Category: massachusetts

MBTA 1016 In 1994 Amtrak was power short!…

MBTA 1016

In 1994 Amtrak was power short! this is west bound inland route train 149 the Bay state

Palmer Center, MA

10/15/1994

The state-funded Bay State was Amtrak’…

The state-funded Bay State was Amtrak’s “inland route” train between Boston and Washington via Worcester, Springfield, and Hartford. The lingering winter snow was giving way to the early spring sun on a March morning as F40 207 swung through Wellesley, MA, westbound on Conrail’s former Boston & Albany line, which was once four tracks through here.

March, 1986

Amtrak’s “The Bay State” p…

Amtrak’s “The Bay State” pulling into town.

Framingham, MA

8/20/1985

Setting sun encounters Yankee Clipper Att…

Setting sun encounters Yankee Clipper

Attleboro, MA

January, 1975

Southbound Colonial meets Northbound Selkirk…

Southbound Colonial meets Northbound Selkirk freight on the crowded shoreline route of the former New Haven Railroad. This picture is from an era of great transition in the railroad world. Penn Central is close to shutting down and Amtrak will soon be trading in the old E units.

Attleboro, MA

August, 1973

Afternoon Senator headed for New York and Wa…

Afternoon Senator headed for New York and Washington.

Attleboro, MA

January, 1972

The roll sign at Back Bay, Boston announcing…

The roll sign at Back Bay, Boston announcing the departure of the Merchants Limited in December, 1970.

An ex-Pennsylvania E8 leads the Patriot out …

An ex-Pennsylvania E8 leads the Patriot out of South Station, Boston on May 24, 1970.

Number 175 The Patriot passing Mansfield tow…

Number 175 The Patriot passing Mansfield tower the day after an unexpected nor’easter dumped a little snow.

December, 1969

The Merchant’s Limited leaves South St…

The Merchant’s Limited leaves South Station, Boston on July 3, 1967.