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Dates:5/1/1967 - 1/26/1985
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BM 4228
Title:  BM 4228
Description:  We are witnessing the last throes of "long distance" passenger train service on the B&M, as a short, two car southbound makes a stop at Brattleboro.
Photo Date:  8/1/1966  Upload Date: 4/24/2007 4:36:55 PM
Location:  Brattleboro, VT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  BM 4228A(F3A)
Views:  757   Comments: 1
BM 1710
Title:  BM 1710
Description:  Westbound High and wide extra at Zoar. 126 Instamatic Ektachrome-Woof!
Photo Date:  5/1/1967  Upload Date: 4/14/2006 9:41:46 PM
Location:  Zoar, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1710(GP9)
Views:  750   Comments: 1
BM 1747
Title:  BM 1747
Description:  Eastbound at Zoar. Another 126 Instamatic.
Photo Date:  5/1/1967  Upload Date: 4/14/2006 9:44:33 PM
Location:  Zoar, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1747(GP9)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
BM 1736
Title:  BM 1736
Description:  Eastbound about to duck into the damp, dark confines of the Hoosac tunnel.
Photo Date:  11/1/1967  Upload Date: 4/14/2006 9:47:30 PM
Location:  North Adams, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1736(GP9)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
BM 1755
Title:  BM 1755
Description:  Westbound emerges into the sunlight after traversing the 25,081 ft. Hoosac tunnel. Catenary support is a reminder of the days of electric operation through the tunnel.
Photo Date:  11/1/1967  Upload Date: 4/14/2006 9:49:33 PM
Location:  North Adams, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  BM 1755(GP18)
Views:  962   Comments: 2
BM 1749
Title:  BM 1749
Description:  Extra 1749 east pops out of the east portal of Hoosac to be greeted by a pack of photogs. Reason for so many camera bugs was a fan trip due later on. East portal is tough to photograph as it is in shadow except for early morning in the summer, unless it's overcast.
Photo Date:  10/4/1973  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 6:31:19 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1749(GP9)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
BM 1747
Title:  BM 1747
Description:  Still a couple of "wagons" in use. Actually, at this point in time the B&M had one F-7A, the 4266, and 5 F-7B's in service, but the delivery of the GP-38's (200-211) in Dec. 1973 spelled doom for the F's and any remaining Alco RS's.
Photo Date:  10/4/1973  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 6:33:22 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1747(GP9) BM 1575(GP7) BM 4266B(F7B)
Views:  1191   Comments: 1
Fan trip
Title:  Fan trip
Description:  Here's what everybody's been waiting for...supposedly...you notice they didn't pass up shooting the "regular" trains, either!
Photo Date:  10/4/1973  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 6:35:43 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  411   Comments: 0
BM 1751
Title:  BM 1751
Description:  Check out the jade green Penn Central caboose right behind the power.
Photo Date:  10/4/1973  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 6:37:31 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1751(GP18)
Views:  556   Comments: 1
BM 204
Title:  BM 204
Description:  Extra 204 east exiting the east portal of Hoosac tunnel.
Photo Date:  10/10/1978  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 9:16:40 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives:  BM 204(GP38-2) BM 211(GP38-2)
Views:  658   Comments: 2
BM Bicentennial 200
Title:  BM Bicentennial 200
Description:  Extra 204 east at East Portal, Hoosac tunnel.
Photo Date:  10/10/1978  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 9:18:05 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BM 200(GP38-2) BM 211(GP38-2) BM 204(GP38-2)
Views:  855   Comments: 1
East Portal
Title:  East Portal
Description:  Inside, looking out of the east portal of Hoosac tunnel.
Photo Date:  10/24/1978  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 9:21:51 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  237   Comments: 1
West Portal
Title:  West Portal
Description:  Inside, looking out of the west portal of Hoosac tunnel.
Photo Date:  10/24/1978  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 9:24:05 PM
Location:  North Adams, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  175   Comments: 0
West Portal
Title:  West Portal
Description:  West Portal of Hoosac tunnel. The sign reads "Danger Danger Do Not Enter. This tunnel is 4.75 miles long. Several trains run through every day at about 40 mph."
Photo Date:  10/24/1978  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 9:27:50 PM
Location:  North Adams, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives: 
Views:  305   Comments: 0
BM 211 and Bicentennial 200
Title:  BM 211 and Bicentennial 200
Description:  Extra 211 east out of the east portal of Hoosac tunnel.
Photo Date:  10/24/1978  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 9:31:02 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives:  BM 211(GP38-2) BM 200(GP38-2)
Views:  973   Comments: 1
Ball signals
Title:  Ball signals
Description:  Ball signals at the old MEC/B&M junction in Whitefield. B&M in the foreground, MEC ran from left to right.
Photo Date:  8/20/1979  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 8:26:51 PM
Location:  Whitefield, NH
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  264   Comments: 0
Ball signals
Title:  Ball signals
Description:  Ball signals at the old MEC/B&M junction in Whitefield. B&M in the foreground, MEC ran from left to right.
Photo Date:  8/20/1979  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 8:28:52 PM
Location:  Whitefield, NH
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives: 
Views:  319   Comments: 0
BM 1734
Title:  BM 1734
Description:  What luck! B&M local shows up and goes over on the MEC to pick up interchange traffic.
Photo Date:  8/20/1979  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 8:34:05 PM
Location:  Whitefield, NH
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1734(GP9) BM 1750(GP18)
Views:  877   Comments: 1
BM 1734
Title:  BM 1734
Description:  Engines head north on the MEC. Ball signals were still standing as of October, 2005, but in sad shape. Thanks to Larry Hawkes for update info.
Photo Date:  8/20/1979  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 8:38:47 PM
Location:  Whitefield, NH
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1734(GP9) BM 1750(GP18)
Views:  863   Comments: 1
BM 1750
Title:  BM 1750
Description:  Engines returning with interchange traffic.
Photo Date:  8/20/1979  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 8:42:36 PM
Location:  Whitefield, NH
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1750(GP18) BM 1734(GP9)
Views:  659   Comments: 1
Central ventilation shaft
Title:  Central ventilation shaft
Description:  The ventilation shaft atop the Hoosac tunnel performing it's intended purpose.
Photo Date:  9/25/1980  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 10:01:28 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  244   Comments: 0
Hoosac tunnel Central ventilation shaft
Title:  Hoosac tunnel Central ventilation shaft
Description:  The air in the Hoosac tunnel is so cool and moist it exits the vent shaft as a visible vapor. A train pushing the air ahead of it will occasionally accomplish the same effect at either portal.
Photo Date:  9/25/1980  Upload Date: 4/15/2006 10:03:22 PM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  1979   Comments: 0
BASE
Title:  BASE
Description:  BASE pulls past the "dry bridge" at East Deerfield with a few cars to set off.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 4:53:50 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 258(GP38) BM 200(GP38-2) MEC 225(U25B) DH 455(C424)
Views:  1197   Comments: 1
BASE
Title:  BASE
Description:  BASE shoving the set off into East Deerfield.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 4:57:13 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 225(U25B) DH 455(C424)
Views:  804   Comments: 3
BASE
Title:  BASE
Description:  BASE's power heading for the pit to drop a unit. In a moment, this routine move would turn into a headache.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 5:00:15 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 308(GP40-2) DH 455(C424) MEC 225(U25B)
Views:  708   Comments: 1
BASE
Title:  BASE
Description:  NOW the headache begins! While negotiating the turnouts, 455 "stumbled" and dropped it's #1 and 3 axles on the ground.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 5:11:49 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 308(GP40-2) DH 455(C424)
Views:  415   Comments: 0
BASE
Title:  BASE
Description:  Right about now, yardmaster Bill Dunphy is NOT a happy man.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 5:13:51 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 308(GP40-2) DH 455(C424)
Views:  387   Comments: 0
Grounded
Title:  Grounded
Description:  The 308 has cut away and the remaining units will go their separate ways momentarily as Bill Dunphy and others ponder the situation.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 6:34:16 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424)
Views:  432   Comments: 1
Grounded
Title:  Grounded
Description:  Lead truck of the 455 with #1 axle on the ties.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 6:36:08 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  170   Comments: 0
Grounded
Title:  Grounded
Description:  The 455 has a few moments of solitary contemplation before help arrives.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 6:38:41 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
DH 455
Title:  DH 455
Description:  The west end switcher, GP-7 1560, gets called over for "rescue" duty, aiding in the rerailing of the 455. BASE's power, after dropping B&M 200 at the pit, moves off behind the 455 and 1560.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 9:47:26 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424) BM 1560(GP7)
Views:  446   Comments: 0
BOED
Title:  BOED
Description:  BOED's power ambles past the derailment.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 9:50:46 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 1724(GP9) BM 1712(GP9) BM 1555(GP7)
Views:  631   Comments: 1
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  Setting oak blocks to aid in getting the wheels "back on track".
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 9:53:19 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  The 1560 starts a slow pull to rerail the #1 axle.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 9:55:35 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  The 1560 starts a slow pull to rerail the #1 axle.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 9:57:33 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424) BM 1560(GP7)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  With the #1 axle riding on steel once again, attention is turned to the #3 axle.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 9:59:13 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424) BM 1560(GP7)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  Yardmaster Bill Dunphy has an animated conversation as the 1560 does a slow pull to get the #3 axle on track.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 10:17:53 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424) BM 1560(GP7)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  Still workin' at it.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 10:24:41 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  Just about got 'em.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 10:26:27 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Rerailing
Title:  Rerailing
Description:  Just about got 'em.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/11/2007 10:28:09 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 455(C424) BM 1560(GP7)
Views:  340   Comments: 1
LAPY
Title:  LAPY
Description:  LAPY westbound at "the middle" signal bridge on a track that has since been removed. Wisdom Way overhead visible in the distance.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/12/2007 4:06:18 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BM 307(GP40-2) BM 316(GP40-2)
Views:  629   Comments: 2
LASE
Title:  LASE
Description:  LASE pulling through East Deerfield West.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/12/2007 4:04:03 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 7602(GP39-2)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
LASE
Title:  LASE
Description:  LASE accelerates away from East Deerfield.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/12/2007 4:02:53 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 305(GP40-2)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
BM 312
Title:  BM 312
Description:  Power test headed out for a trial run.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/12/2007 4:01:49 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 312(GP40-2) BM 1719(GP9)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
LASE
Title:  LASE
Description:  LASE's power backing into the yard.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/12/2007 4:00:24 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 7602(GP39-2)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
LASE
Title:  LASE
Description:  LASE departing East Deerfield.
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 7/12/2007 3:59:24 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  140   Comments: 0
POPY
Title:  POPY
Description:  POPY pulling a cut of cars out of the yard at East Deerfield West. Negative badly discolored, B&W version in "B&M in B&W" album.
Photo Date:  1/2/1984  Upload Date: 12/7/2006 11:14:31 AM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 7315(GP38-2) DH 408(C420) DH 7412(GP39-2)
Views:  967   Comments: 0
POPY
Title:  POPY
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/2/1984  Upload Date: 12/7/2006 11:16:00 AM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 408(C420)
Views:  614   Comments: 0
POPY
Title:  POPY
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/2/1984  Upload Date: 12/7/2006 11:17:46 AM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DH 7412(GP39-2)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
POPY
Title:  POPY
Description:  POPY pulling a cut of cars out of the yard at East Deerfield West.
Photo Date:  1/2/1984  Upload Date: 12/7/2006 11:19:06 AM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BM 205(GP38-2) DH 7412(GP39-2) DH 408(C420)
Views:  715   Comments: 1


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