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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: 670718

Amtrak train 449, the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited, gets underway out of South Station for points west beneath a row of semaphores that have beein in service since 1899. The twin F40s ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 374
Train ID: #449, Lake Shore Ltd
Photo Date: July, 1983


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 16, 2018

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Photo ID: 669033

MBTA 4261 was the only one of the system's eight ex-PRR E8s to receive this solid gray paint job, earning it the nickname "Gray Ghost". It posed at Boston's South Station while awaiting ... (more)

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 4261
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: March, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 31, 2018

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Photo ID: 669032

As the sun drops low on a long summer evening, MBTA E8 4261 hustles a short Providence-Boston commuter local through Central Falls, RI. The 4261 was the only one of the MBTA's eight ex-PRR E-units... (more)

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Central Falls, Rhode Island, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 4261
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: July, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 31, 2018

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Photo ID: 668640

Bay Colony S4 1058 was the only one of the railroad's five Alco switchers to receive a dark red "cranberry" paint scheme. Working here for the Cape Cod & Hyannis Railroad, it leads a Hya... (more)

Railroad: Bay Colony
Locomotive: Alco S4
Location: Bourne, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BCLR 1058
Train ID: excursion
Photo Date: July 04, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 27, 2018

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Photo ID: 668639

Late on a summer afternoon, Bay Colony S4 1061 eases a Cape Cod & Hyannis Railroad excursion train off the Cape Cod Canal lift bridge at Canal Junction in Bourne, MA,, where the former New Haven l... (more)

Railroad: Bay Colony
Locomotive: Alco S4
Location: Bourne, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BCLR 1061
Train ID: excursion
Photo Date: August 19, 1983


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 27, 2018

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Photo ID: 667838

MBTA 7538 was the only one of the agency's 14 ex-New Haven/Penn Central GP9s to receive the yellow/purple/gray "Easter egg" paint scheme. It awaited the evening rush hour at Boston's Sou... (more)

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 7538
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: July, 1978


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 19, 2018

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Photo ID: 667837

The power for the Maine Central's Rockland Branch train lays over at Rockland, ME, yard on a summer afternoon. MEC 332 is an SW7 and mate 334 is an SW9. Later in the day they will power train NJ-2... (more)

Railroad: Maine Central
Locomotive: EMD SW7
Location: Rockland, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MEC 332
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August, 1966


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 19, 2018

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Photo ID: 667647

Boston & Maine SW1 11120 pauses in its duties in the B&M's Boston freight terminal in East Cambridge, MA.

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1120
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: January, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 667646

On a bright fall afternoon, a trio of Boston & Maine GP9s lead train SPCP (Springfield, MA, to Newport, VT, via B&M/CP) north through Greenfield, MA. This train commonly ran with pooled B&M and CP... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 1806
Train ID: BM SPCP
Photo Date: October, 1983


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 667278

An inbound MBTA commuter train consisting of a set of depowered RDCs behind an FP-10 cab unit crosses the Charles River drawbridge and enters Boston's North Station. The MBTA's 19 FP-10s were form... (more)

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: EMD FP-10
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 1105
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: September, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 13, 2018

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Photo ID: 667277

Amtrak's Fast Mail was the mail and package express train that operated overnight between Boston and Washington. With a string of baggage cars and a single Amcoach behind its F40, southbound #13 p... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 350
Train ID: #13, the Fast Mail
Photo Date: December, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 13, 2018

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Photo ID: 666316

The setting sun reflects off the string of Boston & Maine Geeps -- three GP9s and a GP7 -- that lead train EDSA (East Deerfield-Salem, MA) as its awaits a new crew in the B&M yard in East Cambridg... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1838
Train ID: EDSA
Photo Date: September, 1985


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 03, 2018

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Photo ID: 665355

The Pinsly organization, like many shortline holding companies, frequently swapped locomotives between its railroads. That's how Frankfort & Cincinnati S4 106 moved from its home in Kentucky to Ma... (more)

Railroad: Frankfort & Cincinnati
Locomotive: Alco S4
Location: Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 106
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: March 25, 1983


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jul 24, 2018

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Photo ID: 664913

Having departed from the Arborway terminal and ducked under the New Haven RR mainline, a pair of MBTA PCCs venture out onto South Street in Jamaica Plain on their way downtown via Huntington Avenu... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC streetcar
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3215
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: March 28, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jul 20, 2018

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Photo ID: 663538

With the usual GP9 up front, Boston & Maine train WA-1 parallels the Naugatuck River in Naugatuck, CT, southbound on Metro North's Waterbury branch. At the time this Waterbury-based local served c... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1707
Train ID: WA-1
Photo Date: July 05, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jul 08, 2018

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