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Maine Central Steam Locomotive #470 Discussion
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Welcome to the B&M/MEC Forum! >>>Please Read<<<
by MEC407  - 
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Calais Branch
by riffian  - 
17 Replies 
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Maine Central Business Car #333
by lvrr 560  - 
34 Replies 
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Surviving Maine Central Passenger Equipment
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79 Replies 
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The Maine Central Railroad Mountain Division
by BM6569  - 
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Siding Tewksbury State Hospital?
by NRGeep  - 
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2 Replies 
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Fred Frailey (Trains Mag): Dave Fink the elder anecdotes
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Boston & Maine's - Marlborough Branch.
by b&m 1566  - 
12 Replies 
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What if no Guilford?
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Sanbornville, NH turntable
by Pat Fahey  - 
3 Replies 
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Brunswick's, Maine roundhouse
by Pat Fahey  - 
2 Replies 
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Lakeport, NH B&M enginehouse
by Pat Fahey  - 
0 Replies 
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Maine Central's - Kineo Branch
by b&m 1566  - 
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Eastern Division abutments coming down.
by arthur d.  - 
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The Cocheco Railroad revisited
by Manalishi  - 
65 Replies 
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MEC Lower Road in danger
by backroadrails  - 
18 Replies 
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B&M Connecticut River Line???
by cu29640  - 
26 Replies 
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B&M MBTA RDC at Palmer?
by NellsChoo  - 
13 Replies 
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 by dcm74
 
Portsmouth Branch: Emery
by Manalishi  - 
15 Replies 
 911 Views
 by arthur d.
 
B&M and Maine Central passenger shared passenger trains?
by NRGeep  - 
5 Replies 
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Arch Bridge in South Lancaster, NH
by trainsinmaine  - 
11 Replies 
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Question on F2, F3, F7s on B&M
by rfranzosa  - 
29 Replies 
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Manchester & Keene Branch
by trainsinmaine  - 
7 Replies 
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Clinton Engine House
by Engineer Spike  - 
24 Replies 
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The Original Route
by b&m 1566  - 
6 Replies 
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Commuter rail power Lexington branch
by NRGeep  - 
5 Replies 
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B&M's response to 1918 plague
by NRGeep  - 
3 Replies 
 876 Views
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Tunnel Repair
by Engineer Spike  - 
1 Replies 
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B&M "Prince Spaghetti" covered hopper #5835
by Benjamin Maggi  - 
2 Replies 
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Rockingham Jct.station
by arthur d.  - 
17 Replies 
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Defunct lines in downtown Nashua
by jlarose  - 
28 Replies 
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The Eastern Railroad revisited
by Manalishi  - 
69 Replies 
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Who Owns the Clinton Tunnel?
by trainsinmaine  - 
6 Replies 
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Penobscot and Union River Railroad
by trainsinmaine  - 
2 Replies 
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Named Steam Locomotive - Signs ?
by scottb613  - 
5 Replies 
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B&M ALCO S4 1274
by bumthum  - 
7 Replies 
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Salem Harbor Branch
by RenegadeMonster  - 
2 Replies 
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Groveton rail service post-BM
by deacongeof  - 
10 Replies 
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saugus branch question
by tom18287  - 
5 Replies 
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B&M F7A 4265
by b&m 1566  - 
46 Replies 
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What was 1st C-C freight locomotive to regularly run on B&M?
by johnpbarlow  - 
6 Replies 
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 by SSW921
 
K8 Consolidation ?
by scottb613  - 
6 Replies 
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 by scottb613
 
Fun facts: MEC in 1963
by Cowford  - 
10 Replies 
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Boston And Maine Rectangular Herald
by ABP4014  - 
2 Replies 
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 by CarterB
 
Worcester & Hillsboro Branch/Worcester & Contoocook Branch
by b&m 1566  - 
2 Replies 
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 by jaymac
 
Question about B&M RDCs after the blizzard '78
by p42thedowneaster  - 
8 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
Between Hoosick and North Pownal
by trainsinmaine  - 
7 Replies 
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 by Manalishi
 
Seeking info on Clifford Somerville, B&M p.r. director 1950s
by Morning Zephyr  - 
3 Replies 
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 by edbear
 
Eastern CM bike trail infrastructure removal
by NRGeep  - 
9 Replies 
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Lowell junction
by Rockguy  - 
3 Replies 
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Maine Central / Pulp and Paper Mills
by Highball  - 
35 Replies 
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Maine Central Radios
by mwhite  - 
3 Replies 
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Flying Yankee Derailment
by CGRLCDR  - 
7 Replies 
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Original Boston and Maine Valuation Plans
by PViolette  - 
2 Replies 
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B&M Cars to be scrapped
by backroadrails  - 
0 Replies 
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B&M Portland Discontinuance
by gokeefe  - 
11 Replies 
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Maine Central Final Passenger Discontinuance
by gokeefe  - 
15 Replies 
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B&M 1956 Normal Consist of Passenger Trains
by gokeefe  - 
2 Replies 
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 by edbear
 
Original MEC line in Benton and Waterville
by trainsinmaine  - 
0 Replies 
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Mt Tom coal
by KevinD  - 
1 Replies 
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 by EDFLD Bill
 
Remains of B&M Belmont/Bristol Branches?
by B&Mguy  - 
11 Replies 
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 by kwf
 
Portland/Boston/Mechanicville routing question.
by roberttosh  - 
6 Replies 
 3761 Views
 by johnpbarlow
 
1871 flat car found
by Cowford  - 
2 Replies 
 2995 Views
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How Did B&M Get the State to Buy the Suburban Track?
by Engineer Spike  - 
12 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
A few B&M locations - still trains?
by nydepot  - 
11 Replies 
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Marlboro, NH spur
by IndianaMike  - 
9 Replies 
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 by L Webb
 
Cheshire Branch
by mdamico23  - 
13 Replies 
 10719 Views
 by jfloehr
 
B&M Watertank at Union, NH
by Pat Fahey  - 
1 Replies 
 2066 Views
 by JohnR19
 
B&M Watertank at Union, NH
by Pat Fahey  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Pat Fahey
 
Boston & Maine covered bridge move at the WW&F Railway
by flyingfox10  - 
4 Replies 
 2543 Views
 by flyingfox10
 
Sudbury freight house
by NRGeep  - 
2 Replies 
 2924 Views
 by The EGE
 
Help Save Boston & Maine covered truss bridge
by flyingfox10  - 
4 Replies 
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 by flyingfox10
 
T Equipment and Ayer Questions for the Late 1970s
by Engineer Spike  - 
3 Replies 
 2514 Views
 by MEC407
 
Lexington Branch detour trains
by cpf354  - 
3 Replies 
 3940 Views
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Pittsfield Station
by NYC27  - 
1 Replies 
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 by ericofmaine
 
Telegraph poles
by trainsinmaine  - 
14 Replies 
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B&M Blackmount Branch
by B&Mguy  - 
20 Replies 
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Mystery Photo
by trainsinmaine  - 
22 Replies 
 8055 Views
 by dcm74
 
Remaining SW-1s
by Brent S. Bette  - 
5 Replies 
 3763 Views
 by Mikejf
 
detour routes
by NRGeep  - 
13 Replies 
 4709 Views
 by jbvb
 
Maine Central (MEC) F3A/B and E7A Locomotives
by gokeefe  - 
29 Replies 
 15141 Views
 by jbvb
 
Lynn (Central Square) Station
by R36 Combine Coach  - 
9 Replies 
 6441 Views
 by jbvb
 
Chicopee, MA Operations
by Cadet57  - 
1 Replies 
 4099 Views
 by Jedijk88
 
Maine Central Harmony Branch
by backroadrails  - 
1 Replies 
 2852 Views
 by Dick H
 
Old B&M charts: what aspects do the signals represent?
by BostonUrbEx  - 
6 Replies 
 4624 Views
 by Pat Fahey
 
Looking for B&M Jeep FC Photos
by NellsChoo  - 
4 Replies 
 2980 Views
 by Dick H
 
Fate of B&M steam locomotive #827?
by NellsChoo  - 
5 Replies 
 4505 Views
 by NellsChoo
 
WN&P in Nashua
by trainsinmaine  - 
1 Replies 
 2952 Views
 by deathtopumpkins
 
B&M Stoneham Branch is . . . dead?!
by l008com  - 
10 Replies 
 8055 Views
 by Choo Choo Coleman
 
B&M Location Question...
by NellsChoo  - 
5 Replies 
 3945 Views
 by kwf
 
MEC spur in Brewer
by trainsinmaine  - 
5 Replies 
 5711 Views
 by RGlueck
 
State of Maine - The Gull (B&M/MEC LD Passenger Service)
by gokeefe  - 
65 Replies 
 35971 Views
 by jbvb
 
that B&M Pacific in the Piscataqua River
by TomNelligan  - 
5 Replies 
 3976 Views
 by Cowford
 
Bar Harbor Express - East Wind (B&M/MEC Seasonal Service)
by gokeefe  - 
30 Replies 
 20095 Views
 by CarterB
 
Surviving B&M equipment
by truman  - 
96 Replies 
 54744 Views
 by johnpbarlow
 
Photo location help please
by nydepot  - 
9 Replies 
 5640 Views
 by arthur d.
 
Maine Central MOW Gang Sleeper Cook cars
by Safetee  - 
2 Replies 
 3342 Views
 by Safetee
 
Last photo location, please
by nydepot  - 
4 Replies 
 4147 Views
 by GP40MC1118
 
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