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By:David Hutchinson
Dates:5/3/1975 - 3/4/2012
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Mid-morning local
Title:  Mid-morning local
Description:  A mid-morning local prepares to leave for Boston.
Photo Date:  5/3/1976  Upload Date: 2/27/2012 8:45:10 PM
Location:  Lowell, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 6201(RDC2)
Views:  908   Comments: 0
Parts source
Title:  Parts source
Description:  Now with its 4th owner, former PRR E-8 4262 languishes out in back of B&M's Billerica Shops. Purchased for parts to keep her sisters running, she'll never run again.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 9:38:44 PM
Location:  North Billerica, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4262(E8A)
Views:  737   Comments: 0
Parts source
Title:  Parts source
Description:  Now with its 4th owner, former PRR E-8 4265 languishes out in back of B&M's Billerica Shops. Purchased for parts to keep her sisters running, she'll never run again.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 9:57:40 PM
Location:  North Billerica, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4265(E8A)
Views:  576   Comments: 0
In for servicing
Title:  In for servicing
Description:  Its the first week of the B&M takeover from Conrail of the "T's" Southside Commuter Service, all of the ex New Haven GP-9's are at Boston Engine Terminal getting the once-over.
Photo Date:  3/12/1977  Upload Date: 6/9/2010 6:52:11 AM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 7555(GP9)
Views:  587   Comments: 0
Readied for the road
Title:  Readied for the road
Description:  Former PRR E-8 4266 awaits the Hostler on Track 42 at Boston Engine Terminal.
Photo Date:  4/12/1977  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 9:43:00 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4266(E8A)
Views:  536   Comments: 1
Readied for the road
Title:  Readied for the road
Description:  The Hostler brings E-8 4266 out of the "House" at Boston Engine Terminal.
Photo Date:  4/12/1977  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 9:44:22 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4266(E8A)
Views:  709   Comments: 1
Fresh from the shop
Title:  Fresh from the shop
Description:  Newly refurbished coach 2532, former New Haven 8633, has just been rolled out of the B&M Billerica Shops complete with B&M emblems. Only two cars got this treatment, T management hit the roof when they saw the B&M emblems.
Photo Date:  5/2/1977  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 9:08:18 PM
Location:  North Billerica, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  512   Comments: 0
Fresh from the shop
Title:  Fresh from the shop
Description:  Newly refurbished coach 2532, former New Haven 8633, has just been rolled out of the B&M Billerica Shops complete with B&M emblems. Only two cars got this treatment, T management hit the roof when they saw the B&M emblems.
Photo Date:  5/2/1977  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 9:07:58 PM
Location:  North Billerica, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  924   Comments: 1
Coming from the yard
Title:  Coming from the yard
Description:  Leased D&H PA with a string of former New Haven coaches backs over to South Station from the yard.
Photo Date:  10/17/1977  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 9:06:55 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DH 16(PA4u)
Views:  983   Comments: 1
Faded Glory
Title:  Faded Glory
Description:  Leased B&M geeps have been showing up all over, 1565, still in her original paint, prepares to leave for Boston with train #834.
Photo Date:  4/20/1978  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 2:59:41 PM
Location:  Reading, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1565(GP7)
Views:  569   Comments: 0
Crossing the Mystic
Title:  Crossing the Mystic
Description:  Leased from the B&M, GP-7 1562 brings train #1513 across drawbridge #7 from Everett into Somerville.
Photo Date:  10/7/1978  Upload Date: 3/24/2012 10:08:40 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1562(GP7)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
Brand new
Title:  Brand new
Description:  Brand new F-40 1008 brings train #240 from Ipswich across Draw-7.
Photo Date:  11/10/1978  Upload Date: 2/10/2011 7:37:03 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1008(F40PH)
Views:  632   Comments: 2
Still Brand New
Title:  Still Brand New
Description:  One month old 1009 brings train #204 across Drawbridge #7 from Everett into Somerville.
Photo Date:  11/10/1978  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 5:38:34 PM
Location:  Everett, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1009(F40PH)
Views:  803   Comments: 1
Brand new
Title:  Brand new
Description:  Brand new F-40 1012 at Boston's North Station.
Photo Date:  12/13/1978  Upload Date: 2/10/2011 7:51:51 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1012(F40PH)
Views:  579   Comments: 0
Engine Storage
Title:  Engine Storage
Description:  The storage tracks at Boston's South Station were filthy and oily, but there was always something interesting kicking around.
Photo Date:  1/4/1979  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 6:18:05 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1004(F40PH) MBTA 7555(GP9)
Views:  613   Comments: 0
Road Test
Title:  Road Test
Description:  The first Paducah FP-10 to arrive on the property gets a shakedown run from Boston to Reading.
Photo Date:  1/5/1979  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 10:00:34 PM
Location:  Reading, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1100(FP10)
Views:  1261   Comments: 3
Still Brand New
Title:  Still Brand New
Description:  Four month old F-40's idle between runs at Boston's North Station.
Photo Date:  2/16/1979  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 5:35:39 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1005(F40PH) MBTA 1011(F40PH)
Views:  749   Comments: 0
Short of power
Title:  Short of power
Description:  Until all the re-built FP-10's arrive, the "T" has had to lease several geeps from the B&M, GP-9 1700 rolls across Drawbridge #7 from Everett into Somerville with train #1203 from Ipswich.
Photo Date:  2/17/1979  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 2:51:26 PM
Location:  Everett, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1700(GP9)
Views:  629   Comments: 0
Waiting for repairs
Title:  Waiting for repairs
Description:  Former PRR E-8 4261 waits among Buddliners and freight power for overhaul at Boston & Maine's Billerica Shops.
Photo Date:  2/20/1979  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 8:59:05 PM
Location:  North Billerica, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4261(E8A)
Views:  704   Comments: 2
New arrival
Title:  New arrival
Description:  Re-built F-10 1101 idles among B&M yard and road power at Boston Engine Terminal.
Photo Date:  2/24/1979  Upload Date: 2/10/2011 8:25:14 AM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1101(FP10)
Views:  617   Comments: 0
Outrunning the storm
Title:  Outrunning the storm
Description:  Train #550 from Rockport crosses the Mystic River from Everett into Somerville over Drawbridge #7 with thunderclouds not far behind.
Photo Date:  3/12/1979  Upload Date: 6/6/2010 7:22:28 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1101(FP10)
Views:  769   Comments: 4
Waiting to go
Title:  Waiting to go
Description:  The gates are still up on Concord Street as #444 is not quite ready to leave, this equipment is steam heated, so an ex NH GP-9 has been added to provide the steam boiler.
Photo Date:  3/29/1979  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 9:59:20 PM
Location:  Framingham, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1009(F40PH)
Views:  647   Comments: 1
Quiet Sunday
Title:  Quiet Sunday
Description:  Its a Sunday afternoon at South Station, the Terminal Switcher and surplus train sets idle away until Monday morning.
Photo Date:  4/1/1979  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 2:44:35 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1152(FP10) BM 1122(SW1) MBTA 1101(FP10)
Views:  1071   Comments: 0
Eastbound local
Title:  Eastbound local
Description:  Eastbound local #556 to Rockport crosses from Somerville into Everett over Draw-7.
Photo Date:  5/21/1979  Upload Date: 2/10/2011 8:36:55 AM
Location:  Everett, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1104(FP10)
Views:  518   Comments: 0
Inbound local
Title:  Inbound local
Description:  1104, newly arrived from the re-builder, heads inbound to Boston with train #818 at Washington Street in Reading.
Photo Date:  6/19/1979  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 9:11:13 PM
Location:  Reading, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1104(FP10)
Views:  544   Comments: 0
Just delivered
Title:  Just delivered
Description:  Just dropped off by the switcher last night, brand new re-built 1108 awaits inspection out behind the Diesel House at Boston Engine Terminal.
Photo Date:  6/22/1979  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 10:00:50 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1108(FP10)
Views:  583   Comments: 1
Departure time
Title:  Departure time
Description:  Brand new rebuilt FP-10 1105 is the power this morning for push-pull train #811 to Reading from Boston's North Station.
Photo Date:  6/26/1979  Upload Date: 6/6/2010 8:10:01 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1105(FP10)
Views:  759   Comments: 1
Leaving the Terminal
Title:  Leaving the Terminal
Description:  Train #711 rolls out of Boston's South Station with an all ex-New Haven consist.
Photo Date:  7/3/1979  Upload Date: 6/9/2010 6:51:19 AM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 7539(GP9)
Views:  410   Comments: 2
Standing by
Title:  Standing by
Description:  Motive power idles at Boston's South Station waiting for the switcher to bring their trains over from the yard.
Photo Date:  7/3/1979  Upload Date: 6/8/2010 9:48:18 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1150(FP10) MBTA 7543(GP9)
Views:  939   Comments: 1
Headed for the yard
Title:  Headed for the yard
Description:  A pair of F-40's wait for the hostler to take them over to Southampton Street yard for servicing.
Photo Date:  7/3/1979  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 6:18:36 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1004(F40PH) MBTA 1006(F40PH)
Views:  763   Comments: 1
Outbound rush
Title:  Outbound rush
Description:  An afternoon local passes by old Tower-1 and under the ancient signal bridge at Boston's South Station.
Photo Date:  7/3/1979  Upload Date: 6/6/2010 8:05:05 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1107(FP10)
Views:  464   Comments: 3
End of the rush
Title:  End of the rush
Description:  Train #510 from Rockport rolls over the drawbridge at Boston's North Station, the morning Rush Hour is almost over.
Photo Date:  7/10/1979  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 2:56:31 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1108(FP10)
Views:  334   Comments: 1
Beauty and the beast
Title:  Beauty and the beast
Description:  When B&M was running the "T's" commuter srevice, scenes like this were commonplace at Boston Engine Terminal.
Photo Date:  7/23/1979  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 9:36:44 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 314(GP40-2) MBTA 1109(FP10)
Views:  652   Comments: 1
Mid-day station stop
Title:  Mid-day station stop
Description:  Local train #829 to Reading makes a station stop at Melrose Highlands with FP-10 1102 shoving on the rear.
Photo Date:  7/24/1979  Upload Date: 6/6/2010 7:37:17 PM
Location:  Melrose, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1102(FP10)
Views:  405   Comments: 0
Four Aces
Title:  Four Aces
Description:  Nicknamed "Four Aces" by the crews, because of her distinctive number, 1111 races inbound to Boston with train #810.
Photo Date:  8/9/1979  Upload Date: 6/8/2010 7:27:16 PM
Location:  Reading, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1111(FP10)
Views:  459   Comments: 0
Something added
Title:  Something added
Description:  Train #811 to Reading is about to leave Boston's North Station. Look below the T emblem, sombody has placed a Gulf Mobile & Ohio emblem on the yellow band.
Photo Date:  8/10/1979  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 10:41:25 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1111(FP10)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
Inbound local
Title:  Inbound local
Description:  Train #606 from South Acton rolls past Tower-H on the last leg of its trip to Boston.
Photo Date:  9/10/1979  Upload Date: 6/11/2010 3:21:40 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1009(F40PH)
Views:  491   Comments: 1
Ready track
Title:  Ready track
Description:  1106, with a string of leased GO Transit coaches, waits for a move over to North Station at Boston Engine Terminal.
Photo Date:  11/19/1979  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 9:17:04 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1106(FP10)
Views:  394   Comments: 1
Flag protection
Title:  Flag protection
Description:  Senior Portland Division Conductor Herb Baldwin flags train #106 across Woburn Street, there has been no crossing protection in place since 1959, so it has to be done manually.
Photo Date:  12/24/1979  Upload Date: 6/6/2010 7:29:38 PM
Location:  Reading, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1102(FP10)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
Steam!
Title:  Steam!
Description:  An extremely cold day at South Station finds steam heated equipment doing what comes naturally.....leaking steam.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 6/4/2010 8:49:51 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4261(E8A)
Views:  857   Comments: 0
Sisters
Title:  Sisters
Description:  FP-10's 1104 and 1105 idle on the storage tracks at Boston's South Station.
Photo Date:  1/6/1980  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 7:55:43 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1104(FP10) MBTA 1105(FP10)
Views:  626   Comments: 2
Cold and busy morning
Title:  Cold and busy morning
Description:  South Station is a busy place this morning. The car inspector is working on a Stoughton local on the right, in the middle, a Providence local has two steam boiler equipped 1100's due to a long consist to keep heat up on, and over on the left, is a mior derailment.
Photo Date:  1/8/1980  Upload Date: 6/8/2010 11:07:49 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  MBTA 1150(FP10) MBTA 1151(FP10) MBTA 1153(FP10)
Views:  794   Comments: 2
Grey Ghost
Title:  Grey Ghost
Description:  Former PRR E-8 4261, the only unit painted this way, earned the nickname "Grey Ghost".
Photo Date:  1/8/1980  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 9:01:13 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 4261(E8A)
Views:  649   Comments: 0
Saturday local
Title:  Saturday local
Description:  Train #2812 from Reading rounds the curve through Wakefield Jct.
Photo Date:  1/20/1980  Upload Date: 2/10/2011 6:31:05 PM
Location:  Wakefield, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1114(FP10)
Views:  424   Comments: 0
Afternoon Rush
Title:  Afternoon Rush
Description:  The afternoon rush hour is in full swing at Boston's South Station, cab units as far as the eye can see.
Photo Date:  1/29/1980  Upload Date: 6/8/2010 9:06:14 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1110(FP10) AMTK 495(E8A)
Views:  477   Comments: 0
Weekend local
Title:  Weekend local
Description:  A short 2-car local prepares to depart Boston's South Station with former New Haven 67 in the lead.
Photo Date:  2/12/1980  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 7:03:41 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 67(RDC1)
Views:  671   Comments: 1
Providence local
Title:  Providence local
Description:  Afternoon Providence local prepares to depart Boston's South Station, two steam boiler equipped FP-10's are required to heat today's train.
Photo Date:  2/12/1980  Upload Date: 6/9/2010 8:42:16 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  MBTA 1152(FP10) MBTA 1150(FP10)
Views:  497   Comments: 0
Arrival at Boston
Title:  Arrival at Boston
Description:  Train #208 from Ipswich pulls into Boston's North Station.
Photo Date:  3/17/1980  Upload Date: 2/16/2011 8:01:44 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1108(FP10)
Views:  281   Comments: 2
New and the Old
Title:  New and the Old
Description:  Newly painted former B&M Buddliner sits side-by-side with leased GO Transit cab car at Boston's North Station.
Photo Date:  4/18/1980  Upload Date: 6/10/2010 8:32:32 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 6117(RDC1)
Views:  734   Comments: 1
Leased from the B&M
Title:  Leased from the B&M
Description:  Leased GP-7 1562 pulls two de-motored RDC's into the station at Wilmington on train #1313.
Photo Date:  4/19/1980  Upload Date: 3/24/2012 9:46:04 PM
Location:  Wilmington, MA
Author:  David Hutchinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1562(GP7)
Views:  513   Comments: 0


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