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By:Jay Epstein
Dates:2/20/2017 - 8/5/2018
Album Info:Photos on Pan Am west of Gardner including East Deerfield Yard.
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EDPL's power returns to the yard
Title:  EDPL's power returns to the yard
Description:  He had gone to retrieve the FRED from the rear of thhe previous day's 14R. Apparently Pan Am had shortage of FREDs.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:24 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
EDPL's power shoves onto its assigned yard track
Title:  EDPL's power shoves onto its assigned yard track
Description:  The P&W is leased due to Pan Am not having enough cab signal equipped engines for the run over Amtrak's Springfield Line.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:28 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  PW 2009(GP38-2)
Views:  163   Comments: 1
28N enters from the west
Title:  28N enters from the west
Description:  Led by a nice standard cab leader.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:31 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2552(SD70)
Views:  148   Comments: 1
28N and the old B&M buggy
Title:  28N and the old B&M buggy
Description:  Entering East Deerfield Yard. 28N will go straight through on the way to Gardner and Ayer.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:35 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2552(SD70)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
The southbound Vermonter tip toes across the Deerfield River
Title:  The southbound Vermonter tip toes across the Deerfield River
Description:  Soon after departing Greenfield. Apologies for the photo being somewhat out of focus.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:39 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 45(P42DC) AMTK 100(P42DC)
Views:  144   Comments: 2
The southbound Vermonter slowly crosses the Deerfield River
Title:  The southbound Vermonter slowly crosses the Deerfield River
Description:  Soon after departing Greenfield. Apologies for the photo being somewhat out of focus.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:42 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 45(P42DC) AMTK 100(P42DC)
Views:  153   Comments: 2
EDPL smokes it up as it enters the Connecticut River Line
Title:  EDPL smokes it up as it enters the Connecticut River Line
Description:  The train is on its way to Plainville, CT. The P&W is a leased unit due to Pan Am not having enough cab signal equipped engines for running on Amtrak's Springfield Line.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:46 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PW 2009(GP38-2)
Views:  156   Comments: 1
Smokin!
Title:  Smokin!
Description:  One of the units on EDPL is a bit smoky as it enters the Connecticut River Line. The train is on its way to Plainville, CT. The P&W is a leased unit due to Pan Am not having enough cab signal equipped engines for running on Amtrak's Springfield Line.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:50 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  PW 2009(GP38-2)
Views:  134   Comments: 1
EDPL rounds a broad curve soon after departing East Deerfield
Title:  EDPL rounds a broad curve soon after departing East Deerfield
Description:  The train is on its way to Plainville, CT. The P&W is a leased unit due to Pan Am not having enough cab signal equipped engines for running on Amtrak's Springfield Line. You can see evidence of recent brush cutting which has really opened this view up.
Photo Date:  2/20/2017  Upload Date: 5/22/2017 9:48:53 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  PW 2009(GP38-2)
Views:  140   Comments: 3
Looking at the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel
Title:  Looking at the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel
Description:  My first time visiting the tunnel.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:04:00 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Tunnel
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Views:  79   Comments: 0
East Portal of the Hoosac Tunnel
Title:  East Portal of the Hoosac Tunnel
Description:  It really blends in to the surrounding scenery.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:04:19 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Tunnel
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Views:  70   Comments: 0
Closer shot of the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel
Title:  Closer shot of the east portal of the Hoosac Tunnel
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:04:34 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Tunnel
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
Looking into the abyss
Title:  Looking into the abyss
Description:  A view into the 4.5 mile long Hoosac Tunnel. I am not ashamed to admit I inspected this photo for ghosts! It certainly looks haunted!
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:04:56 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Tunnel
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Views:  77   Comments: 0
Track and an old catenary support
Title:  Track and an old catenary support
Description:  The line through the tunnel was once electrified due to the amount of smoke the steam engines were making.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:05:17 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Track
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Views:  76   Comments: 0
CPF-415 is dark
Title:  CPF-415 is dark
Description:  In the middle of the picture is the bridge across the Deerfield River.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:05:37 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
Deerfield River from the bridge
Title:  Deerfield River from the bridge
Description:  Yes I was trespassing by standing on the bridge.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:05:57 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge
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Views:  74   Comments: 0
Our long wait is rewarded
Title:  Our long wait is rewarded
Description:  After waiting almost 2 hours a train finally shows up. I was hoping for an eastbound to come out of the tunnel but this westbound would have to do.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:06:18 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
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Views:  71   Comments: 0
NS 9361 leads 287 west
Title:  NS 9361 leads 287 west
Description:  The train is crossing the Deerfield River and in about 700 feet it will enter the Hoosac Tunnel.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:06:43 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9361(C44-9W)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
287 heads west with a very short train
Title:  287 heads west with a very short train
Description:  The train is crossing the Deerfield River and in about 700 feet it will enter the Hoosac Tunnel.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:07:13 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9361(C44-9W)
Views:  97   Comments: 0
287's tail end
Title:  287's tail end
Description:  It will soon enter the Hoosac Tunnel.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:07:38 AM
Location:  Florida, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
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Views:  69   Comments: 0
Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum
Title:  Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum
Description:  An overview of the grounds with the trolley departing in the middle.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:07:58 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
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Views:  81   Comments: 0
Car Number 10 and an old MBTA PCC
Title:  Car Number 10 and an old MBTA PCC
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:08:16 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Transit,Action
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Views:  86   Comments: 0
Car Number 10 trundles along the Right of Way
Title:  Car Number 10 trundles along the Right of Way
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. Car Number 10 was built in 1896.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:08:38 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
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Views:  72   Comments: 0
Wedge shot of Car Number 10
Title:  Wedge shot of Car Number 10
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. Car Number 10 was built in 1896.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:08:59 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Transit,Action
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Views:  70   Comments: 0
Rear of Car Number 10
Title:  Rear of Car Number 10
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. Car Number 10 was built in 1896.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:09:19 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Transit,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  76   Comments: 0
Going away shot of Car Number 10
Title:  Going away shot of Car Number 10
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. Car Number 10 was built in 1896. The run goes only about a thousand feet!
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:09:42 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Transit,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  83   Comments: 0
Bangor and Aroostook Coach #230
Title:  Bangor and Aroostook Coach #230
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. It was built in 1934 by the Osgood-Bradley Company of Worcester, MA.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:10:01 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  111   Comments: 0
This old MBTA PCC is in rough shape
Title:  This old MBTA PCC is in rough shape
Description:  At the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. This car was built in 1951.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:10:20 AM
Location:  Shelburne Falls, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Transit
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Views:  135   Comments: 0
The southbound Vermonter starts across the Deerfield River
Title:  The southbound Vermonter starts across the Deerfield River
Description:  He departed Greenfield a few minutes ago.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:10:35 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 101(P42DC)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
Amtrak 101 leads the Vermonter south across the Deerfield River
Title:  Amtrak 101 leads the Vermonter south across the Deerfield River
Description:  He departed Greenfield a few minutes ago.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:10:52 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 101(P42DC)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
The southbound Vermonter tip toes across the Deerfield River Bridge
Title:  The southbound Vermonter tip toes across the Deerfield River Bridge
Description:  He departed Greenfield a few minutes ago.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:11:08 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 101(P42DC)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
Birds flee as the Vermonter crosses the Deerfield River
Title:  Birds flee as the Vermonter crosses the Deerfield River
Description:  He departed Greenfield a few minutes ago and is heading south.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:11:21 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 101(P42DC)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
Training Train
Title:  Training Train
Description:  An ex-C40-8 sits with a boxcar, tank car and an MBTA coach to train first responders at East Deerfield Yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:11:43 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 7575(C40-8)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Old B&M boxcar in the consist of the "training train"
Title:  Old B&M boxcar in the consist of the "training train"
Description:  Being used to train first responders at East Deerfield Yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:11:55 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  99   Comments: 0
Boston and Maine Blue
Title:  Boston and Maine Blue
Description:  An old boxcar being used to train first responders at East Deerfield Yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:12:18 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  74   Comments: 0
Old tower and some track equipment
Title:  Old tower and some track equipment
Description:  At the west end of East Deerfield Yard. A new signal waiting to be activated can be seen on the left.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:12:34 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
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Views:  74   Comments: 0
MBTA 532 at East Deerfield Yard
Title:  MBTA 532 at East Deerfield Yard
Description:  Being used to train first responders at East Deerfield Yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:12:54 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  119   Comments: 0
East Deerfield Yard Overview
Title:  East Deerfield Yard Overview
Description:  Absolutely dead on a Saturday afternoon.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:13:12 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  74   Comments: 0
Looking into East Deerfield Yard from the west end
Title:  Looking into East Deerfield Yard from the west end
Description:  A line of "new" engines for Pan Am can be seen waiting to be activated.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:13:32 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  94   Comments: 0
All is quiet at the East Deerfield Engine Terminal
Title:  All is quiet at the East Deerfield Engine Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:13:49 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 7518(C40-8)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
"New" GE's for Pan Am wait to be put into service
Title:  "New" GE's for Pan Am wait to be put into service
Description:  Soon Pan Am will be an all GE railroad. Seen at East Deerfield Yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 11:14:07 AM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  99   Comments: 2
NS 8111 leads I2K into East Deerfield Yard
Title:  NS 8111 leads I2K into East Deerfield Yard
Description:  I2K= an extra section of 22K
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:00 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8111(ES44AC)
Views:  55   Comments: 1
I2K prepares to duck under the railfan bridge
Title:  I2K prepares to duck under the railfan bridge
Description:  You can see some of the ongoing construction for the new bridge.
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:08 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8111(ES44AC)
Views:  67   Comments: 1
I2K enters the East Deerfield Yard area
Title:  I2K enters the East Deerfield Yard area
Description:  He will be passing straight through on the main.
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:15 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8157(ES44AC)
Views:  49   Comments: 1
I2K passes by the old yard tower
Title:  I2K passes by the old yard tower
Description:  I2K= an extra section of 22K.
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:21 PM
Location:  Deerfield, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8157(ES44AC)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
I2K crosses the Millers River
Title:  I2K crosses the Millers River
Description:  I2K= an extra section of 22K.
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:27 PM
Location:  Erving, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8111(ES44AC) NS 8157(ES44AC)
Views:  62   Comments: 1
MEC 7605 leads EDPO east
Title:  MEC 7605 leads EDPO east
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:34 PM
Location:  Wendell Depot, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 7605(C40-8)
Views:  57   Comments: 1
EDPO rounds the curve at Wendell Depot
Title:  EDPO rounds the curve at Wendell Depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:40 PM
Location:  Wendell Depot, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 7605(C40-8)
Views:  64   Comments: 1
Fresh out of the paint shop
Title:  Fresh out of the paint shop
Description:  MEC 7635 is the second of Pan Am's "new" C40-8's to be repainted into the corporate scheme.
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:48 PM
Location:  Wendell Depot, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 7635(C40-8)
Views:  106   Comments: 1
MEC 351 trails on EDPO
Title:  MEC 351 trails on EDPO
Description:  Dead in tow.
Photo Date:  2/19/2018  Upload Date: 3/1/2018 2:47:54 PM
Location:  Wendell Depot, MA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  75   Comments: 1


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