)
Be True To Your Wheels. Early on the morning of Saturday, January 14, 2023, Fore River Transportation GE B23-7s 102 (née-CR 1980, 4/1979) and 101 (née-CR 1992, 4/1979) were brought to the... (more)
Imagine my excitement when chasing this shortline for the first time and finding a bridge for some elevation! I watched as the Fore River Transportation crew shoved some tanks down the wye into t... (more)
An old GE unit switches out Twin Rivers Technologies, a fatty-acid plant at the mouth of the Fore River. The tracks are adjacent to the old Fore River Shipyard, closed in the 1980s after producing... (more)
Making The Drop. The FRVT crew drops a slug of tank cars, recently arrived from the CSX interchange, into Twin Rivers Technologies. Aside from being the primary customer, TRT also ... (more)
Eying The Competition. FRVT's crew eyeballs a trucker pulling off the scale while they climb off the loco to go about their pickup.