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BM W3732
Title:  BM W3732
Description:  Plows at East Deerfield.
Photo Date:  4/2/1979  Upload Date: 11/16/2005 5:35:55 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  995   Comments: 0
BM 1212
Title:  BM 1212
Description:  NW-2 1212 is the work train engine during the cleanup of a wreck in Chicopee on the Conn River line.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 6/5/2005 7:58:49 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1212(NW2)
Views:  756   Comments: 0
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  This is what happens when you come upon a washout at 01:30.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:33:30 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  767   Comments: 3
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Wider view of wreck scene, looking north on the B&M's Conn River Line. Overpass in back ground is I-91.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:34:23 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9)
Views:  433   Comments: 0
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Run-off from a severe thunderstorm around 23:00 washed out a segment of the roadbed.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:34:59 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Crew miraculously survived, but swore they were "headed for a dip in the Connecticut river".
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:35:43 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  640   Comments: 1
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Just as miraculous was the ''survival" of both the 1725 and 1726, which were repaired/rebuilt and renumbered 1825 and 1826.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:36:19 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  403   Comments: 1
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  U fortunately, a CV Alco RS-11 that was part of the lash-up did not fare as well and was written off, with the B&M making good on the loss to the CV.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:37:00 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  443   Comments: 1
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Note the center cylinder has been ripped off the crankcase of the air compressor, and the piston is just hanging out of it.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:37:42 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  452   Comments: 1
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Fresh paint on the trucks suggests the locomotives saw the shop recently. That's the Connecticut River in the background, they didn't have far to go.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:38:21 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  553   Comments: 1
BM 1725
Title:  BM 1725
Description:  Study of the underside.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:38:55 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1725(GP9) BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  385   Comments: 1
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  Obviously, there were a number of carloads of Newsprint involved, a commodity moved in some quantity back then by the B&M from it's Canadian connections.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 8:39:45 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  289   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  Looking southward down the Conn River Line at the wreck site.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:38:47 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  315   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  From approximately the center of the wreck site, looking north.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:39:19 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  202   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  Crane clearing away "pieces/parts" strewn all over.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:39:46 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  204   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  All that newsprint makes a fine mess!
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:40:16 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  227   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:40:47 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  149   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  Train was not going all that fast, maybe 25 mph.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:41:28 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  168   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  Crane picking a wheelset out of the morass.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:41:53 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  212   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:42:22 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  240   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  One of the few, non-newsprint cars involved.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:42:57 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  189   Comments: 0
Chicopee wreck
Title:  Chicopee wreck
Description:  You can just see an undisturbed roll of newsprint inside the door.
Photo Date:  8/5/1979  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 7:43:24 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  285   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (1)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (1)
Description:  The B&M's two "Big Hooks" begin the lift of GP-9 1726 from ther embankment. (cropped)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:02:54 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  429   Comments: 1
Lifting the 1726 (1A)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (1A)
Description:  The B&M's two "Big Hooks" begin the lift of GP-9 1726 from the embankment. (full frame)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:03:31 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (2)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (2)
Description:  Dragging the 1726 up off the embankment. Trucks in the foreground will go underneath her. (cropped)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:04:34 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (2A)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (2A)
Description:  Dragging the 1726 up off the embankment. Trucks in the foreground will go underneath her. (full frame)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:05:27 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (3)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (3)
Description:  After repositioning the lifting cables, the 1726 is rolled upright with some help from a "Cat" out of picture, at left, note the cable. (cropped)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:06:35 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (3A)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (3A)
Description:  After repositioning the lifting cables, the 1726 is rolled upright with some help from a "Cat", at left, note the cable. (full frame)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:07:28 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (4)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (4)
Description:  The 1726 sits upright for the first time in several days.
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:08:18 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  361   Comments: 1
Lifting the 1726 (5)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (5)
Description:  With the two hooks suspending the 1726 in the air, the first truck is rolled under her.
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:25:49 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (6)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (6)
Description:  Getting the rear truck positioned in the bolster bearing prior to installing the front truck.
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:26:39 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (7)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (7)
Description:  The 250T crane lifts the front end to permit the front truck to be rolled under. (cropped)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:27:44 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (7A)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (7A)
Description:  The 250T crane lifts the front end to permit the front truck to be rolled under. (full frame)
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:28:27 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
Lifting the 1726 (8)
Title:  Lifting the 1726 (8)
Description:  Dozer drags the 1726 out of the way so the two "Big Hooks" can go to work recovering GP-9 1725. Elsewhere in this album is a photo of the 1726 a couple of years later, rebuilt and renumbered as the 1826.
Photo Date:  8/7/1979  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 7:29:22 PM
Location:  Chicopee, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1726(GP9)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
POSP
Title:  POSP
Description:  POSP departing East Deerfield yard via the loop track and rejoining the Conn River line at Deerfield Junction.
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:15:34 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1744(GP9) BM 1718(GP9)
Views:  493   Comments: 0
POSP
Title:  POSP
Description:  POSP departing East Deerfield yard via the loop track and rejoining the Conn River line at Deerfield Junction. This is looking south on the Conn River.
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:17:27 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1718(GP9) BM 1744(GP9)
Views:  464   Comments: 0
CPSP
Title:  CPSP
Description:  CPSP southbound through Deerfield interlocking. Nice that the sun decided to peek out for a brief moment.
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:19:21 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BM 1753(GP18) BM 1738(GP9)
Views:  1286   Comments: 2
One by each
Title:  One by each
Description:  Too bad there wasn't a GP-18 in there, then there'd be one of all of 'em. Close, but no cee-gar!
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:21:21 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1575(GP7) BM 1746(GP9) BM 303(GP40-2) BM 211(GP38-2)
Views:  1096   Comments: 1
LAME
Title:  LAME
Description:  LAME heading west through Greenfield East interlocking. (cropped)
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:08:11 PM
Location:  Greenfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 301(GP40-2) BM 304(GP40-2)
Views:  631   Comments: 1
LAME
Title:  LAME
Description:  LAME heading west through Greenfield East interlocking. (full frame)
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:10:03 PM
Location:  Greenfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 301(GP40-2) BM 304(GP40-2)
Views:  522   Comments: 1
LAME
Title:  LAME
Description:  LAME passing the depot at Charlemont, which burned not long after this was taken. (cropped)
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:12:25 PM
Location:  Charlemont, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 301(GP40-2)
Views:  509   Comments: 1
LAME
Title:  LAME
Description:  LAME passing the depot at Charlemont, which burned not long after this was taken. (full frame)
Photo Date:  5/2/1981  Upload Date: 4/7/2006 3:13:40 PM
Location:  Charlemont, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 301(GP40-2)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
BM 306
Title:  BM 306
Description:  LASE arrives at East Deerfield West about 10:15.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:37:19 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 306(GP40-2) BM 311(GP40-2)
Views:  485   Comments: 0
BM 1838
Title:  BM 1838
Description:  SPCP arriving at East Deerfield West via the "loop" track from the Conn River line with cars to set off.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:38:03 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1838(GP9)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
BM 1838
Title:  BM 1838
Description:  The power has returned to it's train, and SPCP heads north across the Deerfield River and the Deerfield/Greenfield town line.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:38:54 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1838(GP9)
Views:  328   Comments: 1
BM 316
Title:  BM 316
Description:  CPSP arriving at East Deerfield West via the Fitchburg main.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:40:08 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 316(GP40-2)
Views:  439   Comments: 0
CPSP's power reversing to go to the house
Title:  CPSP's power reversing to go to the house
Description:  The famous "Railfan's Bridge", aka by the railroaders as the "dry bridge" at East Deerfiled West. Loop track to the Conn River line curves away to the right.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:40:56 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1825(GP9) BM 1709(GP9) BM 211(GP38-2)
Views:  582   Comments: 0
CPSP's power reversing to go to the house
Title:  CPSP's power reversing to go to the house
Description:  With a large drop at E.Dfld., the train will swap his big lash-up for a smaller one for the remainder of the trip to Springfield.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:41:44 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 316(GP40-2)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
CPSP
Title:  CPSP
Description:  CPSP "on the approach", literally, note the signal just beyond the rear of the train, to Northampton.
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 10:43:06 PM
Location:  Northampton, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 1753(GP18)
Views:  487   Comments: 0
BM 309
Title:  BM 309
Description:  MEPO at East Deerfield East.
Photo Date:  4/2/1983  Upload Date: 3/31/2006 4:45:38 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 309(GP40-2)
Views:  377   Comments: 0


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