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6/24/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Jay Epstein
Dates:11/8/2008 - 11/8/2008
Album Info:In November of 2008 I attended a tour of the Boston Engine Terminal (BET) put on by the Mystic Valley Railway Society. The BET is the primary maintenance facility for the MBTA's commuter rail equipment.
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A single level car and a bilevel undergo maintainence
Title:  A single level car and a bilevel undergo maintainence
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:07 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  35   Comments: 0
A single level car rests on jacks inside BET
Title:  A single level car rests on jacks inside BET
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:14 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  38   Comments: 0
Engines wait for their next runs outside BET
Title:  Engines wait for their next runs outside BET
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:18 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MBTA 1072(F40PH-2C) MBTA 1063(F40PH-2C)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
EMD's for work and passengers outside BET
Title:  EMD's for work and passengers outside BET
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:22 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1132(GP40MC) MBTA 3247(GP40-3)
Views:  41   Comments: 2
New truck for single level car 217
Title:  New truck for single level car 217
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:25 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  30   Comments: 0
Single level car wheel detail
Title:  Single level car wheel detail
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:29 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  31   Comments: 0
Rarely seen rear-ends
Title:  Rarely seen rear-ends
Description:  The rear end of passenger engines are not seen very often.
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:33 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1122(GP40MC) MBTA 1129(GP40MC) MBTA 1072(F40PH-2C)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
Underside of a passenger car
Title:  Underside of a passenger car
Description:  You can see the bolster for the truck.
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:42 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  25   Comments: 0
MBTA 1017 sits in the shop
Title:  MBTA 1017 sits in the shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:45 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1017(F40PH)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
MBTA 1116 sits inside the shop
Title:  MBTA 1116 sits inside the shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:48 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1116(GP40MC)
Views:  36   Comments: 0
The cavernous interior of BET
Title:  The cavernous interior of BET
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:52 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
MBTA 1017 getting worked on
Title:  MBTA 1017 getting worked on
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:55 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1017(F40PH)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
The Greenbush Line Grand Opening engine undergoes some work
Title:  The Greenbush Line Grand Opening engine undergoes some work
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:58 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
MBTA 1030 has some extensive nose damage
Title:  MBTA 1030 has some extensive nose damage
Description:  1030 was hit by a runaway centerbeam car near Canton.
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:02 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1030(F40PH-2C)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
Close-up of the Greenbush Line Grand Opening logo
Title:  Close-up of the Greenbush Line Grand Opening logo
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:07 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  27   Comments: 0
Prime Mover
Title:  Prime Mover
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:10 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  24   Comments: 0
MBTA 1052 control stand
Title:  MBTA 1052 control stand
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:14 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
MBTA 1052 cab
Title:  MBTA 1052 cab
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:17 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
Engineer's view
Title:  Engineer's view
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:21 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
Fireman's side of 1052
Title:  Fireman's side of 1052
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:24 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
The tour group walks among various engines
Title:  The tour group walks among various engines
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:31 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1052(F40PH-2C)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
F40 Prime Mover
Title:  F40 Prime Mover
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:34 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  32   Comments: 0
Looking into another section of the shop
Title:  Looking into another section of the shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:33:37 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  22   Comments: 0
An MBTA employee explains the wheel-truing machine to the crowd
Title:  An MBTA employee explains the wheel-truing machine to the crowd
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:31:45 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  28   Comments: 0
Wheel-truing machine controls
Title:  Wheel-truing machine controls
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:31:56 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  25   Comments: 0
MBTA 1059 sits inside the shop
Title:  MBTA 1059 sits inside the shop
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:00 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MBTA 1059(F40PH-2C)
Views:  22   Comments: 0
A Downeaster set moves trough the complex to be washed
Title:  A Downeaster set moves trough the complex to be washed
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:32:03 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 86(P42DC)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
A Downeaster set is about to enter the wash bay
Title:  A Downeaster set is about to enter the wash bay
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:36:05 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 86(P42DC)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
Looking down the tracks in the shop
Title:  Looking down the tracks in the shop
Description:  In the background a Downeaster set can be seen moving through to be washed.
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:36:08 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  24   Comments: 0
Looking down into the pit
Title:  Looking down into the pit
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:36:12 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  20   Comments: 0
AMTK 90214 brings up the rear
Title:  AMTK 90214 brings up the rear
Description:  On the back of a Downeaster set being washed.
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:36:16 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 90214(NPCU)
Views:  32   Comments: 1
An MBTA train waits amidst the clutter of the shops
Title:  An MBTA train waits amidst the clutter of the shops
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:36:19 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
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Views:  22   Comments: 0
The Downeaster set disappears out of the wash bay
Title:  The Downeaster set disappears out of the wash bay
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:27 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 90214(NPCU)
Views:  28   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:34 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  20   Comments: 0
After being washed, the Downeaster set arrives on one of the storage tracks
Title:  After being washed, the Downeaster set arrives on one of the storage tracks
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:37 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 90214(NPCU)
Views:  31   Comments: 2
Looking shiny
Title:  Looking shiny
Description:  Fresh of the wash bay!
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:41 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 90214(NPCU)
Views:  33   Comments: 2
AMTK 86 powers the freshly washed Downeaster
Title:  AMTK 86 powers the freshly washed Downeaster
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:44 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 86(P42DC)
Views:  26   Comments: 2
AMTK 86 with the Zakim bridge in the background
Title:  AMTK 86 with the Zakim bridge in the background
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:48 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 86(P42DC)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
MBTA 3247
Title:  MBTA 3247
Description:  Used for work trains.
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:54 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MBTA 3247(GP40-3)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
Various engine components
Title:  Various engine components
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:35:58 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  19   Comments: 0
Wheelsets and other things
Title:  Wheelsets and other things
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 1/2/2018 2:36:01 PM
Location:  Somerville, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  26   Comments: 0


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