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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: 661151

On a perfect fall day, a pair of Boston & Maine GP9s ease train EDCO (East Deerfield, MA, to Concord, NH) through the double-to-single track transition at Willows East interlocking in Littleton, M... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1727
Train ID: EDCO
Photo Date: October, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 14, 2018

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Photo ID: 661150

Chopped-nose Maine Central GP7 590 leads a pair of Boston & Maine GP9s on train CPSP (Newport, VT, to Springfield, MA, via CP/B&M) southbound at Brattleboro, VT. The B&M Connecticut River Line tra... (more)

Railroad: Maine Central
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Brattleboro, Vermont, USA
Locomotive #: MEC 590
Train ID: CPSP
Photo Date: October, 1983


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 14, 2018

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Photo ID: 660076

As the sun drops low, an evening MBTA rush hour train of ex-New Haven coaches behind an F40PH passes the former NH Dover Street coach yard in South Boston, now used for rapid transit (Red Line) ca... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 1007
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: October, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 04, 2018

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Photo ID: 660075

Departing Boston, an MBTA commuter train led by an F40PH crosses the Fort Point Channel drawbridge just outside South Station. This classic bascule bridge has since been replaced by a fixed span a... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 1003
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: October, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 04, 2018

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Photo ID: 657931

The late afternoon sun flashes off the nose of Boston & Maine GP9 1709 as it and a partner lead train CPSP (Newport, VT, to Springfield, MA, via CP/B&M) down the Connecticut Valley at South Deerfi... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: South Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1709
Train ID: CPSP
Photo Date: October, 1983


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: May 14, 2018

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Photo ID: 657930

On an fall morning, Boston & Maine GP18s 1754 and 1850 and two GP9s roll west through Shirley, MA, with train BASE (Bangor, ME, to Rotterdam Jct., NY, via MEC/B&M). It was unusual by this time to ... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP18
Location: Shirley, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1754
Train ID: BASE
Photo Date: October 06, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: May 14, 2018

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Photo ID: 656948

Late on a summer afternoon, MBTA E8 4254 and its outbound rush hour train pause at Auburndale station in Newton, MA, on a Boston-Framingham run. The locomotive is ex-PRR, the coaches ex-NH, and th... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 4254
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: August, 1978


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: May 04, 2018

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Photo ID: 656856

As dusk approaches, the setting sun casts a red glow over downtown Boston while an outbound Amtrak train behind a pair of F40s makes its way towards Back Bay Station, the first stop for all Amtra... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 207
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1987


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: May 03, 2018

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Photo ID: 656444

Railroad: Seaboard System
Locomotive: GE U36B
Location: Winston, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: SBD 1849
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1982


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Apr 29, 2018

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Photo ID: 656165

An eastbound Conrail piggyback train that is about to terminate at the Beacon Park Yard intermodal terminal in the Allston section of Boston makes its way along yard lead adjacent to the Massachus... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C30-7A
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 27, 2018

Views: 1,262
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Photo ID: 656164

The crew of a Conrail GP38 makes a switching move at Nevins Yard in Framingham, MA, while an eastbound freight led by a B23-7 that is terminating here waits for them to clear in order to yard the ... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: CR 7739
Train ID: yard job
Photo Date: September, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 27, 2018

Views: 886
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Photo ID: 654947

Amid the fall foliage, the crew of a Boston & Maine SW9 wait for the signal to enter the East Deerfield, MA, yard off the "loop" connection to the Connecticut River line.

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD SW9
Location: East Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: October, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 15, 2018

Views: 980
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Photo ID: 654946

As a track crew attends to a switch frog on splendid fall day, Boston & Maine train SPCP (Springfield, MA, to Newport, VT, via B&M/CP) departs the B&M's major yard at East Deerfield, MA, to contin... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP18
Location: East Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1754
Train ID: SPCP
Photo Date: October, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 15, 2018

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Photo ID: 654533

The Boston section of Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited gets underway out of South Station. It's headed for Albany and its Chicago connection beneath the semaphores that were a distinctive part of South... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 267
Train ID: 449, Lake Shore Ltd.
Photo Date: September 11, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 11, 2018

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Photo ID: 652687

Across the Fraser River from Boston Bar snow falls as a CP intermodal train heads west out of North Bend. Elephant style SD40-2s led by CP 5820 wait their turn to get on the head end of an outboun... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: North Bend, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 5820
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1986


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 24, 2018

Views: 832
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