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Photo ID: 751710

An Ashmont-Mattapan High-Speed Line trolley is seen arriving at Butler Station during peak fall foliage. The post World War 2 Pullman-Standard trolleys have been in constant revenue in Boston sinc... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC Streetcar
Location: Milton, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3230
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 21, 2020


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By: Doug Boudrow

Added: Oct 22, 2020

Views: 1,917
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Photo ID: 726439

Boston wakes up to 6 inches of snow freshly fallen on the ground from the winter storm the previous night. As people head into the city for the first accumulation of the year, an eastbound Green ... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: Breda Type8 LRV
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3801
Train ID: MBTA Green Line
Photo Date: January 19, 2020


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By: Alek Jastrzebski

Added: Feb 21, 2020

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Photo ID: 724905

During my visit to Boston over the long weekend, I decided to go get some good photographs of the abundant transit action around the city. Just 36 hours after a snowstorm dumped a half foot of fre... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: Kinki Sharyo Type 7 LRV
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3698
Train ID: MBTA Green Line
Photo Date: January 20, 2020


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By: Alek Jastrzebski

Added: Feb 08, 2020

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Photo ID: 712248

At Park Street Station, one of the many thousands of users of T system - Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority - expect to board your train in green line, the oldest subway line of the MBTA. ... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: Kinki-Sharyo Type 7
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3700
Train ID: -
Photo Date: November 15, 2017


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By: Entre Durmientes (Mauro C.)

Added: Oct 07, 2019

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Photo ID: 703331

A classic Boston PCC streetcar arrives at the Ashmont/Peabody Square Station at the the northern end of the MBTA's Mattapan Trolley Line. This two mile line running between the Ashmont and Mattapa... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC Streetcar
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3230
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 13, 2019


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By: Jake Maiello

Added: Jul 14, 2019

Views: 1,720
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Photo ID: 700326

2 Green Line services cross paths making the turn at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Brighton Avenue, also known as Packard's Corner. The intersection is named such because it was the ... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: Breda Type 8 LRV
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3867
Train ID: B Train
Photo Date: June 10, 2019


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By: Chris Henchey

Added: Jun 16, 2019

Views: 1,469
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Photo ID: 658241

At the end of the Ashmont to Mattapan “High Speed Line,” Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) PCC streetcar No. 3263 has just arrived at Mattapan station on September 12, 2003. This s... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC streetcar
Location: Mattapan, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3263
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 12, 2003


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: May 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 649118

"Blue Line at Orient Heights Jct" An inbound MBTA Blue Line train passes through Orient Heights Junction as it approaches the station.

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: Siemens 700-Series
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 0748
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 18, 2018


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By: Greg Grice

Added: Feb 21, 2018

Views: 1,840
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Photo ID: 646591

One of the MBTA's double-ended PCCs (acquired secondhand from Dallas) glides along South Street in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston on its way from downtown to the Arborway terminal. In old Bos... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC streetcar
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: MBTA 3329
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jan 31, 2018

Views: 1,977
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Photo ID: 635810

Vintage PCCs everywhere! The Neponset River Trail/Greenway opened the section overlooking the MBTA Mattapan station in mid-2017, allowing for this morning rush hour view of the vintage 1945-1946... (more)

Railroad: MBTA
Locomotive: PCC
Location: Mattapan, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3268
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 31, 2017


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By: Marc Glucksman/River Rail Photo

Added: Oct 26, 2017

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Photo ID: 612944

One of the double-ended PCCs that came to Boston secondhand from Dallas glides beneath the Orange Line el structure as it departs the Arborway terminal in Jamaica Plain, headed for downtown Boston... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC streetcar
Location: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3326
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 25, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 11, 2017

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Photo ID: 610021

A 1941-built car from Boston's first order of PCCs leads a pair outbound on the Riverside Line past the landmark Chestnut Hill Waterworks building.

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC
Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3006
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 610020

The end of PCC operation was near on the MBTA's C Line (Cleveland Circle/Beacon Street) as this pair departed the Coolidge Corner stop in Brookline on an inbound run.

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3233
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 15, 2017

Views: 1,485
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Photo ID: 609639

A pair of MBTA PCC cars hum along Centre Street in Jamaica Plain on their way from downtown Boston to the Arborway terminal. This route, the surviving part of which is now the MBTA E Line, was cut... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3061
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 12, 2017

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Photo ID: 609636

An MBTA PCC car has just departed Cedar Grove station on its way to Mattapan via the Mattapan-Ashmont "High Speed Trolley Line". Elderly PCCs still run here in 2017, but now they're rebu... (more)

Railroad: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Locomotive: PCC
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3237
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1987


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 12, 2017

Views: 1,366
Comments: 1

Favorited: 7
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