Bay Colony Millis Line

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by Cosmo » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:23 pm

Yes,
there’s an old box just rotting away in that area, behind one of the factory complexes.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by GP40MC1118 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:01 am

I think there may be at least two boxcars there. Ex-M&P 40ft 4000 series or 50ft 5000 series boxcars Bay Colony
bought early on for materials storage, etc.

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by connor4521 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:32 pm

There is only one present today. At one time there was a boxcar buried near the GAF factory.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by John Smythe » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:10 pm

Cosmo wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:23 pm
Yes,
there’s an old box just rotting away in that area, behind one of the factory complexes.


Thank you for the information. would you happen to know whether it is a wooden or steel boxcar? Thanks.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by craven » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:41 pm

Update: 22 June 2019

Line is clear of all cars.

1701 in her nest.

Looks like Tresca doesn't require any additional loads, the cement plant in Maine can't produce additional product or Both.

It's been a long time since any cars were spotted on the spur.

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by John Smythe » Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:43 am

Is this the old boxcar currently sitting on a siding in Millis, Mass. Got this from NERAIL Photos.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by Cosmo » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:25 am

That's it.
"It belongs in a MUSEUM!"
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by craven » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:08 pm

1701 about to get busy...

(4) Cars in Framingham North Yard ready to move out on the CSX 731:

TILX 31409
TILX 31091
TILX 31171
TILX 31221

These should be spotted Thursday ( No 731 today)

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by GP40MC1118 » Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:32 pm

Unfortunately, these are not Millis cars. Headed to a new facility on the Grafton & Upton.
At least that was I was told.

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by connor4521 » Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:36 pm

Damn, you had me excited there for a second.

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by craven » Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:46 am

Update: 29 June 2019

Line is clear of all cars.

1701 looking for work.

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by connor4521 » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:06 pm

Why haven't we seen any cars this year yet?

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by GP40MC1118 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:36 am

Tresca may be getting their fly ash at the new place on the G&U. As for the cement,
probably gone back to barges. Really don't know.

Shame no one can't utilize that warehouse at end of track in Millis.

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by connor4521 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:39 am

Actually that warehouse was bought and is being renovated by the marijuana dispensary CommCan.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Post by BandA » Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:39 pm

Cannibus unit train? ;) Track would be covered with weed or weeds?

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