As dusk falls over Readville, MA, New Haven Railroad semaphores guard the junction of the Dorchester branch (now the MBTA Fairmount line) and the Midland branch (now the MBTA Forge Park line).
In Amtrak's early days, Northeast Corridor trains out of Boston could be fairly modest things. A Penn Central E8, a parlor car, and two coaches made up this New York-bound train rolling through th... (more)
The crew takes an opportunity to confer as Penn Central train BL-1 waits for the signal to proceed onto the Midland line at Readville, MA. Train BL-1, running between Boston and Lowell, MA, via Wa... (more)
A pair of ex-New Haven RDCs running as a Boston-Franklin, MA, commuter local smoke their way through the junction at Readville, MA, about 10 miles out of South Station. Two years after Penn Centra... (more)
This looks like a Penn Central train, but a close look shows that the black E8 on the point carries its new Amtrak number, 279. The northbound corridor run out of Washington is about to duck under... (more)
Six weeks before the end of the railroad, New Haven local freight BX-22 gets underway out of Readville, MA, headed out the Midland line to Franklin and Milford with GP9 1220 in charge. Today this ... (more)
Among the last of their kind anywhere, a worn but still handsome A-B-B-A set of renumbered former New Haven Alco FAs and FBs approaches the junction at Readville, MA, on Penn Central train BL-1, ... (more)
New New Haven Alco C-425s 2554 and 2553 head South Boston to New Haven (Cedar Hill) train BN-1 at Readville Yard. BN-1 reached this yard via the Dorchester Freight line and is about to take the si... (more)
An early morning commuter approaches Readville Junction outside of Boston on a beautiful spring day.