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Bay Colony Railroad Photographs

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This page of photographs covers the Bay Colony Railroad on Cape Cod, from the late 1980s through the mid-1990s.  Special thanks to Doug Scott for sharing these photos.

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Bay Colony 1501 as it looked when delivered in 1987, still wearing the paint of it's previous owner, the Detroit Toledo & Shore Line.  This shot is at Buzzards Bay, in the late 1980s.
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Bay Colony Alcos at Buzzards Bay, late 1980s.
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BCLR 1501 and 1751 cross Back River, on the Falmouth line, with a passenger-extra commemorating the opening of SEMASS and the start of the "trash trains."
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The ceremonial "first trash car" crosses Back River in Bourne.
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BCLR 1751 and 1501 lead a passenger-extra at Buzzards Bay, celebrating the opening of SEMASS.
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Bay Colony 1751 leads a passenger-extra across the Bass River, on the South Dennis line, in the early 1990s.
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Bay Colony 1751 brings a load of lumber over the Bass River, on the South Dennis line, for delivery at Mid Cape Home Center, a short distance down the track.  Early 1990s photograph.
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Bay Colony 1751 has a load of lumber in tow, destined for the Wood Lumber Company in Falmouth, as it passes the Cataumet station.
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Bay Colony 1751 leads the afternoon trash train from Yarmouth past Hoxie Pond in East Sandwich, in this early-to-mid 1990s photograph.
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Bay Colony 1751 runs light engine past the Monument Beach station, in Bourne, on the Falmouth line.
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Bay Colony 1751, possibly in emergency service for sister road Cape Cod Railroad, runs around its train at Sagamore, as a friendly bicycle rider waves.
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Bay Colony Alco RS-1 No. 1064 on display on track 8 at the Hyannis yard for "Railfest '96."
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Wearing fresh paint, BCLR 1501 has a new lease on life, now a GP-8 No. 1750, seen here in Hyannis for "Railfest '96."
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Another shot of the "new" BCLR 1750 at Hyannis.

All photographs on this page copyright Doug Scott.  


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