Lightning Stripes and Bluebirds. Mass Central's main power, the 960, sits with its replacement, two GP38's painted in a B&M bluebird scheme. Permission required for photo.
Mass Central's southbound job nears the end of its run, entering the yard limits at Palmer MA. Having picked up a cut of empties at Ware MA, they have a good sized train of 20 cars.
MCER 960 rolls past an ex Boston and Maine bridge abutment enroute to South Barre, MA.
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Strange Bedfellows. Awaiting Monday morning's call to duty, two MCER motors spend the night in Palmer. Smartly-painted #960 is a Milwaukee Road veteran (and past benefactor of a MILW... (more)
Massachusetts Central Railroad heads south towards the CSXT interchange in Palmer Massachusetts after the conductor throws the switch leading down towards the yard.
The engineer of this Mass Central Railroad train looks towards the sun as he waits for the conductor to throw the switch leading down into the interchange yard.
Light engines approach the Church St crossing returning to Ware after working industry at South Barre.
Mass Central 960 approaches the Route 181 grade crossing returning to Palmer yard with 4 cars from Ware.