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1/25/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:BandA Fan
Dates:2/10/1900 - 5/31/1999
Album Info:Scans from mostly medium format and some 35mm black & white negs. Many have been moved to this album from previously assigned albums, mostly Vols. 2 and 3.
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Mastodon
Title:  Mastodon
Description:  The Boston & Albany acquired 10 4-8-0 "Mastodons" from Schenectady Locomotive works in 1899. They weren't popular with the operating dept. and only lasted about 10-15 years.
Photo Date:  1/1/1900  Upload Date: 12/13/2006 4:15:27 PM
Location:  Schenectady, NY
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Roster,Steam
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Views:  647   Comments: 0
B&A extra 1445 west
Title:  B&A extra 1445 west
Description:  "Sport model" A-1-c Berkshire charges upgrade at the "art colony" in this fine sequence by Cliff Scofield. Clifford was a master of the use and care of Speed Graphic cameras and passed away a few years ago in his early '90's.
Photo Date:  6/1/1940  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 4:18:57 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Clifford Scofield
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Signal,Action
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Views:  882   Comments: 2
B&A extra 1445 west
Title:  B&A extra 1445 west
Description:  B&A "mike" 1214 shoves hard on the rear of the extra 1445 west. The double stone arch at mile 128.25 is a couple hundred feet behind the locomotive and can just be seen near the edge of the tree at the right. Note the outward facing semaphore, also.
Photo Date:  6/1/1940  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 4:19:58 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Clifford Scofield
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  408   Comments: 0
B&A extra 1445 west
Title:  B&A extra 1445 west
Description:  The 1214 shoves the train into Middlefield as he crosses the bridge. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1940  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 4:21:07 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Clifford Scofield
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Steam,Action
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Views:  427   Comments: 0
B&A extra 1433 east
Title:  B&A extra 1433 east
Description:  A-1-b Bershire 1433 on the head end of eastbound tonnage about to duck into the "new bore" at State Line tunnel. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1940  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 4:22:38 PM
Location:  Canaan, NY
Author:  Unknown
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Action
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Views:  428   Comments: 0
CR 8151 west
Title:  CR 8151 west
Description:  Extra 8151 west rounding the horseshoe at about mile 128.8.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 3/1/2007 6:27:13 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 8151(GP38-2) CR 3293(GP40-2)
Views:  500   Comments: 0
CR 8151 west
Title:  CR 8151 west
Description:  Typical "pusher power" for Washington Hill shoves on the rear of the extra 8151 west.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 3/1/2007 6:29:51 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6242(SD40)
Views:  458   Comments: 0
CR 8151 west
Title:  CR 8151 west
Description:  Typical "pusher power" for Washington Hill shoves on the rear of the extra 8151 west.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 3/1/2007 6:31:50 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6242(SD40)
Views:  348   Comments: 0
Amtrak 448
Title:  Amtrak 448
Description:  Eastbound "Lake Shore" slips across the double arch at mile 128.25.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 3/1/2007 6:34:15 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 297(F40PHR)
Views:  449   Comments: 1
CR 6379
Title:  CR 6379
Description:  Westbound tonnage crossing the Westfield River at Mile 128.2 on an original construction (1841) double stone arch.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 8/6/2005 12:59:50 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  CR 6379(SD40-2)
Views:  493   Comments: 0
CR 6378
Title:  CR 6378
Description:  The extra 6379 west gets a shove from it's sister unit, SD40-2 6378. Regular helper service would end on Washington Hill in the summer of 1982.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 8/6/2005 1:00:16 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6378(SD40-2)
Views:  484   Comments: 0
Dinosaurs
Title:  Dinosaurs
Description:  A lashup you'll not soon be seeing again, SD45, U23-C, SD35 on westbound tonnage at Bancroft.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 8/6/2005 1:00:56 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6713(U23C) CR 6034(SD35)
Views:  662   Comments: 2
Dinosaurs
Title:  Dinosaurs
Description:  Pusher on the rear of the "Dinosaur" westbound.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 1:13:28 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6242(SD40)
Views:  461   Comments: 1
Dinosaurs
Title:  Dinosaurs
Description:  Pusher on the rear of the "Dinosaur" westbound at Bancroft.
Photo Date:  11/8/1980  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 1:15:01 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6242(SD40)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
CR 3185 west
Title:  CR 3185 west
Description:  Extra 3185 charges through the cut and across the river at the "art colony". Train is leaving Chester and entering Middlefield.
Photo Date:  2/28/1981  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 3:26:16 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CR 3185(GP40)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
CR 3185 west
Title:  CR 3185 west
Description:  Rear of the 3185 west at the "art colony".
Photo Date:  2/28/1981  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 3:27:04 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  248   Comments: 0
Amtrak 448
Title:  Amtrak 448
Description:  The "Lake Shore" dropping downgrade at the "art colony".
Photo Date:  2/28/1981  Upload Date: 3/2/2007 3:28:02 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 342(F40PH)
Views:  387   Comments: 0
CR 8248
Title:  CR 8248
Description:  Westbound tonnage will cross the town (and County) line as it crosses the bridge at the "art colony".
Photo Date:  3/7/1981  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:38:55 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8248(GP38-2)
Views:  511   Comments: 2
CR 8248 west
Title:  CR 8248 west
Description:  20 cylinders shoving on the rear of the extra 8248 west.
Photo Date:  3/7/1981  Upload Date: 3/1/2007 7:56:34 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6152(SD45)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
CR 8248 west
Title:  CR 8248 west
Description:  "She's got 20 cylinders and usin' 'em all", with apologies to the "Hot rod Lincoln".
Photo Date:  3/7/1981  Upload Date: 3/1/2007 7:58:07 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6152(SD45)
Views:  424   Comments: 0
CR 3328
Title:  CR 3328
Description:  Extra 3328 east tops the grade and meets the extra 6083 west.
Photo Date:  3/14/1981  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:45:53 PM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3328(GP40-2)
Views:  421   Comments: 0
CR 6083
Title:  CR 6083
Description:  Westbound tonnage will be rolling down 6 miles of 1.45% grade in just a few hundred more feet.
Photo Date:  3/14/1981  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:46:13 PM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6083(SD45)
Views:  528   Comments: 0
CR 5443
Title:  CR 5443
Description:  Westbound ballast train hammers upgrade at Bancroft. (Middlefield station)
Photo Date:  9/26/1981  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:52:42 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 5443(GP8)
Views:  591   Comments: 0
CR 8112
Title:  CR 8112
Description:  Westbound BOSE-7Y is strung out around a 180 degree horseshoe intersecting 3 towns and 3 counties.
Photo Date:  11/27/1981  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:57:49 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8112(GP38-2)
Views:  516   Comments: 1
CR 2284
Title:  CR 2284
Description:  Peddlar WNWS-5 arriving in Chester
Photo Date:  11/28/1981  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:57:03 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2284(GP35)
Views:  506   Comments: 0
CR 6473
Title:  CR 6473
Description:  Eastbound SENH crossing the west branch of the Westfield River in the center of Huntington.
Photo Date:  7/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/25/2005 6:57:27 PM
Location:  Huntington, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6473(SD40-2)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
Rear of SPSE
Title:  Rear of SPSE
Description:  Bringing up the markers on SPSE is a relatively "stock" ex New Haven NE-6 Caboose.
Photo Date:  7/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/22/2005 5:06:22 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  450   Comments: 1
CR 2746 on SPSE
Title:  CR 2746 on SPSE
Description:  Westbound SPSE passing MP 129 in Becket.
Photo Date:  7/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/22/2005 5:07:12 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2746(U23B)
Views:  530   Comments: 0
CR 1901
Title:  CR 1901
Description:  Quartet of B23-7's escorts westbound SPSE-0 approaching Bancroft.
Photo Date:  12/30/1982  Upload Date: 4/26/2005 7:29:13 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 1901(B23-7)
Views:  425   Comments: 0
CR 3201
Title:  CR 3201
Description:  Westbound SPSE-0X crosses the town line from Chester into Middlefield on the bridge at the "Art Colony".
Photo Date:  12/30/1982  Upload Date: 4/26/2005 7:28:53 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3201(GP40)
Views:  428   Comments: 0
CR 7947
Title:  CR 7947
Description:  Westbound NHSE coming around the horseshoe at mile 128.6.
Photo Date:  12/30/1982  Upload Date: 4/26/2005 7:27:16 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 7947(GP38-2)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
CR 8270
Title:  CR 8270
Description:  Conductor of local WNWS-5 waits by the station for his train to pull down for him to board the buggy.
Photo Date:  12/30/1982  Upload Date: 4/26/2005 7:28:25 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8270(GP38-2)
Views:  467   Comments: 0
(1) TV-8
Title:  (1) TV-8
Description:  Eastbound TV-8's climb is nearly finished, nearing the top of the grade at MP 142.
Photo Date:  2/26/1983  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 11:42:59 AM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3185(GP40)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
(2) TV-8
Title:  (2) TV-8
Description:  TV-8 near the end of his climb up from North Adams Jct.
Photo Date:  2/26/1983  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 11:43:21 AM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3185(GP40)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
(3) TV-8
Title:  (3) TV-8
Description:  TV-8 at the end of his climb at MP 142 in Hinsdale center.
Photo Date:  2/26/1983  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 11:43:39 AM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3185(GP40)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
CR 6410
Title:  CR 6410
Description:  Westbound BOEL dropping down off the west slope into North Adams Jct.
Photo Date:  2/26/1983  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 11:50:39 AM
Location:  Pittsfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6410(SD40-2)
Views:  761   Comments: 0
CR 8129
Title:  CR 8129
Description:  Eastbound SEBO is stretched out on the Hinsdale Flats tangent as he nears the summit.
Photo Date:  4/27/1983  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 11:54:25 AM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8129(GP38-2)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
CR 6609
Title:  CR 6609
Description:  SESP passes the old depot in Dalton behind a rare, for ConRail, C30-7. Only 10 units.
Photo Date:  7/16/1983  Upload Date: 4/27/2005 11:55:18 AM
Location:  Dalton, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6609(C30-7)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
CR 6606
Title:  CR 6606
Description:  BOEL working upgrade through Bancroft (Middlefield station) on a misty spring day.
Photo Date:  4/14/1984  Upload Date: 4/29/2005 1:48:55 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6606(C30-7)
Views:  394   Comments: 0
CR 6657
Title:  CR 6657
Description:  Eastbound SEBO-B at the Chester hot box detectors, just west of MP 123.
Photo Date:  6/30/1984  Upload Date: 5/1/2005 2:18:05 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6657(SD45-2)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
CR 2007
Title:  CR 2007
Description:  A half dozen B23-7's power eastbound SENH upgrade past the depot in Dalton.
Photo Date:  7/21/1984  Upload Date: 5/1/2005 2:18:45 PM
Location:  Dalton, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2007(B23-7)
Views:  360   Comments: 0
CR 6618
Title:  CR 6618
Description:  Eastbound TV-8B slips into Chester past the old helper terminal.
Photo Date:  11/23/1984  Upload Date: 5/1/2005 2:19:43 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6618(C32-8)
Views:  461   Comments: 0
New "Camels"
Title:  New "Camels"
Description:  Trio of 3 month old C32-8's lead SEBO-B through Bancroft.
Photo Date:  11/23/1984  Upload Date: 5/1/2005 2:20:40 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6619(C32-8)
Views:  549   Comments: 0
More new "Camels"
Title:  More new "Camels"
Description:  Westbound TV-9X tops the grade at Washington depot behind another trio of new C32-8's.
Photo Date:  11/24/1984  Upload Date: 5/1/2005 2:33:18 PM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6611(C32-8)
Views:  482   Comments: 0
(1) TV-9
Title:  (1) TV-9
Description:  TV-9 works westward through the Middlefield Twin Ledges at 08:13. with the Westfield river being the town line in this area and the railroad crossing it 4 times in a half mile, you better know where you are, we are in Becket at this point.
Photo Date:  3/2/1985  Upload Date: 1/17/2006 5:10:08 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6577(C30-7A)
Views:  403   Comments: 0
(2) TV-9
Title:  (2) TV-9
Description:  As TV-9 passes our location, he crosses the river into Middlefield.
Photo Date:  3/2/1985  Upload Date: 1/17/2006 5:10:49 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6577(C30-7A) CR 6575(C30-7A)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
(3) TV-9
Title:  (3) TV-9
Description:  As TV-9 hits the second cut to the west, he meets eastbound TV-6 at 08:14.
Photo Date:  3/2/1985  Upload Date: 1/17/2006 5:11:29 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  273   Comments: 0
(4) TV-9
Title:  (4) TV-9
Description:  Cropped section of the preceding photo for a little closer view of TV-9 passing TV-6. I shoulda' been at THAT cut!
Photo Date:  3/2/1985  Upload Date: 1/17/2006 5:12:45 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  250   Comments: 0
TV-6
Title:  TV-6
Description:  TV-6 passing TV-9 and crossing the river from Middlefield into Becket for a few hundred feet,
Photo Date:  3/2/1985  Upload Date: 1/17/2006 5:13:30 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6592(C30-7A)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
TV-6 and TV-9
Title:  TV-6 and TV-9
Description:  Just out of sight is another bridge spanning the river and it's back into Middlefield for TV-6.
Photo Date:  3/2/1985  Upload Date: 1/17/2006 5:14:31 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  253   Comments: 0


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