Your memory is correct, Fred. They were also known as the Governor Bradford cars. They were trying to sell the Braintree Extension big time, so they took a handful of cars and gave them the treatment- new fleurescent lighting, seats, etc., although I remember the seats as being permanently in one direction in one half of the car and the other direction in the other half. Seashore has at least one of the cars. I'm not sure if it has retained it's seating arrangments as a Bradford. For what it's worth, I always thought that they looked "mickey moused" as the cars retained their classic pre-war railroad coach look but had these small touches of "modernism". The two looks seemed to clash to my eye. The "Silverbirds" were a different story as they were all modern looking in their outward appearance. (My favorites were the 0700's that were painted inside and out - outside orange/grey, inside turquoise/salmon.)
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